ARMapRenderer: Added some basic benchmarking code; needs more stats to be useful.
ARMapRenderer: Added some basic benchmarking code; needs more stats to be useful.

--- a/ARConfiguration.cs
+++ b/ARConfiguration.cs
@@ -16,6 +16,18 @@
 	[KSPAddon(KSPAddon.Startup.SpaceCentre, false)]
 	public class ARConfiguration : MonoBehaviour
 	{
+		private const string WINDOW_POS_KEY = "configWindowPos";
+		private const string REQUIRE_LOS_KEY = "requireLineOfSight";
+		private const string GRACE_RATIO_KEY = "graceRatio";
+		private const string REQUIRE_PROBE_CONNECTION_KEY = "requireConnectionForControl";
+		private const string FIXED_POWER_KEY = "fixedPowerCost";
+		private const string PRETTY_LINES_KEY = "drawPrettyLines";
+		private const string UPDATE_DELAY_KEY = "updateDelay";
+		private const string USE_ADDITIVE_KEY = "useAdditiveRanges";
+
+		private const string TRACKING_STATION_RANGES_KEY = "TRACKING_STATION_RANGES";
+		private const string RANGE_KEY = "range";
+
 		/// <summary>
 		/// Indicates whether connections require line of sight.
 		/// </summary>
@@ -59,7 +71,45 @@
 		public static bool PrettyLines
 		{
 			get;
-			private set;
+			set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the update delay.
+		/// </summary>
+		public static long UpdateDelay
+		{
+			get;
+			private set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets a value indicating whether AntennaRange will use additive ranges.
+		/// </summary>
+		public static bool UseAdditiveRanges
+		{
+			get;
+			private set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets Kerbin's relay range based on the current tracking station level.
+		/// </summary>
+		public static double KerbinRelayRange
+		{
+			get;
+			private set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets Kerbin's nominal relay range based on the current tracking station level.
+		/// </summary>
+		public static double KerbinNominalRange
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				return KerbinRelayRange / 2.8284271247461901d;
+			}
 		}
 
 #pragma warning disable 1591
@@ -67,10 +117,17 @@
 		private bool showConfigWindow;
 		private Rect configWindowPos;
 
+		private string updateDelayStr;
+		private long updateDelay;
+
 		private IButton toolbarButton;
 		private ApplicationLauncherButton appLauncherButton;
 
+		private double[] trackingStationRanges;
+
 		private System.Version runningVersion;
+
+		private bool runOnce;
 
 		private KSP.IO.PluginConfiguration _config;
 		private KSP.IO.PluginConfiguration config
@@ -96,25 +153,79 @@
 			this.configWindowPos = new Rect(Screen.width / 4, Screen.height / 2, 180, 15);
 
 
-			this.configWindowPos = this.LoadConfigValue("configWindowPos", this.configWindowPos);
-
-			ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight = this.LoadConfigValue("requireLineOfSight", false);
-
-			ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio = (1 - this.LoadConfigValue("graceRatio", .05d));
+			this.configWindowPos = this.LoadConfigValue(WINDOW_POS_KEY, this.configWindowPos);
+
+			ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight = this.LoadConfigValue(REQUIRE_LOS_KEY, false);
+
+			ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio = (1 - this.LoadConfigValue(GRACE_RATIO_KEY, .05d));
 			ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio *= ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio;
 
 			ARConfiguration.RequireConnectionForControl =
-				this.LoadConfigValue("requireConnectionForControl", false);
-
-			ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost = this.LoadConfigValue("fixedPowerCost", false);
-
-			ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = this.LoadConfigValue("drawPrettyLines", true);
+				this.LoadConfigValue(REQUIRE_PROBE_CONNECTION_KEY, false);
+
+			ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost = this.LoadConfigValue(FIXED_POWER_KEY, false);
+
+			ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = this.LoadConfigValue(PRETTY_LINES_KEY, true);
+
+			ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay = this.LoadConfigValue(UPDATE_DELAY_KEY, 16L);
+
+			ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges = this.LoadConfigValue(USE_ADDITIVE_KEY, true);
+
+			this.updateDelayStr = ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay.ToString();
 
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Add(this.onSceneChangeRequested);
+			GameEvents.OnKSCFacilityUpgraded.Add(this.onFacilityUpgraded);
 
 			Debug.Log(string.Format("{0} v{1} - ARConfiguration loaded!", this.GetType().Name, this.runningVersion));
 
+			ConfigNode[] tsRangeNodes = GameDatabase.Instance.GetConfigNodes(TRACKING_STATION_RANGES_KEY);
+
+			if (tsRangeNodes.Length > 0)
+			{
+				string[] rangeValues = tsRangeNodes[0].GetValues(RANGE_KEY);
+
+				this.trackingStationRanges = new double[rangeValues.Length];
+
+				for (int idx = 0; idx < rangeValues.Length; idx++)
+				{
+					if (!double.TryParse(rangeValues[idx], out this.trackingStationRanges[idx]))
+					{
+						this.LogError("Could not parse value '{0}' to double; Tracking Station ranges may not work!");
+						this.trackingStationRanges[idx] = 0d;
+					}
+				}
+
+				this.Log("Loaded Tracking Station ranges from config: [{0}]", this.trackingStationRanges.SPrint());
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.trackingStationRanges = new double[]
+				{
+					51696576d,
+					37152180000d,
+					224770770000d
+				};
+
+				this.LogWarning("Failed to load Tracking Station ranges from config, using hard-coded values: [{0}]",
+					this.trackingStationRanges.SPrint());
+			}
+
+			this.runOnce = true;
+
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(this, "Awake.");
+		}
+
+		public void Update()
+		{
+			if (
+				this.runOnce &&
+				(ScenarioUpgradeableFacilities.Instance != null || HighLogic.CurrentGame.Mode != Game.Modes.CAREER)
+			)
+			{
+				this.runOnce = false;
+
+				this.SetKerbinRelayRange();
+			}
 		}
 
