[aprssig] parked cars

ke4nyv at hamhud.net ke4nyv at hamhud.net
Tue Aug 16 14:22:56 EDT 2005

Wes my friend!  Why not just let SmartBeaconing do what it does best?  
Set that
Slow_Rate to limit the "parked beacons"

Jason KE4NYV
RPC Electronics

Quoting Wes Johnston <aprs at kd4rdb.com>:

> I just had a thought about stopping parked cars from beaconing all
> day...  A car with a GPS turned off and a tracker left on will beacon
> the same position all day long.  Since it would make the same packet
> over and over again, why not set the dupe timer on the digipeaters to as
> long as possible... 255 seconds, right?  The only caveat to this is that
> messages get sent 3 times in the first minute, and while the first copy
> of a message stands a chance at getting digipeated the 2nd thru 5th
> copies wouldn't.
> Just a though to at least halve the rate parked cars beacon at.  Plus,
> it's been mighty quiet here.  (we have to raise the noise floor a little
> to run Ev off again!!!j/k)
> Wes
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