Version 1.10 1.10
Version 1.10

--- 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
@@ -88,33 +145,89 @@
 
 		public void Awake()
 		{
-			Tools.PostDebugMessage(this, "Waking up.");
+			this.LogDebug("Waking up.");
 
 			this.runningVersion = this.GetType().Assembly.GetName().Version;
 
 			this.showConfigWindow = false;
 			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);
+
+			ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = this.LoadConfigValue(PRETTY_LINES_KEY, true);
+
+			ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay = this.LoadConfigValue(UPDATE_DELAY_KEY, 16L);
+			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));
 
-			Tools.PostDebugMessage(this, "Awake.");
+			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;
+
+			this.LogDebug("Awake.");
+		}
+
+		public void Update()
+		{
+			if (
+				this.runOnce &&
+				(ScenarioUpgradeableFacilities.Instance != null || HighLogic.CurrentGame.Mode != Game.Modes.CAREER)
+			)
+			{
+				this.runOnce = false;
+
+				this.SetKerbinRelayRange();
+			}
 		}
 
 		public void OnGUI()
@@ -124,7 +237,7 @@
 			{
 				if (this.toolbarButton == null)
 				{
-					Tools.PostDebugMessage(this, "Toolbar available; initializing toolbar button.");
+					this.LogDebug("Toolbar available; initializing toolbar button.");
 
 					this.toolbarButton = ToolbarManager.Instance.add("AntennaRange", "ARConfiguration");
 					this.toolbarButton.Visibility = new GameScenesVisibility(GameScenes.SPACECENTER);
@@ -139,7 +252,7 @@
 			}
 			else if (this.appLauncherButton == null && ApplicationLauncher.Ready)
 			{
-				Tools.PostDebugMessage(this, "Toolbar available; initializing AppLauncher button.");
+				this.LogDebug("Toolbar available; initializing AppLauncher button.");
 
 				this.appLauncherButton = ApplicationLauncher.Instance.AddModApplication(
 					this.toggleConfigWindow,
@@ -167,7 +280,7 @@
 				if (configPos != this.configWindowPos)
 				{
 					this.configWindowPos = configPos;
-					this.SaveConfigValue("configWindowPos", this.configWindowPos);
+					this.SaveConfigValue(WINDOW_POS_KEY, this.configWindowPos);
 				}
 			}
 		}
@@ -182,7 +295,7 @@
 			if (requireLineOfSight != ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight = requireLineOfSight;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("requireLineOfSight", requireLineOfSight);
+				this.SaveConfigValue(REQUIRE_LOS_KEY, requireLineOfSight);
 			}
 
 			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -197,7 +310,7 @@
 			if (requireConnectionForControl != ARConfiguration.RequireConnectionForControl)
 			{
 				ARConfiguration.RequireConnectionForControl = requireConnectionForControl;
-				this.SaveConfigValue("requireConnectionForControl", requireConnectionForControl);
+				this.SaveConfigValue(REQUIRE_PROBE_CONNECTION_KEY, requireConnectionForControl);
 			}
 
 			GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -208,7 +321,18 @@
 			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 +343,26 @@
 			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 +383,7 @@
 				if (newRatio != graceRatio)
 				{
 					ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio = (1d - newRatio) * (1d - newRatio);
-					this.SaveConfigValue("graceRatio", newRatio);
+					this.SaveConfigValue(GRACE_RATIO_KEY, newRatio);
 				}
 
 				GUILayout.EndHorizontal();
@@ -257,19 +397,22 @@
 		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 +421,44 @@
 			}
 		}
 
+		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
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // ARFlightController.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -39,36 +39,41 @@
 	[KSPAddon(KSPAddon.Startup.Flight, false)]
 	public class ARFlightController : MonoBehaviour
 	{
+		#region Static
+		private static List<IAntennaRelay> usefulRelays;
+		public static IList<IAntennaRelay> UsefulRelays;
+		#endregion
+
 		#region Fields
-		protected Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, string> connectionTextures;
-		protected Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, Texture> appLauncherTextures;
-
-		protected ARMapRenderer mapRenderer;
-
-		protected IButton toolbarButton;
-
-		protected ApplicationLauncherButton appLauncherButton;
-		protected Tools.DebugLogger log;
-
-		protected System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch updateTimer;
+		private Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, string> toolbarTextures;
+		private Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, Texture> appLauncherTextures;
+
+		private ARMapRenderer mapRenderer;
+
+		private IButton toolbarButton;
+
+		private ApplicationLauncherButton appLauncherButton;
+		private Tools.DebugLogger log;
+
+		private System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch updateTimer;
 		#endregion
 
