[aprssig] NEW WIDEn-N what to do with this??

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon May 23 09:11:03 EDT 2005

My README/HF.TXT should cover it.

Dont have time to look it up this morning.

>>> "Ed L. Locklear, KF4CHG" <kf4chg at earthlink.net> 5/23/2005 9:06:00
AM >>>
Robert Bruninga wrote:

> It should send a poison pill!
>>>>sv2agw at raag.org 5/22/2005 3:25:39 PM >>>
>>What a digi should do with this?
>>Via SV2BNL-10,SV2IHE-11*,TRACE7-6,GATE,WIDE3-3
> This is the height of ignorance or stupidity or arrogance.
> This single packet could theoretically tie up the HF channel
> for over 10 minutes for EACH packet!!!!!
> GIven that a 7-7 packet can generate almost 200 copies
> on VHF, and then everyone of those can get GATED to
> HF at 3 seconds per packet.
> Going back to my first writings on HF, the rule is that
> NO ONE ON VHF should ever be gating to HF.  Leave
> HF for HF users who have no other path into the APRS
> system.
> de WB4APR, Bob


Do have this documented on your website or is it in the TAPR files 
section?  Would like to put together a How-To and Not-Do file 
presentation whenever I do an APRS instruction class.


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