[OZAPRS] VK2RGN-1 Now Online (Justin Albury)

Joshua Mesilane zindello at chibiko.net
Mon Apr 2 22:57:38 EST 2012

I run javAPRSSrvr/javAPRSIgate but it can be a bit fiddly to set up. Mine is set to ident and gate messages only.

Callsign: VK3HGI
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On 02/04/2012, at 22:30, Justin Albury <justin at jacomms.com> wrote:

> Hi
> A local iGate would be the answer im thinking.  What iGate setup are you guys running??  I was looking at aprsd but thought id ask the question 1st. 
> Id like the iGate to have comms in both directions not just 1 way.  Open to your thoughts.
> Justin
> From: ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au [mailto:ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au] On Behalf Of Ian Mills
> Sent: Monday, 2 April 2012 12:30 PM
> To: ozaprs at aprs.net.au
> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] VK2RGN-1 Now Online (Justin Albury)
> Hi Justin and Carl,
> Looking at the raw packets on aprs.fi, 2RGN-1 is occasionally making it directly into 1RGI-1 as well as 2RUW, however contact is extremely erratic which is a shame. 
> 2012-04-01 01:50:03 EST: VK2RGN-1>APNU19,VK1RGI-1*,WIDE2-1,qAR,VK2YYZ-5:!3445.60SS14945.71E#PHG4630/W2 Digi   Goulburn
> The last time a packet was received was 1:00am this morning via 2RUW and my igate.
> 2012-04-02 01:03:05 EST: VK2RGN-1>APNU19,VK2RUW-1*,WIDE2-1,qAR,VK2HIM-1:!3445.60SS14945.71E#PHG4630/W2 Digi   Goulburn
> On Friday and over the weekend I watched a few mobile stations leave Sydney/ Canberra and travel via Goulburn with not many packets making it to the internet via 2RGN, again this is a shame as I'm suer a lot of hard work has been put in by Justin.
> Since access to the higher TX site isn't possible, perhaps if Justin ran a RX only igate in Goulburn it would give the expected  reliability results?
> Cheers
> Ian vk2him
> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 22:56:34 +1000
> From: Carl Makin <carl at stagecraft.cx>
> To: Australian APRS Users <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] VK2RGN-1 Now Online
> Message-ID: <9DFD67BE-8CAD-4A7E-8DEC-98C9966376FA at stagecraft.cx>
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> Hi Justin,
> On 01/04/2012, at 8:56 PM, Justin Albury wrote:
> > When looking at aprs.fi I don?t seem to see very many locations or routes marked out on the map.  What Wide should I be using on my gear given Goulburn is bouncing through RGI into Canberra iGate
> It looks like vk2rgn-1 is going via vk2ruw-1 into the vk2him-1 igate.  I'm not seeing it via Ginini (vk1rgi) at all which suggests Ginini can't hear it.
> What digipeater path are you using?  Ginini will respond to wide2-* and sensw2-*, so you should have both of those installed.
> Carl.
> (vk1kcm)
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