 		public void OnGUI()
@@ -167,7 +278,7 @@
 				if (configPos != this.configWindowPos)
 				{
 					this.configWindowPos = configPos;
-					this.SaveConfigValue("configWindowPos", this.configWindowPos);
+					this.SaveConfigValue(WINDOW_POS_KEY, this.configWindowPos);
 				}
 			}
 		}
@@ -182,7 +293,7 @@
 			if (requireLineOfSight != ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight = requireLineOfSight;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("requireLineOfSight", requireLineOfSight);
+				this.SaveConfigValue(REQUIRE_LOS_KEY, requireLineOfSight);
 			}
 
 			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -197,7 +308,7 @@
 			if (requireConnectionForControl != ARConfiguration.RequireConnectionForControl)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.RequireConnectionForControl = requireConnectionForControl;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("requireConnectionForControl", requireConnectionForControl);
+				this.SaveConfigValue(REQUIRE_PROBE_CONNECTION_KEY, requireConnectionForControl);
 			}
 
 			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -208,7 +319,18 @@
 			if (fixedPowerCost != ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost = fixedPowerCost;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("fixedPowerCost", fixedPowerCost);
+				this.SaveConfigValue(FIXED_POWER_KEY, fixedPowerCost);
+			}
+
+			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
+
+			GUILayout.BeginHorizontal();
+
+			bool useAdditive = GUITools.Toggle(ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges, "Use Additive Ranges");
+			if (useAdditive != ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+			{
+				ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges = useAdditive;
+				this.SaveConfigValue(USE_ADDITIVE_KEY, useAdditive);
 			}
 
 			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -219,10 +341,26 @@
 			if (prettyLines != ARConfiguration.PrettyLines)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = prettyLines;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("drawPrettyLines", prettyLines);
-			}
-
-			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
+				this.SaveConfigValue(PRETTY_LINES_KEY, prettyLines);
+			}
+
+			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
+
+			GUILayout.BeginHorizontal();
+
+			GUILayout.Label("Update Delay", GUILayout.ExpandWidth(false));
+
+			this.updateDelayStr = GUILayout.TextField(this.updateDelayStr, 4, GUILayout.Width(40f));
+
+			GUILayout.Label("ms", GUILayout.ExpandWidth(false));
+
+			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
+
+			if (this.updateDelayStr.Length > 1 && long.TryParse(this.updateDelayStr, out this.updateDelay))
+			{
+				ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay = Math.Min(Math.Max(this.updateDelay, 16), 2500);
+				this.updateDelayStr = ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay.ToString();
+			}
 
 			if (requireLineOfSight)
 			{
@@ -243,7 +381,7 @@
 				if (newRatio != graceRatio)
 				{
 					ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio = (1d - newRatio) * (1d - newRatio);
-					this.SaveConfigValue("graceRatio", newRatio);
+					this.SaveConfigValue(GRACE_RATIO_KEY, newRatio);
 				}
 
 				GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -257,19 +395,22 @@
 		public void OnDestroy()
 		{
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Remove(this.onSceneChangeRequested);
+			GameEvents.OnKSCFacilityUpgraded.Remove(this.onFacilityUpgraded);
 
 			if (this.toolbarButton != null)
 			{
 				this.toolbarButton.Destroy();
+				this.toolbarButton = null;
 			}
 
 			if (this.appLauncherButton != null)
 			{
 				ApplicationLauncher.Instance.RemoveModApplication(this.appLauncherButton);
-			}
-		}
-
-		protected void onSceneChangeRequested(GameScenes scene)
+				this.appLauncherButton = null;
+			}
+		}
+
+		private void onSceneChangeRequested(GameScenes scene)
 		{
 			if (scene != GameScenes.SPACECENTER)
 			{
@@ -278,9 +419,46 @@
 			}
 		}
 
+		private void onFacilityUpgraded(Upgradeables.UpgradeableFacility fac, int lvl)
+		{
+			if (fac.id == "SpaceCenter/TrackingStation")
+			{
+				this.Log("Caught onFacilityUpgraded for {0} at level {1}", fac.id, lvl);
+				this.SetKerbinRelayRange();
+			}
+		}
+
+		private void SetKerbinRelayRange()
+		{
+			int tsLevel;
+
+			if (HighLogic.CurrentGame.Mode == Game.Modes.CAREER)
+			{
+				tsLevel = ScenarioUpgradeableFacilities.protoUpgradeables["SpaceCenter/TrackingStation"]
+					.facilityRefs[0].FacilityLevel;
+			
+
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				tsLevel = this.trackingStationRanges.Length - 1;
+			}
+
+			if (tsLevel < this.trackingStationRanges.Length && tsLevel >= 0)
+			{
+				KerbinRelayRange = this.trackingStationRanges[tsLevel];
+				this.Log("Setting Kerbin's range to {0}", KerbinRelayRange);
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.LogError("Could not set Kerbin's range with invalid Tracking Station level {0}", tsLevel);
+			}
+		}
+
 		private void toggleConfigWindow()
 		{
 			this.showConfigWindow = !this.showConfigWindow;
+			this.updateDelayStr = ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay.ToString();
 		}
 
 		private T LoadConfigValue<T>(string key, T defaultValue)

