[aprssig] WIDE4-4 comments

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Thu Nov 8 15:58:48 EST 2007

I'd suggest courteous modern ops could set WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 mobile (here too,
as elsewhere) and do as well, just fine.  Why join our too-self-absorbed
73, Cap

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of James
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 12:03 PM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] WIDE4-4 comments
> In a few weeks I will be making a cross country trip, I will be running a
> TT2, I need to reconfigure the tracker anyway, and I have a
> switch for both
> settings, I could run 4-4 while I cruise thru the state and just
> switch it
> back when I cross the border.
> kb7tbt
> > Since the New-N paradigm worked so well at reducing dupes and
> > QRM on the channel, maybe after operating at W3-3 for a while,
> > the locals found that they could go up to 4-4 and still have a
> > working network without spill over into adjacent cities?  I know
> > NM is unique in its spare population density, and has one of the
> > best APRS networks in the world..  Anyway, has anyone kept an
> > eye on this and can comment on how well the channel is working
> > out there?

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