[aprssig] WIDEn-N question

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Tue Nov 3 21:25:29 EST 2009


I'm really not being contentious, but I've never seen a recommendation 
of the N-1 described below.  You caught me at a good/bad time as I'm 
actually preparing an APRS presentation for our local ham club and had 
just re-read the following New-N Paradigm pages....



As it says there, I've only seen WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 suggested and never 
WIDE1-1,WIDE3-2 although I completely understand the logic behind the 

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

Steve Noskowicz wrote:
> In other words, 
> For strict adhereance to the New Paradigm (and ignoring which digi uses which part of the path), the above "should" be:
> WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1
>    vs.
> WIDE1-1,WIDE3-2
>    vs.
> WIDE1-1,WIDE4-3
>    to be completely correct (again, ignoring if it is wise to do).
> On this one   WIDE1-1,WIDE3-2  you will sometines see that WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 is sometimes recommended instead.  That is the one that Bob said would be expected by come operators (who look at such things) and that is was "ok" for that reason even though it is not per the paradigm.
> Hope that is clear ...um...  and that I "get" the paradigm.
> 73, Steve, K9DCI
> --- On Tue, 11/3/09, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

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