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RE: iss packet

At 02:31 AM 26/12/2003, Christensen, Eric wrote:
>Why go with the frequency pair?  I am hoping for more time on the digipeater
>(-4) and I think the duplex is just added "stuff" to have to deal with.  Is
>there a bonus for having the split?
>Eric KF4OTN

     Cuts the traffic (and hence the probability of colliding packets) in 
half.  I would think the "hidden transmitter syndrome" is greatly enhanced 
when trying to work a moving target with just a 12-15 minute window.  Split 
operation helps this.

73/DX Paul VE1DX (QSL via VE1YX)


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