Re: [tracker2] Re: Smart Beaconing time based on speed
- On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Ron N9QGS <APRSdash9@...> wrote:
> now I understand that based on speed itsActually, it does not describe a linear relationship, but rather an
> a linear line between the fast and slow speed,
inversely proportional relationship.
> but what happens beyondBelow the low speed threshold, your beacon rate = slow rate. Above the
> the high speed and below the slow speed...
high speed threshold, your beacon rate = fast rate.
> and how does it calculateYour beacon rate is calculated immediately:
> when your speed may be fluctuating due to traffic lights going straight.
beacon_rate = fast_rate * high_speed_threshold / speed;
where speed is your current speed.
> Reason I ask if I set my slow speed to 5 or 10 mph and 1800 seconds,As above, it will be 1800 or whatever your slow_rate is set to... for
> is it 1800 if Im going 5 or 0, or is 0 maybe now 2300 seconds, just
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