 		#region Properties
 		public ConnectionStatus currentConnectionStatus
 		{
 			get;
-			protected set;
-		}
-
-		protected string currentConnectionTexture
-		{
-			get
-			{
-				return this.connectionTextures[this.currentConnectionStatus];
-			}
-		}
-
-		protected Texture currentAppLauncherTexture
+			private set;
+		}
+
+		private string currentConnectionTexture
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				return this.toolbarTextures[this.currentConnectionStatus];
+			}
+		}
+
+		private Texture currentAppLauncherTexture
 		{
 			get
 			{
@@ -92,7 +97,7 @@
 		public string lockID
 		{
 			get;
-			protected set;
+			private set;
 		}
 
 		public ControlTypes lockSet
@@ -118,7 +123,7 @@
 		#endregion
 
 		#region MonoBehaviour LifeCycle
-		protected void Awake()
+		private void Awake()
 		{
 			this.lockID = "ARConnectionRequired";
 
@@ -126,11 +131,11 @@
 
 			this.updateTimer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
 
-			this.connectionTextures = new Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, string>();
-
-			this.connectionTextures[ConnectionStatus.None] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIconNoConnection";
-			this.connectionTextures[ConnectionStatus.Suboptimal] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIconSubOptimal";
-			this.connectionTextures[ConnectionStatus.Optimal] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIcon";
+			this.toolbarTextures = new Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, string>();
+
+			this.toolbarTextures[ConnectionStatus.None] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIconNoConnection";
+			this.toolbarTextures[ConnectionStatus.Suboptimal] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIconSubOptimal";
+			this.toolbarTextures[ConnectionStatus.Optimal] = "AntennaRange/Textures/toolbarIcon";
 
 			this.appLauncherTextures = new Dictionary<ConnectionStatus, Texture>();
 
@@ -145,31 +150,21 @@
 			{
 				this.toolbarButton = ToolbarManager.Instance.add("AntennaRange", "ARConnectionStatus");
 
-				this.toolbarButton.TexturePath = this.connectionTextures[ConnectionStatus.None];
+				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);
 			GameEvents.onVesselChange.Add(this.onVesselChange);
-		}
-
-		protected void Start()
-		{
-			this.mapRenderer = MapView.MapCamera.gameObject.AddComponent<ARMapRenderer>();
-		}
-
-		protected void FixedUpdate()
-		{
-			if (this.appLauncherButton == null && !ToolbarManager.ToolbarAvailable && ApplicationLauncher.Ready)
-			{
-				this.appLauncherButton = ApplicationLauncher.Instance.AddModApplication(
-					ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.FLIGHT,
-					this.appLauncherTextures[ConnectionStatus.None]
-				);
-			}
-
+
+			usefulRelays = new List<IAntennaRelay>();
+			UsefulRelays = usefulRelays.AsReadOnly();
+		}
+
+		private void FixedUpdate()
+		{
 			this.log.Clear();
 
 			VesselCommand availableCommand;
@@ -222,11 +217,30 @@
 			log.Print();
 		}
 
-		protected void Update()
-		{
-			if (!this.updateTimer.IsRunning || this.updateTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds > 125L)
-			{
-				this.updateTimer.Reset();
+		private void Update()
+		{
+			if (MapView.MapIsEnabled && this.mapRenderer == null)
+			{
+				this.mapRenderer = MapView.MapCamera.gameObject.AddComponent<ARMapRenderer>();
+			}
+
+			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();
 			}
 			else
 			{
@@ -235,42 +249,79 @@
 
 			this.log.Clear();
 
