[aprssig] Why RELAY,WIDE... is so bad....

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Fri Apr 1 09:58:20 EST 2005


In all my experiences, which don't seem to make any sense any more, our 
home station RELAYs with CallSign substitution, or MyAlias was exactly 
that. A home RELAY hears the RELAY,WIDE2-2 and it goes out as 
WA9INF*,WIDE2-2, which I still see all our Home stations RELAYs doing 
even today! Not many are actually needed with our big WIDEn-Ns, but 
there are a few that do a good job. Mine is not needed, so I don't 
digipeat anything..


Jason Winningham wrote:
> Can the available digi software for home-based digis just insert their 
> own flagged callsign into the path and leave WIDE2-2 alone?
> e.g., mobile's path is
> WIDE2-2
> a home/fill-in digi would just
> and send it on.  The "main" digipeaters would treat WIDE2-2 as normal.
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
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