[aprssig] on a multi-TNC digipeater, which callsign should be traced?

Andre aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Tue Oct 13 12:57:57 CDT 2015


Op 13-10-15 om 15:47 schreef Robert Bruninga via aprssig:
>> Sort of not really. E.g. if you see WIDE2,
>> you have no real idea if it started as -1 or -2
>> unless you also have complete information about how all digis in the local
>> network behave.
> 
> But generally, it mens 2 hops,  because the convention is that APRS is most
> areas (not LA, etc) can support two hops.
> That is either a WIDE2-2 for fixed stations or a WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 for
> mobiles.  Both are two hops.  Not the cleanest, but it’s the only thing that
> allowed fill-in digis.
> 
> Bob

Not the only thing but the alternative would have been to phase out the
buggy KPC3s years earlier.
Nowadays a raspberry pi with tnc-pi would be much better for setting up
a remote digipeater.

73 de Andre PE1RDW


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