--- a/ARFlightController.cs
+++ b/ARFlightController.cs
@@ -148,7 +148,7 @@
 				this.toolbarButton.TexturePath = this.toolbarTextures[ConnectionStatus.None];
 				this.toolbarButton.Text = "AntennaRange";
 				this.toolbarButton.Visibility = new GameScenesVisibility(GameScenes.FLIGHT);
-				this.toolbarButton.Enabled = false;
+				this.toolbarButton.OnClick += (e) => (this.buttonToggle());
 			}
 
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Add(this.onSceneChangeRequested);
@@ -162,14 +162,6 @@
 
 		private void FixedUpdate()
 		{
-			if (this.appLauncherButton == null && !ToolbarManager.ToolbarAvailable && ApplicationLauncher.Ready)
-			{
-				this.appLauncherButton = ApplicationLauncher.Instance.AddModApplication(
-					ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.FLIGHT | ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.MAPVIEW,
-					this.appLauncherTextures[ConnectionStatus.None]
-				);
-			}
-
 			this.log.Clear();
 
 			VesselCommand availableCommand;
@@ -224,7 +216,21 @@
 
 		private void Update()
 		{
-			if (!this.updateTimer.IsRunning || this.updateTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds > 16L)
+			if (this.toolbarButton != null)
+			{
+				this.toolbarButton.Enabled = MapView.MapIsEnabled;
+			}
+
+			if (this.appLauncherButton == null && !ToolbarManager.ToolbarAvailable && ApplicationLauncher.Ready)
+			{
+				this.appLauncherButton = ApplicationLauncher.Instance.AddModApplication(
+					this.buttonToggle, this.buttonToggle,
+					ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.FLIGHT | ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.MAPVIEW,
+					this.appLauncherTextures[ConnectionStatus.None]
+				);
+			}
+
+			if (!this.updateTimer.IsRunning || this.updateTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds > ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay)
 			{
 				this.updateTimer.Restart();
 			}
@@ -329,6 +335,14 @@
 		}
 		#endregion
 
+		private void buttonToggle()
+		{
+			if (MapView.MapIsEnabled)
+			{
+				ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = !ARConfiguration.PrettyLines;
+			}
+		}
+
 		#region Event Handlers
 		private void onSceneChangeRequested(GameScenes scene)
 		{

--- a/ARMapRenderer.cs
+++ b/ARMapRenderer.cs
@@ -38,6 +38,13 @@
 {
 	public class ARMapRenderer : MonoBehaviour
 	{
+		#if BENCH
+		private static ulong updateCount = 0u;
+		private static ulong updateTimer = 0u;
+		private readonly static RollingAverage averager = new RollingAverage();
+		private static long twiceAverageTime = long.MaxValue;
+		#endif
+
 		#region Fields
 		private Dictionary<Guid, LineRenderer> vesselLineRenderers;
 
@@ -97,8 +104,10 @@
 				this.vesselLineRenderers = new Dictionary<Guid, LineRenderer>();
 			}
 
+			#if DEBUG || BENCH
+			this.timer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
+			#endif
 			#if DEBUG
-			this.timer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
 			this.log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
 			#endif
 		}
@@ -112,7 +121,7 @@
 				return;
 			}
 
-			#if DEBUG
+			#if DEBUG || BENCH
 			timer.Restart();
 			#endif
 
@@ -201,6 +210,27 @@
 				log.Print();
 			}
 			#endif
+
+			#if BENCH
+			ARMapRenderer.updateCount++;
+			ARMapRenderer.updateTimer += (ulong)this.timer.ElapsedTicks;
+
+			if (ARMapRenderer.updateCount >= (ulong)(8d / Time.smoothDeltaTime))
+			{
+				ARMapRenderer.averager.AddItem((double)ARMapRenderer.updateTimer / (double)ARMapRenderer.updateCount);
+				ARMapRenderer.updateTimer = 0u;
+				ARMapRenderer.updateCount = 0u;
+				ARMapRenderer.twiceAverageTime = (long)(ARMapRenderer.averager.Average * 2d);
+			}
+
+			if (this.timer.ElapsedTicks > ARMapRenderer.twiceAverageTime)
+			{
+				this.Log("PreCull took significant longer than usual ({0:S3}s vs {1:S3}s)",
+					(double)this.timer.ElapsedTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency,
+					ARMapRenderer.averager.Average / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency
+				);
+			}
+			#endif
 		}
 
 		private void OnDestroy()
@@ -261,7 +291,7 @@
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				if (relay.transmitDistance < relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
+				if (relay.LinkStatus == ConnectionStatus.Optimal)
 				{
 					thisColor = Color.green;
 				}

--- a/AntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/AntennaRelay.cs
@@ -90,15 +90,43 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
-		/// Gets the first <see cref="CelestialBody"/> found to be blocking line of sight.
-		/// </summary>
-		public virtual CelestialBody firstOccludingBody
+		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
+		/// directly with Kerbin.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual bool KerbinDirect
 		{
 			get;
 			protected set;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the nominal link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual double NominalLinkDistance
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the maximum link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual double MaximumLinkDistance
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the first <see cref="CelestialBody"/> found to be blocking line of sight.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual CelestialBody firstOccludingBody
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the transmit distance.
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <value>The transmit distance.</value>
@@ -117,6 +145,12 @@
 			}
 		}
 
