[aprssig] Re. Another Clueless Balloonist...

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 15:48:33 EDT 2014

On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 2:41 PM, David Dobbins <ddobbins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I called and left a message for Jim, KF6RFX, and politely suggested he
> change his balloon tracker path from WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 to either WIDE2-1 or NO
> path, which is the ultimate best path setting.

The problem is not the path, it's the 10s beacon rate on each balloon,
with 2 balloons up at the same time.

The path is sub-optimal, but not significantly worse for the local
network than, say, someone who leaves their tracker on while shopping
for an hour or two.


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