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

n2lbt at spamcop.net n2lbt at spamcop.net
Tue Aug 16 14:02:17 EDT 2005

We still don't want to hear it. We needed it here in the Northeast,  
and you say you don't need it there. This conversation is a local  
matter between you and your local digipeater sysops. The APRS list  
does not control the New Mexico digipeaters.

Dennis Hudson, N2LBT
Albany, NY

On Aug 16, 2005, at 1:17 PM, Earl Needham wrote:
>>  2) He wants six hops, but he knows its not kosher, but its all
>> right just for this weekend for his purposes ... and I am sure he
>> won't do it again until the next contest!
>         Well you know, I tried to tell this list of people for  
> several years that we just didn't need to go to such short paths  
> over the entire country and nobody wanted to hear it.  Now we are  
> limited to 2 or so hops over most of the USA and sometimes that  
> just isn't enough.  But nobody wants to hear it STILL.  This  
> morning, I'm down to three stations on my map again, and two of  
> those are via the internet feed.  Nothing coming through any more  
> on RF.
>>  3) He knows its not kosher, so its OK to email him backchannel and
>> tell him how to use his magic decoder ring to compromise the system,
>> "just this one weekend" so noone else will know, just him and his
>> 'deep throat' source! If he is the only one using the trick then it
>> gives him an unfair advantage over the other rovers, if he spills the
>> beans to the other rovers, then the NE APRS network has a complete
>> mess on its hands for 48 hours.
>         You're saying a couple of rovers would create "a complete  
> mess"?  Something's wrong with the system if you're that close to  
> capacity.
>         Earl

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