+		public virtual ConnectionStatus LinkStatus
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
+		}
+
 		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the nominal transmit distance at which the Antenna behaves just as prescribed by Squad's config.
 		/// </summary>
@@ -134,16 +168,6 @@
 		{
 			get;
 			set;
-		}
-
-		/// <summary>
-		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
-		/// directly with Kerbin.
-		/// </summary>
-		public virtual bool KerbinDirect
-		{
-			get;
-			protected set;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -200,9 +224,13 @@
 			CelestialBody bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = null;
 			IAntennaRelay needle;
 
-			double nearestRelaySqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
-			double bestOccludedSqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
-			double maxTransmitSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance;
+			// double nearestRelaySqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
+			// double bestOccludedSqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
+
+			// double maxTransmitSqrDistance = double.NegativeInfinity;
+
+			double nearestRelaySqrQuotient = double.PositiveInfinity;
+			double bestOccludedSqrQuotient = double.PositiveInfinity;
 
 			/*
 			 * Loop through all the vessels and exclude this vessel, vessels of the wrong type, and vessels that are too
@@ -257,20 +285,36 @@
 					continue;
 				}
 
+				potentialBestRelay = potentialVessel.GetBestRelay();
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tgot best vessel relay {0}",
+					potentialBestRelay == null ? "null" : potentialBestRelay.ToString());
+
+				if (potentialBestRelay == null)
+				{
+					log.Append("\n\t\t...skipping null relay");
+					continue;
+				}
+
 				// Find the distance from here to the vessel...
 				log.Append("\n\tgetting distance to potential vessel");
 				double potentialSqrDistance = this.sqrDistanceTo(potentialVessel);
 				log.Append("\n\tgetting best vessel relay");
 
-				potentialBestRelay = potentialVessel.GetBestRelay();
-				log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tgot best vessel relay {0}",
-					potentialBestRelay == null ? "null" : potentialBestRelay.ToString());
-
-				if (potentialBestRelay == null)
-				{
-					log.Append("\n\t\t...skipping null relay");
-					continue;
-				}
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting max link distance to potential relay");
+				double maxLinkSqrDistance;
+
+				if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+				{
+					maxLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * potentialBestRelay.maxTransmitDistance;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					maxLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance;
+				}
+
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\tmax link distance: {0}", maxLinkSqrDistance);
+
+				double potentialSqrQuotient = potentialSqrDistance / maxLinkSqrDistance;
 
 				log.Append("\n\t\tdoing LOS check");
 				// Skip vessels to which we do not have line of sight.
@@ -285,12 +329,12 @@
 						this.ToString(), potentialVessel.vesselName);
 					
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tpotentialSqrDistance: {0}", potentialSqrDistance);
-					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tbestOccludedSqrDistance: {0}", bestOccludedSqrDistance);
-					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tmaxTransmitSqrDistance: {0}", maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tbestOccludedSqrQuotient: {0}", bestOccludedSqrQuotient);
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tmaxTransmitSqrDistance: {0}", maxLinkSqrDistance);
 
 					if (
-						(potentialSqrDistance < bestOccludedSqrDistance) &&
-						(potentialSqrDistance < maxTransmitSqrDistance) &&
+						(potentialSqrQuotient < bestOccludedSqrQuotient) &&
+						(potentialSqrQuotient <= 1d) &&
 						potentialBestRelay.CanTransmit()
 					)
 					{
@@ -299,7 +343,7 @@
 
 						this.bestOccludedRelay = potentialBestRelay;
 						bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = fob;
-						bestOccludedSqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
+						bestOccludedSqrQuotient = potentialSqrQuotient;
 					}
 					else
 					{
@@ -314,7 +358,7 @@
 				/*
 				 * ...so that we can skip the vessel if it is further away than a vessel we've already checked.
 				 * */
-				if (potentialSqrDistance > nearestRelaySqrDistance)
+				if (potentialSqrQuotient > nearestRelaySqrQuotient)
 				{
 					
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: Vessel {1} discarded because it is farther than another the nearest relay.",
@@ -380,13 +424,13 @@
 
 					if (!isCircular)
 					{
-						nearestRelaySqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
+						nearestRelaySqrQuotient = potentialSqrQuotient;
 						this.nearestRelay = potentialBestRelay;
 
-						log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: found new nearest relay {1} ({2}m)",
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: found new nearest relay {1} ({2}m²)",
 							this.ToString(),
 							this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							Math.Sqrt(nearestRelaySqrDistance)
+							Math.Sqrt(nearestRelaySqrQuotient)
 						);
 					}
 					else
@@ -402,15 +446,28 @@
 
 			double kerbinSqrDistance = this.vessel.DistanceTo(Kerbin) - Kerbin.Radius;
 			kerbinSqrDistance *= kerbinSqrDistance;
+
+			double kerbinSqrQuotient;
+
+			if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+			{
+				kerbinSqrQuotient = kerbinSqrDistance /
+					(this.maxTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinRelayRange);
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				kerbinSqrQuotient = kerbinSqrDistance /
+					(this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance);
+			}
 
 			log.AppendFormat("\n{0} ({1}): Search done, figuring status.", this.ToString(), this.GetType().Name);
 			log.AppendFormat(
 				"\n{0}: nearestRelay={1} ({2}m²)), bestOccludedRelay={3} ({4}m²), kerbinSqrDistance={5}m²)",
 				this,
 				this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-				nearestRelaySqrDistance,
+				nearestRelaySqrQuotient,
 				this.bestOccludedRelay == null ? "null" : this.bestOccludedRelay.ToString(),
-				bestOccludedSqrDistance,
+				bestOccludedSqrQuotient,
 				kerbinSqrDistance
 			);
 
