Re: [aprsisce] Area of Influence (or just how far do those packets go?
>> So, by listening for all DIGIs heard DIRECT,ARGH, my bad. I was wrongly thinking that WIDEn-N was using the UIFLOOD mechanism, so all packets would arrive with no path info older than the last hop. Musta-been a brain glitch*. But with the New-N paradigm, we now use UITRACE, and so paths do arrive intact. You are right.
>> you get the 1 hop area. By capturing all digis
>> you hear via 1 hop you have the 2 hop area,
>> and all digis heard via 2 hops, you get the
>> 3 hop area, etc. But it has to be based on the
>> digipeater's beacons themselves, not other
>> packets through it.
> How's that work?
*Im sitting here in 5 days of boring powerpoint presentatinos, sitting in the back and trying to do email too. Guess I was not paying attention..