[aprssig] APRS Weather hops and rates

Robbie, wa9inf mwrobertson at comcast.net
Sat Mar 1 07:13:42 EST 2008

Yes, I think that would be great.. However, I personally think that the 
10 minute interval isn't abusive even without an event.


Greg D. wrote:
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>> Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:49:10 -0600
>> From: mwrobertson at comcast.net
>> To: bruninga at usna.edu; aprssig at lists.tapr.org
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Weather hops and rates
>> Again, the weather conditions should dictate how often a weather station 
>> beacons.. If all I have to go on, and this is just hypothetical, is a 
>> weather station's 30 minute beacon after I just got clobbered and I 
>> would have had time to dig a hole, that'd hurt...
> So, do we need a weather-specific variable beacon interval (sort of like with the smart beacon while driving), based on barometric pressure, temperature, or rainfall rate changes?  "Corner pegging" the first raindrop would be useful too.
> Just a thought... 
> Greg  KO6TH
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