-			if (
-				(this.toolbarButton != null || this.appLauncherButton != null) &&
-				HighLogic.LoadedSceneIsFlight &&
-				FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel != null
-			)
-			{
-				log.Append("Checking vessel relay status.\n");
-
-				this.currentConnectionStatus = FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel.GetConnectionStatus();
-
-				log.AppendFormat("currentConnectionStatus: {0}, setting texture to {1}",
-					this.currentConnectionStatus, this.currentConnectionTexture);
-
-				if (this.toolbarButton != null)
-				{
-					this.toolbarButton.TexturePath = this.currentConnectionTexture;
-
-					if (this.currentConnectionStatus == ConnectionStatus.None)
+			if (HighLogic.LoadedSceneIsFlight && FlightGlobals.ready && FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel != null)
+			{
+				Vessel vessel;
+				IAntennaRelay relay;
+				IList<IAntennaRelay> activeVesselRelays;
+
+				usefulRelays.Clear();
+
+				for (int vIdx = 0; vIdx < FlightGlobals.Vessels.Count; vIdx++)
+				{
+					vessel = FlightGlobals.Vessels[vIdx];
+
+					if (vessel == null || vessel == FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel)
 					{
-						this.toolbarButton.Important = true;
+						continue;
 					}
-					else
+
+					log.AppendFormat("Fetching best relay for vessel {0}", vessel);
+
+					relay = vessel.GetBestRelay();
+
+					if (relay != null)
 					{
-						this.toolbarButton.Important = false;
+						log.AppendFormat("Finding nearest relay for best relay {0}", relay);
+
+						usefulRelays.Add(relay);
+						relay.FindNearestRelay();
 					}
 				}
-				if (this.appLauncherButton != null)
-				{
-					this.appLauncherButton.SetTexture(this.currentAppLauncherTexture);
+
+				activeVesselRelays = RelayDatabase.Instance[FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel];
+				for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < activeVesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
+				{
+					relay = activeVesselRelays[rIdx];
+
+					relay.FindNearestRelay();
+				}
+
+				usefulRelays.Add(RelayDatabase.Instance.GetBestVesselRelay(FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel));
+
+				if (this.toolbarButton != null || this.appLauncherButton != null)
+				{
+					log.Append("Checking vessel relay status.\n");
+
+					this.currentConnectionStatus = FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel.GetConnectionStatus();
+
+					log.AppendFormat("currentConnectionStatus: {0}, setting texture to {1}",
+						this.currentConnectionStatus, this.currentConnectionTexture);
+
+					if (this.toolbarButton != null)
+					{
+						this.toolbarButton.TexturePath = this.currentConnectionTexture;
+
+						if (this.currentConnectionStatus == ConnectionStatus.None)
+						{
+							if (!this.toolbarButton.Important) this.toolbarButton.Important = true;
+						}
+						else
+						{
+							if (this.toolbarButton.Important) this.toolbarButton.Important = false;
+						}
+					}
+					if (this.appLauncherButton != null)
+					{
+						this.appLauncherButton.SetTexture(this.currentAppLauncherTexture);
+					}
 				}
 			}
 
 			log.Print();
 		}
 
-		protected void OnDestroy()
+		private void OnDestroy()
 		{
 			InputLockManager.RemoveControlLock(this.lockID);
 
@@ -297,14 +348,22 @@
 		}
 		#endregion
 
+		private void buttonToggle()
+		{
+			if (MapView.MapIsEnabled)
+			{
+				ARConfiguration.PrettyLines = !ARConfiguration.PrettyLines;
+			}
+		}
+
 		#region Event Handlers
-		protected void onSceneChangeRequested(GameScenes scene)
+		private void onSceneChangeRequested(GameScenes scene)
 		{
 			print("ARFlightController: Requesting Destruction.");
 			MonoBehaviour.Destroy(this);
 		}
 
-		protected void onVesselChange(Vessel vessel)
+		private void onVesselChange(Vessel vessel)
 		{
 			InputLockManager.RemoveControlLock(this.lockID);
 		}

--- a/ARMapRenderer.cs
+++ b/ARMapRenderer.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // ARMapRenderer.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -38,13 +38,25 @@
 {
 	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;
-		private Dictionary<Guid, bool> vesselFrameCache;
+
+		// Debug Stuff
+		#pragma warning disable 649
+		private System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch timer;
+		private Tools.DebugLogger log;
+		private long relayStart;
+		private long start;
+		#pragma warning restore 649
 
