[aprssig] Digi Deduplication Behavior

Bill Vodall wa7nwp at gmail.com
Thu May 22 17:41:23 CDT 2014


> But there is no reason why other broadcast non-connected protocols, such as
> OpenTRAC, couldn't use APRS-style flood-fill aliases for digipeating. They
> just should stay off the APRS channels and use separate digipeater  instances.

A slightly different twist - other packet channels should use APRS for
resource discovery and identification...    Even the wideN alias
scheme works well.

A few of us have been using TCP/IP on APRS channel with with wideN
aliases for months.  Not the best but it does work.

Bill, WA7NWP

PS  Ok - it's a local 9600 UHF channel but it would work on 144.39 if
there wasn't much local activity as is far too often the case.


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