[aprssig] Bad Path

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Fri Aug 26 15:11:29 EDT 2005

At 09:43 AM 8/23/2005, kc5zrq wrote:
>In Lubbock, where it is extremely flat, we rarely have a
>need for a fill-in digi.  So our digis do not treat WIDE1-1
>as if it was a fill-in digi.  If someone sends
>WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2, then they will be digid one time.  Bad
>paths like WIDE1-2,WIDE2-3 will also only hop one time.
>Hopping one time while in Lubbock isn't so bad since you
>will always get into the Internet gateway.  If you are in
>Lubbock and you want to get your signal on RF to get outside
>of Lubbock you can use a path of WIDE3-3.  This will let
>your packets reliably reach digipeaters in Andrews and
>Stonewall counties, some 75 to 90 miles away.  WIDE3-3 will
>probably also hit many other distant digipeaters during one
>of the frequent VHF propagation enhancements.

         Tell me how to get the 100 or so miles to Clovis from Lubbock -- 
and I don't mean highway 84!  <G>


Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk

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