[aprssig] Pinging a digi?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Jul 9 11:25:43 CDT 2017


Sure you can ping a digi.  Just use its callsign in the path instead of
WIDEn-N.
bob


On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 5:39 PM, Denny Phillips II <w0ddp.denny at gmail.com>
wrote:

> This is my first post, so hope I am doing it right...
>
> I know I can't (I think) ping a digi like I can an IP.  What I would like
> to to is send a beacon through a specific digi before it gets to an iGate.
> I would like to test the coverage of a specific digi for an upcoming bike
> ride that our ARES is doing comms for.  I could take my 710g or 72a and run
> the course while hitting the specific digi (or trying).  We are going to be
> using some Micro-Trak AIO units along with other, but if I can verify where
> the unit will hit this mountain top digi and where it will not, this will
> tell me if we need to do a specific fill in digi.  During the ride, it will
> beacon as normal.  I also want to make sure the digi will get RF to where
> our command post will be because we will only be taking APRS data via RF.
> No internet support for the tracking program we are using.
>
> Thanks for all the help!!
> 73 W0DDP
>
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