Re: Help on settings Digi T2
- Hello sorry i posted this before i had seen the old post i will drive up there this weekend and change the wide part if i can get you to look at the rest of the cong file before i go up there to make sure no other changes need to be made
Please Email me and i send you the config file i have
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, James Ewen <ve6srv@...> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 3:24 PM, redneckmike586@...
> <kd5vxq@...> wrote:
> > Hello Group i have a question i been reading on aprs my question is i have my
> > settings on the Digi's wide1-1,wide2-2 sound the setting be WIDEn-N ?
> I'll attempt to translate your question into English... I'm guessing
> that you are attempting to say is that you have the outgoing path on
> your digi set to WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2, and should the outgoing path be
> Digipeaters should NEVER run WIDE1-1 in their outgoing path. WIDE1-1
> should ONLY be used by low powered stations that need to get help from
> a home fill-in digipeater to be able to be heard by the main
> digipeaters. If you have a digipeater set up where it needs to get
> help from a home fill-in digipeater in order to be heard by the rest
> of the digipeater network, help your RF network out by shutting down
> the digipeater that is of no use to the network. Digipeaters need to
> be installed where they can hear a large area, and help out by
> capturing signals and repropagating them around the network.
> Should your digipeater use WIDEn-N as an outgoing path? If you mean
> literally WIDEn-N, No. Use an outgoing path of WIDE2-1 at most. That
> is effectively a 2 hop path since your digipeater IF installed
> properly is already covering a large area, and one hop out of the
> digipeater is equivalent to a mobile running a 2 hop path.
> > My 2nd question is i have 2 Digi one not in a good spot yet And 1 Igate how do i
> > send all traffic to my IGate instead of going threw other DIGI?
> You don't. There's no provision for directing traffic on the RF
> network. The packets are handled in accordance to the path set in the
> packet from the source. The purpose of the APRS RF network is to move
> traffic around the RF network, not to funnel packets to a specific
> i-gate. The RF network should deliver packets to other users on RF,
> with only a small fraction of those users being i-gates which then
> push the packets to the APRS-IS network.
> The closest you could do for making the packets from WD5MHZ-2 not go
> through other digipeaters would be to use a blank outgoing path. No
> digipeaters would handle the packets. Your i-gate would probably
> handle most of the packets since it is in simplex range, but other
> i-gates in simplex range would also possibly handle the packets.
> > i fell i dont have it set up correctly can anyone send me a cong file of theirs so
> > i can compare to wd5mhz@...
> There is no configuration that will set up the unit to direct packets
> in a specific direction.
> Have you looked to see where your WD5MHZ-2 digipeater can hear?
> It has a wonderful vantage point from up on that hill... There's no
> need to put another down lower where WD5MHZ-1 is located.
> GAYLOR listens down into the area very well as well... You're probably
> going to have to go quite a distance away to find a spot where adding
> another digipeater will HELP the network.
> We chased around this bush for a long time a few months ago...
> Did you set up the OT2 with at least one callsign in the authlist so
> that you can remotely administer the digipeater without having to
> drive to the site?