[amsat-bb] Open source APRS tracker Kickstarter
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Nov 5 23:00:26 UTC 2015
The #1 question is what Path this device will use. It is an abomination
to fly such a tracker on the APRS network with a beacon rate more often
than once a minute, *OR* with a path via more than 1 hop. If those
limits are not implemented in hardware, these devices could trash the
national APRS frequency.
Half the balloons we see go up to not adhere to these APRS standards
because the operators are clueless to the netwrk constraints and
apparently do nothing to research the proper settings..
From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Dave Webb
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2015 9:34 AM
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Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Open source APRS tracker Kickstarter
Some of those questions are answered on this page.
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