[aprssig] W1-1 vs WIDE1-1

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Sun Feb 26 13:34:19 EST 2006

It appears then, the user in this case has something set up wrong, as 
the radio is not expanding the W1-1 to a WIDE1-1. I forgot, I have both 
the TMD-700 and THD-7a, should have looked there also!


AE5PL Lists wrote:

> The Kenwood radios allow you to enter W instead of WIDE and R instead of
> RELAY in the path as a shorthand method of path entry.  The radios would
> then expand W1 to WIDE1-1 for transmission.  There may be other software
> or hardware that do something similar, but this is the one I know of.
> Note also that the shorthand is inclusive of the SSID (W2 = WIDE2-2).
> Don't know what they would do with W1-1,W2-2.  As a further example for
> those that use the Kenwoods (including myself), to get WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2
> in the path, you can enter W1,W2 for your path.  However, to get WIDE2-1
> you must enter WIDE2-1 I think.
> Hope this helps.
> 73,
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> mailto:pete at ae5pl.net 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Robbie - WA9INF
>>Posted At: Sunday, February 26, 2006 12:09 PM
>>Subject: [aprssig] W1-1 vs WIDE1-1
>>What firmware, or software was there that recognized W1-1 as 
>>well as WIDE1-1? I seem to remember that it was excepted at 
>>one time to use W instead WIDE.

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