[pskmail] Re: US servers, lots of them

  • From: "Andrew O'Brien" <k3ukandy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2012 10:23:27 -0400

by the way, 30M was open all night and 30M servers with very big signal
throughout the night and in to dawn.

Andy


On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Pär Crusefalk <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Andy,
>
> Yes, it could be clearer about what is going on. At the moment you do
> have some hints about that at the bottom of the window with the two
> coloured "leds" at either end, the channel indicator and the link status
> indicator. The left hand one is the channel indicator. Colours mean:
> - Grey Idle, no data
> - Yellow Data, not valid
> - Blue Data block in progress
> - Red Transmitting data
>
> The right hand indicator shows link status. The colours mean:
> - Green: no errors on the link
> - Yellow:rx error
> - Blue: tx error
> - Red:rx + tx errors
>
> There is a slight delay, because the client does not know the link
> status until it receives it from the server. i.e. most of the time the
> link indicator is 1 frame behind...
>
> Much of the taxt above is copied from the manual.
> All of that could be in plain text of course and that would make things
> easier for the beginner..
>
> 73, Per
> sm0rwo
>
>
> fre 2012-06-01 klockan 20:14 -0400 skrev Andrew O'Brien:
> > I did connect to NI4VA with good signals but lots of QRM on all these
> > 40M frequencies from LSB phone traffic and WL2K Pactor.
> >
> > I think to attract new users PSKMAIl has to be clearer as to what is
> > happening at certain stages.   Obviously when using ARQ there are
> > pauses and retries, but frequently I do not know if things have
> > hung-up or just pausing or waiting for the frequency to be clear.
> > Things like the color system of text like <SOH> 10cK3UK:1024 NI4VA:24
> > 8859b43D307<EOT>
> > <SOH> 0"a47D9<EOT>
> > tete:S <SOH> 10cK3UK:1024 NI4VA:24 3859b4313BD<EOT>
> >
> > tell me nothing and newer users even less.
> >
> > Andy K3UK
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Andrew O'Brien <k3ukandy@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > > Just got two returned pings from NI4VA 75% and 100% but no connect.
> > >
> > > Andy K3UK
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Andrew O'Brien <k3ukandy@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >> I pinged each one several times around 2250 UTC  tonight and no reply
> > >> from any of them..  I used THOR 22 for the pings.
> > >>
> > >> Andy K3UK
> > >>
> > >> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Glenn Roeser <wb2lmv@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >>> What is the occasion? And why only 3 days?
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 8:30 AM, Pär Crusefalk <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Hi all,
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Some very good news for US hams today.
> > >>>> From 1 June till 3 June the servers below will be active on the ham
> bands.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> STATION  DIAL WATERFALL     STATE
> > >>>> NI4VA    7106   7107       VA
> > >>>> AA2GS    7105   7106       KY
> > >>>> K9PS     7104   7105       CA
> > >>>> WD6BXN   7103   7104       CA
> > >>>> N4QEP    7107   7108       FL
> > >>>> KF4WBS   7108   7109       KY
> > >>>>
> > >>>> These servers will not appear on the APRS maps.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> 73, Per
> > >>>> SM0RWO
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> >
>
>
>
>

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