@@ -424,11 +481,11 @@
 
 				// nearestRelaySqrDistance will be infinity if all relays are occluded or none exist.
 				// Therefore, this will only be true if a valid relay is in range.
-				if (nearestRelaySqrDistance <= maxTransmitSqrDistance)
+				if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient <= 1d)
 				{
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tCan transmit to nearby relay {0} ({1} <= {2}).",
 						this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							nearestRelaySqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+						nearestRelaySqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 					this.KerbinDirect = false;
 					this.canTransmit = true;
@@ -439,13 +496,13 @@
 				{
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tCan't transmit to nearby relay {0} ({1} > {2}).",
 						this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							nearestRelaySqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+						nearestRelaySqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 					this.canTransmit = false;
 
 					// If the best occluded relay is closer than Kerbin, check it against the nearest relay.
 					// Since bestOccludedSqrDistance is infinity if there are no occluded relays, this is safe
-					if (bestOccludedSqrDistance < kerbinSqrDistance)
+					if (bestOccludedSqrQuotient < kerbinSqrQuotient)
 					{
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tBest occluded relay is closer than Kerbin ({0} < {1})",
 							bestOccludedRelay, kerbinSqrDistance);
@@ -454,10 +511,10 @@
 
 						// If the nearest relay is closer than the best occluded relay, pick it.
 						// Since nearestRelaySqrDistane is infinity if there are no nearby relays, this is safe.
-						if (nearestRelaySqrDistance < bestOccludedSqrDistance)
+						if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient < bestOccludedSqrQuotient)
 						{
 							log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...but the nearest relay is closer ({0} < {1}), so picking it.",
-								nearestRelaySqrDistance, bestOccludedSqrDistance);
+								nearestRelaySqrQuotient, bestOccludedSqrQuotient);
 							
 							this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
 							this.firstOccludingBody = null;
@@ -466,7 +523,7 @@
 						else
 						{
 							log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...and closer than the nearest relay ({0} >= {1}), so picking it.",
-								nearestRelaySqrDistance, bestOccludedSqrDistance);
+								nearestRelaySqrQuotient, bestOccludedSqrQuotient);
 							
 							this.targetRelay = bestOccludedRelay;
 							this.firstOccludingBody = bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay;
@@ -479,25 +536,25 @@
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tKerbin is closer than the best occluded relay ({0} >= {1})",
 							bestOccludedRelay, kerbinSqrDistance);
 						
-						this.firstOccludingBody = null;
-
 						// If the nearest relay is closer than Kerbin, pick it.
 						// Since nearestRelaySqrDistane is infinity if there are no nearby relays, this is safe.
-						if (nearestRelaySqrDistance < kerbinSqrDistance)
+						if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient < kerbinSqrQuotient)
 						{
 							log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...but the nearest relay is closer ({0} < {1}), so picking it.",
-								nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+								nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 							
 							this.KerbinDirect = false;
+							this.firstOccludingBody = null;
 							this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
 						}
 						// Otherwise, pick Kerbin.
 						else
 						{
 							log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...and closer than the nearest relay ({0} >= {1}), so picking it.",
-								nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+								nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 							
 							this.KerbinDirect = true;
+							this.firstOccludingBody = bodyOccludingKerbin;
 							this.targetRelay = null;
 						}
 					}
@@ -509,20 +566,20 @@
 				log.AppendFormat("\n\tKerbin is in LOS.");
 
 				// If the nearest relay is closer than Kerbin and in range, transmit to it.
-				if (nearestRelaySqrDistance <= maxTransmitSqrDistance)
+				if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient <= 1d)
 				{
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tCan transmit to nearby relay {0} ({1} <= {2}).",
 						this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							nearestRelaySqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+						nearestRelaySqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 					this.canTransmit = true;
 
 					// If the nearestRelay is closer than Kerbin, use it.
-					if (nearestRelaySqrDistance < kerbinSqrDistance)
+					if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient < kerbinSqrQuotient)
 					{
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tPicking relay {0} over Kerbin ({1} < {2}).",
 							this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+							nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 
 						this.KerbinDirect = false;
 						this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
@@ -532,7 +589,7 @@
 					{
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tBut picking Kerbin over nearby relay {0} ({1} >= {2}).",
 							this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-								nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+							nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 
 						this.KerbinDirect = true;
 						this.targetRelay = null;
@@ -543,13 +600,13 @@
 				{
 					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tCan't transmit to nearby relay {0} ({1} > {2}).",
 						this.nearestRelay == null ? "null" : this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-							nearestRelaySqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+							nearestRelaySqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 					// If Kerbin is in range, use it.
-					if (kerbinSqrDistance <= maxTransmitSqrDistance)
+					if (kerbinSqrQuotient <= 1d)
 					{
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tCan transmit to Kerbin ({0} <= {1}).",
-							kerbinSqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+							kerbinSqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 						this.canTransmit = true;
 						this.KerbinDirect = true;
@@ -560,13 +617,13 @@
 					else
 					{
 						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tCan't transmit to Kerbin ({0} > {1}).",
-							kerbinSqrDistance, maxTransmitSqrDistance);
+								kerbinSqrQuotient, 1d);
 
 						this.canTransmit = false;
 
