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Re: 9600 Baud PACSAT NEWBEE Observations



John, what do you mean by "WiSP program does not ask for fills....."?
It will ask for directory abd message fills automatically.  Perhaps I
misunderstood.

John W Wilson wrote:
> 
> As a WISP user (from the past few years, not lately) I never had problems
> downloading my personal files because WISP prioritizes them and ensures
> that mine get to my station before other files.  The downloading of the
> directory is automatic and, I believe, makes use of other directory
> downloads that other stations initiate.  The WISP program does ask for
> fills, though.
> 
> John W. Wilson, KN4HX
> z004391b@bcfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us
> 
> >
> > 3)  The PACSAT protocol only works for stations that are continuously
> > active on all passes, or at least most daily passes.  Stations that
> > attempt to use the satellite less often, use it inefficiently since
> > they have to individually request and download directories before
> > they can even see if they have mail.
> >
> > 4)  There is no LIST-MY nor READ-MY commands on most birds.  Thus
> > the non-full time station has no way to find any messages.  He
> > has to request pages of directory listings and manually search for
> > any traffic for him.  This is inefficient for everyone.  See #2.
> >
> 
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