[amsat-bb] Open source APRS tracker Kickstarter (Proper Path)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Nov 6 16:49:22 UTC 2015

ARGH!  You are right.  SOmwhere over the last 22 years, the link and page
BALLOONS.TXT file is gone.

So I just added the path receommendation to the top of our page:

-----Original Message-----
> What is a suggested addressing protocol for an APRS balloon?
> a quick search of the internet didn't turn up anything obvious to a
newbie like me.

On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 6:00 PM, Robert
> Bruninga wrote:
>> The #1 question is what Path this device  will use. It is an
>> 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.. Bob, WB4APR

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