One other thing to mention is that many nets use attachments during nets
(eg ICS forms.)
On 8/14/22 12:21 AM, LA5NTA wrote:
> Hi Cal,
> The FBB/B2F ("winlink") protocol does not allow this unfortunately. A
> station either accept the message or they don't, and you get all or nothing.
> The protocol is however smart enough to transfer the smallest messages
> first, so I suggest you instruct the sender to send large attachments in
> separate messages ;-)
> 73 de LA5NTA / Martin
> lørdag 13. august 2022 kl. 00:23:02 UTC+2 skrev cal...@gmail.com
> I'm using HF (ardopc) and pat. Someone just emailed a 50+ kB pdf
> file attachment to me. My error and retry rates, after the already
> slow 300 baud FCC limitation and protocol overhead, makes
> downloading large files nonviable on the HF bands.
> Other than limiting maximum message size in my winlink.org
> account settings, is there a way to disable
> file attachment downloads?
> The problem with limiting maximum message size is it will prevent
> the deliver of the much smaller text portion of the message too.
> From my winlink.org
> logon page:
> /Maximum message size bytes /
> /Entering a number (120000 bytes or less) will prevent delivery of
> messages greater than this value. This is the compressed message
> size, including all attachments. If left blank, messages up to the
> maximum system limit of 120K bytes will be delivered. This is useful
> to manage on-air transfer times as needed./
> Cal -- AD8Q/
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wishing you well
Jaye, ke6sls--via the toshiba w/thunderchicken