[aprssig] How to digi 6x in the New APRS world?

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Tue Aug 16 06:28:28 EDT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen H. Smith
> Posted At: Monday, August 15, 2005 9:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] How to digi 6x in the New APRS world?
> w2ev at arrl.net wrote:
> > What would be the "new North American paradigm" setting for 
> assuring 
> > that my APRS frame is digipeated for a maximum of six 
> times, now that 
> > such pains have been made to limit people's ability to do so in the 
> > APRS service?  Reply direct, if you believe that it is best to not 
> > reveal such strategies to the general list, please.  This 
> is for this 
> > upcoming weekend only...not something that I'm going to do for any 
> > appreciable length of time.
> The "New Paradigm" is expressly intended to prevent this kind 
> of wide-area flooding.  Most digis are now trapping and 
> ignoring anything 
> over WIDE2-2 or WIDE3-3 .    SIX hops will definitely be shot down on 
> most of today's digis!

Simple: WIDE2-2,WIDE2-2,WIDE2-2  And this is one of the reasons why
source-routing doesn't work.


Pete Loveall AE5PL
mailto:pete at ae5pl.net 

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