[aprssig] Droping WIDEn-N does work!

Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Thu Dec 9 20:48:18 EST 2004

THIS IS GREAT! I would like to add this here (see my last reply) ... please
explain.   If I put in WIDE2-2 and WIDE3-3 into the UIDIGI command, the
KPC3+ will digi WIDE2-1, WIDE3-1, and WIDE3-2 as well???????

Cheers ... 73 de brian, n1bq, underhill center, vermont

On 12/9/04 10:41 AM, "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

>>>> <dick at kb7zva.com> 11/22/04 12:45:24 PM >>>
>> But [after droping WIDEn-N flooding] to also support W2-2
>> and W3-3 locals, we added those starting paths into the
>> UIDIGI alias list so that mobiles using a "decent path" of
>> W2-2 or W3-3 will get out.
> This is brilliant!
> 1) It completely squleches out of area WIDEn-N QRM
> 2) Yet it allows passing through mobiles that are set to
>     respectible W2-2 or W3-3 to still get out their first hop!
> 3) and as long as "this" digi with this setting can hit
>    at least ONE WIDEn-N digi somewhere, then their
>    packet will continue onward
> 4) It discourages anything over W3-3, by simply ignoring them!
> I love it.  SImple, and it works. and can be implemented
> NOW by any remote-sysop where it is needed.
> This set up is ideal for a digi that is one hop beyond the
> fringe of a major metro area.  Droping the WIDEn-N
> entirely acts as a firewall against the propogation of
> long distance and unwanted WIDEn-N QRM while still
> passing "decent" mobiles passing through.
> de WB4APR, Bob
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