[aprssig] Worst Path of the Day

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Mon Nov 1 01:35:28 EST 2004

At 04:06 AM 10/27/2004, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>I like this one.
>Getting to the internet is easy and easy to fix.
>It is easier to put up an IGate than a digi.
>Let FINDU not show anyone with a path longer than 3.
>(Though 2 is really the right path in most urban areas)...  Bob

         That's great, until you get into the desert where you need 4 hops 
just to get to the next live user.

At 10:11 AM 10/27/2004, Bill Vodall wrote:
> >
> > "This position arrived at FINDU via a path that is too long and
> > considered in appropriate on the APRS RF system."
>Path is too long for where?   A path that's too long for Seattle
>is appropriate and necessary in Montana.   It's a regional problem.
>Going beyond manually enter hop counts to "pseudo paths" like
>LOCAL, REGION and WORLD (or whatever...) would allow the
>local systems to handle the packets and the users wouldn't have to
>worry about this trivia.   It's time to get past this minutiae and move on.
>Bill - WA7NWP

         YEAH!  WHAT HE SAID!!!

         7 3

Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico  DM84jk

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