Why is M17 better? -- Maybe it can have RSSI / Power Control information

Started by WA4OSH, February 07, 2020, 05:50:19 pm

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I'm really tired of people connecting to repeaters asking for a signal check?  How well are you making the repeater?  Kerchunk the repeater or hotspot should and it should be able to tell you during the squelch tail how well you are being received and your radio should be able to set the minimum needed power out to make the trip at full quieting.

Can those "empty" bits in the voice stream in the squelch tail be filled with RSSI measurements and power control information?


I don't think that measuring RSSI once per transmission is a good idea. We are going to use ping for that (ask repeater for response).