Digi Config

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'''Configuring the Digipeater Settings'''
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== Configuring the Digipeater Settings ==
 
[[Image:DigiSettings.jpg]]
 
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'''ALIAS''' <n> <callsign>
 
'''ALIAS''' <n> <callsign>
 
Sets digipeater alias for slot <n>, where n is between 1 and 8. This will
 
Sets digipeater alias for slot <n>, where n is between 1 and 8. This will
typically be a generic alias like ʹWIDEʹ. No SSID is allowed in this field.
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typically be a generic alias like ʹWIDEʹ. No SSID is allowed in this field
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Thus, it will handle WIDE1 or WIDE2.
  
 
'''DIGI''' on|off
 
'''DIGI''' on|off
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For digipeater alias <n> (1‐8), sets the maximum number of digipeater
 
For digipeater alias <n> (1‐8), sets the maximum number of digipeater
 
hops allowed. This can be used to limit excessively long paths that may
 
hops allowed. This can be used to limit excessively long paths that may
cause network degradation.
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cause network degradation.  Thus if alias 1 is WIDE then HOPLIMIT 1 2 will
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allow it to respond to WIDE2-2, WIDE2-1, and WIDE1-1.
  
 
'''PREEMPT''' <n> on|off
 
'''PREEMPT''' <n> on|off

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[edit] Configuring the Digipeater Settings

DigiSettings.jpg

The relevant serial commands are:

ALIAS <n> <callsign> Sets digipeater alias for slot <n>, where n is between 1 and 8. This will typically be a generic alias like ʹWIDEʹ. No SSID is allowed in this field. Thus, it will handle WIDE1 or WIDE2.

DIGI on|off When enabled, the tracker will digipeat packets having its own callsign (MYCALL) in the next digipeater address field.

DIGIID <n> on|off Enables callsign substitution for digipeater alias <n> (1 to 8). This should normally be enabled.

DUPETIME <0‐255> (seconds) Sets digipeating duplicate suppression period.

HOPLIMIT <n> <hops> For digipeater alias <n> (1‐8), sets the maximum number of digipeater hops allowed. This can be used to limit excessively long paths that may cause network degradation. Thus if alias 1 is WIDE then HOPLIMIT 1 2 will allow it to respond to WIDE2-2, WIDE2-1, and WIDE1-1.

PREEMPT <n> on|off Enables digipeater preemption for alias <n> (1‐8). If preemption is enabled, packets will be digipeated on this alias even if it isnʹt the next address in the packet’s digipeater list.

USEALIAS <n> on|off Enables digipeating for alias n.

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