[aprssig] Another Clueless Balloonist On The Rampage With A Bad Path...

Lawrence LaBranche capdiamont at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 17 06:39:30 CDT 2014


Yes, digi, I gates, etc could be designed to rate limit. The problem here is the RF channel is getting slammed.

Lawrence LaBranche KI6ZQY

> On Mar 16, 2014, at 15:59, Tom Hayward <esarfl at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 12:43 PM, qrv at kd4e.com <qrv at kd4e.com> wrote:
>> Can the network be designed to reject beacons sent too frequently
>> from the same source?
> 
> Great question! I'd much rather focus on designing a more robust
> network than singling out specific bad actors.
> 
> aprx supports rate limiting by source. Here's the section from the manual:
> The srcratelimit is like ratelimit, except it is applied per packet
> source call sign. In 3rd- party frames (i-gated and radio relayed) it
> is the innermost source callsign, otherwise it is packet source
> callsign. This allows regulating any single source callsign from
> flooding the channel (either by gate or digipeat.)
> 
> 
> Tom KD7LXL
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