[aprssig] Actually, the WIDE2-1,WIDE1-1 solution!

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Fri Apr 1 13:29:53 EST 2005

Whoa Nelly....

What happens when the digi in the next town digipeats a packet that is
W2-2?  it comes out as W2-1, and my home station will digipeat
it....along with everyone else's... not good.


Robert Bruninga wrote:

>>>>bruninga at usna.edu 4/1/05 12:41:46 PM >>>
>>>That is why my WIDE0-1,WIDE1-1 seems like it should
>>>work fine. ...
>BUT IT WONT WORK.  Just tried it and the KPC-3
>doesnt like the "WIDE0-1".  OK, so I tried the following 
>and it *does* work!    So here would be the proposal
>for those areas that still want to have lots of home-digis.
>1) We eliminate RELAY completely.
>2) Any FILL-IN digi that used to be a RELAY if it really is 
>    needed, will change his RELAY alias to "WIDE2-1"
>3) All DIGIS eliminate RELAY and fully support WIDEn-N
>4) The recommended 2 hop mobile path in these areas is:
>All DIGIS and all fill-in home WIDE2-1 digis will respond 
>to the first hop and only the real digis will respond to the
>following WIDE1-1.
>And in the remote areas where 3 hops are acceptible
>then mobiles can use the WIDE2-1,WIDE2-2 path if
>they really think they are that important.
>But remember, this is ONLY For those areas that still think
>that home station digis are required in their area.  I don't 
>think in most of the USA this is really needed so the general 
>recommendation for mobiles remains just WIDE2-2 or maybe 
>WIDE3-3 out in the real boonies.   And if locals want then 
>they can support the WIDE2-1 home digis.
>But lets get rid of the multiplication DUPE problem of RELAY 
>now...  This new idea of replaceing it with the home station
>alias of WIDE2-1 should  make those areas happy, and let 
>the rest of us get on with the job of eliminating the dupe
>multiplying RELAY...
>Will this work?
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