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9213Re: [tracker2] digipeat own packets when backpacking

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  • James Ewen
    Nov 3, 2009
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      It will work for anyone wanting to have a helper digi for themselves.
      Just choose an alias that is not normally used by the network.



      On 11/3/09, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb@...> wrote:
      > James,
      >
      > Wonderfully concise and complete! Thank you so much for the
      > clarification. I would have messed up the path by not putting the
      > WIDE2-1 after the LYNN which is after the path that I'd really like
      > handled by the normal network.
      >
      > It would seem that this solution would also work for KC2EUS and his
      > VX8R, right?
      >
      > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Wanting to resurrect my MT-300 on a pocket J-Pole
      > for bicycling
      >
      > James Ewen wrote:
      >> Lynn,
      >>
      >> If you want to have your OT2 act as a personal digi, just set up an
      >> alias that is unique, and turn on preemptive digipeating on that
      >> alias.
      >>
      >> In the HT, set your path to WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1,LYNN,WIDE2-1.
      >>
      >> In the regular network, you'll get picked up by regular and fill-in
      >> digis on the first hop. On the next hop, you'll get handled only by
      >> WIDE digis. The next hop is your unique alias, which will cause an end
      >> to the packet being handled.
      >>
      >> When you are in the neighborhood of your personal digi, the OT2 will
      >> preempt up to the LYNN alias, and then the next hop will be the final
      >> WIDE2-1 in the list.
      >>
      >> If you are in range of both your personal digi, and any other digi,
      >> there should be no issues, as the main digipeater network will
      >> anti-dupe no matter where it is handling the packet in the outgoing
      >> paths.
      >>
      >> James
      >> VE6SRV
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> On 11/3/09, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>> kc2eus wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Sorry for the double post last time. I did not think the first had gone
      >>>> through.
      >>>> Ok I've got it now. If I set it to a fill-in with WIDE 1-1 I think I
      >>>> should be good.
      >>>> I was worried I was going to cause an issue with "spamming" the network.
      >>>> This was where the concern was coming from.
      >>>> Also if I leave it at WIDE 1-1 I don't have to mess around changing the
      >>>> default settings in the VX8 everytime I use this setup.
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>> Buit if you leave the T2 set up as a WIDE1, you will definitely be
      >>> "spamming" the network as you drive it around town. It will be a WIDE1-1
      >>> digi full time repeating every WIDE1-1 packet that it hears. Not
      >>> recommended configuration.
      >>>
      >>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Watching this closely as I'd like to use my T2-135
      >>> as a local digi for my MT-300 on a bicycle!
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>> Thanks for the info, i think I was trying to make it more complex than
      >>>> it
      >>>> was !
      >>>>
      >>>> Andrew
      >>>>
      >>>> --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@...> wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>> Andrew K1YMI / KC2EUS / GM1YMI wrote...
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>> This begs another question. If I enable as WIDE 2-1 or WIDE 1-1
      >>>>>> then it'll digi everything it hears, as long as they fit the WIDE n-N
      >>>>>> criteria.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>> If you enable it for WIDEn-N up to two hops, it would respond to anyone
      >>>>> using a path of WIDE2-2 or WIDE2-1 or WIDE1-1. If it was set up as a
      >>>>> fill-in digi only, it would only respond to WIDE1-1.
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>> Or is there a way to only digi my packets .. is this where the
      >>>>>> checkbox "digi on my call" comes into play ?
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>> The "digi on my call" (the call in the T2) is one option. Another would
      >>>>> be to pick a non-standard alias for ALIAS 1 <alias> like...
      >>>>>
      >>>>> ALIAS 1 MEONLY
      >>>>>
      >>>>> and set a path of MEONLY in the VX-8R, or MEONLY,WIDE2-1 if you
      >>>>> hope another digi to pick you up after it goes through the T2. Of
      >>>>> course, if someone sees you being digi'd by MEONLY, there would be
      >>>>> nothing to stop them from using the path too.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Yet another option... use a path of WIDE2-2,TEMP and enable TEMP as one
      >>>>> of the aliases in the T2 and turn PREEMPT ON for that alias. You would
      >>>>> get at least one hop from the T2 if it hears you. If it doesn't,
      >>>>> there's
      >>>>> a chance you will be digi'd by any WIDEn-N digi that hears you.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
      >>>>> --
      >>>>> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
      >>>>>
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