[aprssig] W1-1 vs WIDE1-1

Matt Werner kb0kqa at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 15:15:15 EST 2006

It's also used by the HamHUDs (W for WIDE), but the user needs to be
running a version of firmware that supports it (it's a recently
introduced feature).

73 - Matt

On 2/26/06, AE5PL Lists <HamLists at ametx.com> 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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