[aprssig] Hop progression

Jim Alles kb3tbx at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 09:58:00 EST 2011

Now I am talking to myself, to clarify what this thread is focused on VHF
(144.390) operations in the USA, where there is a lot of activity.

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Jim Alles <kb3tbx at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Javier Henderson <javier at kjsl.org> wrote:
>> If my packets are not being heard by a digi, it doesn't matter how many
>> hops my path has, they are not being heard.
>> Having more hops than necessary can be quite detrimental to other stations
>> over a large area. There is someone not far from me that is sending six
>> beacons per minute with three hops in the path, his packets are covering at
>> least two states given the number of digis in the area.
>> 73,
>> -jav w6vms
>> That's what I'm talkin' about!  Because I care about the RF environment.
> 73,
> Jim A.
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