 						// If the best occluded relay is closer than Kerbin, check it against the nearest relay.
 						// Since bestOccludedSqrDistance is infinity if there are no occluded relays, this is safe
-						if (bestOccludedSqrDistance < kerbinSqrDistance)
+						if (bestOccludedSqrQuotient < kerbinSqrQuotient)
 						{
 							log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tBest occluded relay is closer than Kerbin ({0} < {1})",
 								bestOccludedRelay, kerbinSqrDistance);
@@ -575,10 +632,10 @@
 
 							// If the nearest relay is closer than the best occluded relay, pick it.
 							// Since nearestRelaySqrDistane is infinity if there are no nearby relays, this is safe.
-							if (nearestRelaySqrDistance < bestOccludedSqrDistance)
+							if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient < bestOccludedSqrQuotient)
 							{
 								log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...but the nearest relay is closer ({0} < {1}), so picking it.",
-									nearestRelaySqrDistance, bestOccludedSqrDistance);
+									nearestRelaySqrQuotient, bestOccludedSqrQuotient);
 								
 								this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
 								this.firstOccludingBody = null;
@@ -587,7 +644,7 @@
 							else
 							{
 								log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...and closer than the nearest relay ({0} >= {1}), so picking it.",
-									nearestRelaySqrDistance, bestOccludedSqrDistance);
+									nearestRelaySqrQuotient, bestOccludedSqrQuotient);
 								
 								this.targetRelay = bestOccludedRelay;
 								this.firstOccludingBody = bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay;
@@ -604,10 +661,10 @@
 
 							// If the nearest relay is closer than Kerbin, pick it.
 							// Since nearestRelaySqrDistane is infinity if there are no nearby relays, this is safe.
-							if (nearestRelaySqrDistance < kerbinSqrDistance)
+							if (nearestRelaySqrQuotient < kerbinSqrQuotient)
 							{
 								log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...but the nearest relay is closer ({0} < {1}), so picking it.",
-									nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+									nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 								
 								this.KerbinDirect = false;
 								this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
@@ -616,7 +673,7 @@
 							else
 							{
 								log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t\t...and closer than the nearest relay ({0} >= {1}), so picking it.",
-									nearestRelaySqrDistance, kerbinSqrDistance);
+									nearestRelaySqrQuotient, kerbinSqrQuotient);
 								
 								this.KerbinDirect = true;
 								this.targetRelay = null;
@@ -624,6 +681,41 @@
 						}
 					}
 				}
+			}
+
+			if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+			{
+				if (this.KerbinDirect)
+				{
+					this.NominalLinkDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.nominalTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinNominalRange);
+					this.MaximumLinkDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinRelayRange);
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					this.NominalLinkDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.nominalTransmitDistance * this.targetRelay.nominalTransmitDistance);
+					this.MaximumLinkDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxTransmitDistance * this.targetRelay.maxTransmitDistance);
+				}
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.NominalLinkDistance = this.nominalTransmitDistance;
+				this.MaximumLinkDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance;
+			}
+
+			if (this.canTransmit)
+			{
+				if (this.transmitDistance < this.NominalLinkDistance)
+				{
+					this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.Optimal;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.Suboptimal;
+				}
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.None;
 			}
 
 			log.AppendFormat("\n{0}: Target search and status determination complete.", this.ToString());

--- a/GameData/AntennaRange/AntennaRange.cfg
+++ b/GameData/AntennaRange/AntennaRange.cfg
@@ -42,7 +42,8 @@
 	@MODULE[ModuleDataTransmitter]
 	{
 		@name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
-		nominalRange = 1500000
+		nominalRange = 6364
+		simpleRange = 20500000
 		maxPowerFactor = 8
 		maxDataFactor = 4
 	}
@@ -63,9 +64,10 @@
 	@MODULE[ModuleDataTransmitter]
 	{
 		@name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
-		nominalRange = 30000000
-		maxPowerFactor = 8
-		maxDataFactor = 4
+		nominalRange = 3500000000
+		simpleRange = 18000000000
+		maxPowerFactor = 4
+		maxDataFactor = 8
 	}
 
 	MODULE
@@ -84,9 +86,11 @@
 	@MODULE[ModuleDataTransmitter]
 	{
 		@name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
-		nominalRange = 80000000000
-		maxPowerFactor = 8
-		maxDataFactor = 4
+		@packetResourceCost /= 1.414213
+		nominalRange = 10000000000
+		simpleRange = 56250000000
+		maxPowerFactor = 16
+		maxDataFactor = 2
 	}
 
 	MODULE
@@ -100,11 +104,18 @@
 	}
 }
 
+TRACKING_STATION_RANGES
+{
+	range = 800000
+	range = 200000000000
+	range = 2250000000000
+}
+
 EVA_MODULE
 {
 	name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
 
-	nominalRange = 5000
+	nominalRange = 1389
 	maxPowerFactor = 1
 	maxDataFactor = 1
 

