[pskmail] Re: Aprs functionality

  • From: Pär Crusefalk <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 10:11:34 +0100

My bad, started thinking about what mode to use to connect to the
server. For unconnected aprs we should use the default mode of the
server. I understand that you are wondering, I seem to do so too hi hi.

73 de Per, sm0rwo

tis 2010-01-05 klockan 10:08 +0100 skrev Pär Crusefalk:
> mån 2010-01-04 klockan 18:59 -0500 skrev Greg:
> > I've been somewhat following the new features involving auto mode 
> > selections. I wonder as far as just using the aprs feature to send pos 
> > reports, ping, etc. What mode do I send them? It used to be easy when 
> > everyone was psk250..now there is psk500 that can't be used here. Is it 
> > a matter of checking to see the server status page on the wiki? Is that 
> > all up to date now? Thanks for the help. - Greg
> > 
> Hi Greg,
> I guess there are two ways about this, you either use the default mode
> of the server or you use the mode you think works best and make sure you
> tx rsid. When the server receives the rsid it will switch to the mode
> you have selected and ack your position. 
> Regarding the wiki its a manual process of updating it so its up to the
> server admins to make sure its correct. Perhaps we should have the
> servers update a page automatically instead?
> Regarding psk500 I know you have restrictions, someone refered to it as
> living in a "technology jail". But, PSK250 is good and PSK250R is
> actually excellent. PSK500R has roughly the same throughput as PSK250
> and is very robust, it decodes with very little signal present. Since
> switching to the robust modes the server hears traffic almost through
> the night.
> 73 de Per, sm0rwo

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