[OZAPRS] HF IGATE UNPROTO PATH?
ronk at sunlinux.com.au
Wed Jul 7 13:06:27 EST 2004
On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 12:15, Richard Hoskin wrote:
> Hi Ron,
> You will need to use the Path of Gate,Wide if the HF RX Base station is
> an IGate. This will gate your transmission from HF to VHF + 1 Digipeater
> to get to the local VHF IGate.
> If your station is running an IGate which is listening on HF then you
> need to set a path of Gate,Wide as the IGate will pick up all it hears
> and send it directly to APRS IS.
Exactly. So, for example VK3WRM-4 and VK4DMI-4, should not need to use
the path of GATE, as we have no need to be gated to the internet, or
VHF, by other HF Gateway stations.
> The problem is you don't know which HF RX Base station will receive your
> transmission. Is the HF RX Base station an IGate or a Gate without
> access, or a Gate + 1 Digi hop away from the local VHF IGate.
> To overcome this unknown it is recommended you use the path of
Agreed (for non Igate Hf stations)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ozaprs-bounces at marconi.ics.mq.edu.au [mailto:ozaprs-
> > bounces at marconi.ics.mq.edu.au] On Behalf Of Ron Perry
> > Sent: Wednesday, 7 July 2004 11:12 AM
> > To: OZ-APRS
> > Subject: [OZAPRS] HF IGATE UNPROTO PATH?
> > Hi,
> > I've been thinking about this for a couple of weeks. I did use
> > for the VK3WRM-4 Igate unproto path until recently.
> > Why should HF gateways use GATE in the Unproto Path, as it is already
> > being put onto the internet via VHF or direct locally?.
> > I now am just using APRS for HF. Am I barking up the right tree?
> > Regards,
> > Ron
> > vk3ecv/vk3wrm
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