--- a/IAntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/IAntennaRelay.cs
@@ -47,9 +47,31 @@
 		IAntennaRelay targetRelay { get; }
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
+		/// directly with Kerbin.
+		/// </summary>
+		bool KerbinDirect { get; }
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// The link distance, in meters, at which this relay behaves nominally.
+		/// </summary>
+		double NominalLinkDistance { get; }
+
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// The link distance, in meters, beyond which this relay cannot operate.
+		/// </summary>
+		double MaximumLinkDistance { get; }
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the distance to the nearest relay or Kerbin, whichever is closer.
 		/// </summary>
 		double transmitDistance { get; }
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the link status.
+		/// </summary>
+		ConnectionStatus LinkStatus { get; }
 
 		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the nominal transmit distance at which the Antenna behaves just as prescribed by Squad's config.
@@ -65,12 +87,6 @@
 		/// The first CelestialBody blocking line of sight to a 
 		/// </summary>
 		CelestialBody firstOccludingBody { get; }
-
-		/// <summary>
-		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
-		/// directly with Kerbin.
-		/// </summary>
-		bool KerbinDirect { get; }
 
 		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the Part title.

--- a/ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter.cs
+++ b/ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter.cs
@@ -61,13 +61,20 @@
 		private ScreenMessage ErrorMsg;
 
 		/// <summary>
-		/// The distance from Kerbin at which the antenna will perform exactly as prescribed by packetResourceCost
-		/// and packetSize.
+		/// When additive ranges are enabled, the distance from Kerbin at which the antenna will perform exactly as
+		/// prescribed by packetResourceCost and packetSize.
 		/// </summary>
 		[KSPField(isPersistant = false)]
 		public double nominalRange;
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// When additive ranges are disabled, the distance from Kerbin at which the antenna will perform exactly as
+		/// prescribed by packetResourceCost and packetSize.
+		/// </summary>
+		[KSPField(isPersistant = false)]
+		public double simpleRange;
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Relay status string for use in action menus.
 		/// </summary>
 		[KSPField(isPersistant = false, guiActive = true, guiName = "Status")]
@@ -86,9 +93,15 @@
 		public string UItransmitDistance;
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// The nominal range string for use in action menus.
+		/// </summary>
+		[KSPField(isPersistant = false, guiActive = true, guiName = "Nominal Range")]
+		public string UInominalLinkDistance;
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Maximum distance string for use in action menus.
 		/// </summary>
-		[KSPField(isPersistant = false, guiActive = true, guiName = "Maximum Distance")]
+		[KSPField(isPersistant = false, guiActive = true, guiName = "Maximum Range")]
 		public string UImaxTransmitDistance;
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -182,6 +195,55 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
+		/// directly with Kerbin.
+		/// </summary>
+		public bool KerbinDirect
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay != null)
+				{
+					return this.relay.KerbinDirect;
+				}
+
+				return false;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the nominal link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public double NominalLinkDistance
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay != null)
+				{
+					return this.relay.NominalLinkDistance;
+				}
+
+				return 0d;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the maximum link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public double MaximumLinkDistance
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay != null)
+				{
+					return this.relay.MaximumLinkDistance;
+				}
+
+				return 0d;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the distance to the nearest relay or Kerbin, whichever is closer.
 		/// </summary>
 		public double transmitDistance
@@ -198,13 +260,36 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the link status.
+		/// </summary>
+		public ConnectionStatus LinkStatus
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay == null)
+				{
+					return ConnectionStatus.None;
+				}
+
+				return this.relay.LinkStatus;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the nominal transmit distance at which the Antenna behaves just as prescribed by Squad's config.
 		/// </summary>
 		public double nominalTransmitDistance
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				return this.nominalRange;
+				if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+				{
+					return this.nominalRange;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					return this.simpleRange;
+				}
 			}
 		}
 
@@ -297,23 +382,6 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
-		/// Gets a value indicating whether this <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/> Relay is communicating
-		/// directly with Kerbin.
-		/// </summary>
-		public bool KerbinDirect
-		{
-			get
-			{
-				if (this.relay != null)
-				{
-					return this.relay.KerbinDirect;
-				}
-
-				return false;
-			}
-		}
-
-		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the Part title.
 		/// </summary>
 		public string Title
@@ -353,13 +421,13 @@
 				"{0} loaded:\n" +
 				"packetSize: {1}\n" +
 				"packetResourceCost: {2}\n" +
-				"nominalRange: {3}\n" +
+				"nominalTransmitDistance: {3}\n" +
 				"maxPowerFactor: {4}\n" +
 				"maxDataFactor: {5}\n",
 				this.name,
 				base.packetSize,
 				this._basepacketResourceCost,
-				this.nominalRange,
+				this.nominalTransmitDistance,
 				this.maxPowerFactor,
 				this.maxDataFactor
 			));
@@ -375,13 +443,13 @@
 
 			if (state >= StartState.PreLaunch)
 			{
-				this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalRange;
+				this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalTransmitDistance;
 
 				this.relay = new AntennaRelay(this);
+				this.relay.nominalTransmitDistance = this.nominalTransmitDistance;
 				this.relay.maxTransmitDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance;
-				this.relay.nominalTransmitDistance = this.nominalRange;
-
-				this.UImaxTransmitDistance = Tools.MuMech_ToSI(this.maxTransmitDistance) + "m";
+
+				this.UImaxTransmitDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m", this.maxTransmitDistance);
 
 				GameEvents.onPartActionUICreate.Add(this.onPartActionUICreate);
 				GameEvents.onPartActionUIDismiss.Add(this.onPartActionUIDismiss);
@@ -401,7 +469,7 @@
 
 			base.OnLoad (node);
 
-			this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalRange;
+			this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalTransmitDistance;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -409,9 +477,17 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		public override string GetInfo()
 		{
-			string text = base.GetInfo();
-			text += "Nominal Range: " + Tools.MuMech_ToSI((double)this.nominalRange, 2) + "m\n";
-			text += "Maximum Range: " + Tools.MuMech_ToSI((double)this.maxTransmitDistance, 2) + "m\n";
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+			string text;
+
+			sb.Append(base.GetInfo());
+			sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Nominal Range: {0:S3}m\n", this.nominalTransmitDistance);
+			sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Maximum Range: {0:S3}m\n", this.maxTransmitDistance);
+
+			text = sb.ToString();
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
+
 			return text;
 		}
 
@@ -635,21 +711,26 @@
 		{
 			if (this.actionUIUpdate)
 			{
+				this.UImaxTransmitDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m", this.MaximumLinkDistance);
+				this.UInominalLinkDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m", this.NominalLinkDistance);
+				
 				if (this.CanTransmit())
 				{
-					this.UIrelayStatus = "Connected";
-					this.UItransmitDistance = Tools.MuMech_ToSI(this.transmitDistance) + "m";
-					this.UIpacketSize = Tools.MuMech_ToSI(this.DataRate) + "MiT";
-					this.UIpacketCost = Tools.MuMech_ToSI(this.DataResourceCost) + "E";
+					this.UIrelayStatus = this.LinkStatus.ToString();
+					this.UItransmitDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m", this.transmitDistance);
+					this.UIpacketSize = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}MiT", this.DataRate);
+					this.UIpacketCost = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}EC", this.DataResourceCost);
 				}
 				else
 				{
 					if (this.relay.firstOccludingBody == null)
 					{
+						this.UItransmitDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m", this.transmitDistance);
 						this.UIrelayStatus = "Out of range";
 					}
 					else
 					{
+						this.UItransmitDistance = "N/A";
 						this.UIrelayStatus = string.Format("Blocked by {0}", this.relay.firstOccludingBody.bodyName);
 					}
 					this.UIpacketSize = "N/A";
@@ -744,13 +825,13 @@
 		// transmission fails (see CanTransmit).
 		private void PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost()
 		{
-			if (ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost || this.transmitDistance <= this.nominalRange)
+			if (ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost || this.transmitDistance <= this.NominalLinkDistance)
 			{
 				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost;
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.transmitDistance / this.nominalRange);
+				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.transmitDistance / this.NominalLinkDistance);
 				rangeFactor *= rangeFactor;
 
 				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost
@@ -764,13 +845,13 @@
 		// distance.  packetSize maxes out at _basepacketSize * maxDataFactor.
 		private void PreTransmit_SetPacketSize()
 		{
-			if (!ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost && this.transmitDistance >= this.nominalRange)
+			if (!ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost && this.transmitDistance >= this.NominalLinkDistance)
 			{
 				base.packetSize = this._basepacketSize;
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.nominalRange / this.transmitDistance);
+				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.NominalLinkDistance / this.transmitDistance);
 				rangeFactor *= rangeFactor;
 
 				base.packetSize = Mathf.Min(

--- a/RelayExtensions.cs
+++ b/RelayExtensions.cs
@@ -38,6 +38,50 @@
 	public static class RelayExtensions
 	{
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns the distance between two IAntennaRelays.
+		/// </summary>
+		/// <param name="relayOne">Relay one.</param>
+		/// <param name="relayTwo">Relay two.</param>
+		public static double DistanceTo(this IAntennaRelay relayOne, IAntennaRelay relayTwo)
+		{
+			return relayOne.vessel.DistanceTo(relayTwo.vessel);
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns the distance from this IAntennaRelay to the given CelestialBody
+		/// </summary>
+		/// <param name="relay">Relay.</param>
+		/// <param name="body">Body.</param>
+		public static double SqrDistanceTo(this IAntennaRelay relay, CelestialBody body)
+		{
+			double range = relay.vessel.DistanceTo(body) - body.Radius;
+
+			return range * range;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns the distance between two IAntennaRelays.
+		/// </summary>
+		/// <param name="relayOne">Relay one.</param>
+		/// <param name="relayTwo">Relay two.</param>
+		public static double SqrDistanceTo(this IAntennaRelay relayOne, IAntennaRelay relayTwo)
+		{
+			return relayOne.vessel.sqrDistanceTo(relayTwo.vessel);
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns the distance from this IAntennaRelay to the given CelestialBody
+		/// </summary>
+		/// <param name="relay">Relay.</param>
+		/// <param name="body">Body.</param>
+		public static double DistanceTo(this IAntennaRelay relay, CelestialBody body)
+		{
+			double range = relay.vessel.DistanceTo(body) - body.Radius;
+
+			return range;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Returns the distance between this IAntennaRelay and a Vessel
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <param name="relay">This <see cref="IAntennaRelay"/></param>
@@ -140,10 +184,11 @@
 			for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
 			{
 				relay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
-				if (relay.CanTransmit())
+				if (relay.LinkStatus > ConnectionStatus.None)
 				{
 					canTransmit = true;
-					if (relay.transmitDistance <= relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
+
+					if (relay.LinkStatus == ConnectionStatus.Optimal)
 					{
 						return ConnectionStatus.Optimal;
 					}