 		#pragma warning disable 414
-		private bool dumpBool;
-		private Color lastColor;
 		private Color thisColor;
 		#pragma warning restore 414
 		#endregion
@@ -54,32 +66,23 @@
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				if (this.vesselLineRenderers == null)
-				{
-					this.vesselLineRenderers = new Dictionary<Guid, LineRenderer>();
-				}
-
 				LineRenderer lr;
 
-				if (this.vesselLineRenderers.TryGetValue(idx, out lr))
-				{
-					return lr;
-				}
-				else
+				if (!this.vesselLineRenderers.TryGetValue(idx, out lr))
 				{
 					GameObject obj = new GameObject();
 					obj.layer = 31;
 
 					lr = obj.AddComponent<LineRenderer>();
 
-					// lr.SetColors(Color.green, Color.green);
 					lr.material = MapView.OrbitLinesMaterial;
-					// lr.SetVertexCount(2);
 
 					this.vesselLineRenderers[idx] = lr;
 
 					return lr;
 				}
+
+				return lr;
 			}
 		}
 		#endregion
@@ -90,23 +93,33 @@
 			if (ARConfiguration.PrettyLines)
 			{
 				this.vesselLineRenderers = new Dictionary<Guid, LineRenderer>();
-				this.vesselFrameCache = new Dictionary<Guid, bool>();
-			}
+			}
+
+			#if DEBUG || BENCH
+			this.timer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
+			#endif
+			#if DEBUG
+			this.log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
+			#endif
 		}
 
 		private void OnPreCull()
 		{
 			if (!HighLogic.LoadedSceneIsFlight || !MapView.MapIsEnabled || !ARConfiguration.PrettyLines)
 			{
-				this.Cleanup();
+				this.Cleanup(!HighLogic.LoadedSceneIsFlight);
 
 				return;
 			}
 
-			Tools.DebugLogger log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
+			#if DEBUG || BENCH
+			timer.Restart();
+			#endif
 
 			try
 			{
+				log.Clear();
+
 				log.AppendFormat("OnPreCull.\n");
 
 				log.AppendFormat("\tMapView: Draw3DLines: {0}\n" +
@@ -117,74 +130,86 @@
 					MapView.MapCamera.Distance
 				);
 
-				this.vesselFrameCache.Clear();
-
-				log.AppendLine("vesselFrameCache cleared.");
-
-				if (FlightGlobals.ready && FlightGlobals.Vessels != null)
-				{
-					log.AppendLine("FlightGlobals ready and Vessels list not null.");
-
-					foreach (Vessel vessel in FlightGlobals.Vessels)
+				log.AppendLine("FlightGlobals ready and Vessels list not null.");
+
+				IAntennaRelay relay;
+
+				for (int i = 0; i < ARFlightController.UsefulRelays.Count; i++)
+				{
+					relay = ARFlightController.UsefulRelays[i];
+
+					if (relay == null)
 					{
-						if (vessel == null)
-						{
-							log.AppendFormat("Skipping vessel {0} altogether because it is null.\n");
-							continue;
-						}
-
-						if (this.vesselFrameCache.TryGetValue(vessel.id, out dumpBool))
-						{
-							log.AppendFormat("Skipping vessel {0} because it's already been processed this frame.");
-							continue;
-						}
-
-						log.AppendFormat("Checking vessel {0}.\n", vessel.vesselName);
-
-						switch (vessel.vesselType)
-						{
-							case VesselType.Debris:
-							case VesselType.EVA:
-							case VesselType.Unknown:
-							case VesselType.SpaceObject:
-								log.AppendFormat("\tDiscarded because vessel is of invalid type {0}\n",
-									vessel.vesselType);
-								continue;
-						}
-
-						IAntennaRelay vesselRelay = vessel.GetBestRelay();
-
-						if (vesselRelay != null)
-						{
-							this.SetRelayVertices(vesselRelay);
-						}
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\tGot null relay, skipping");
+						continue;
 					}
-				}
-			}
-			catch (Exception)
-			{
-				this.Cleanup();
+
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\tDrawing pretty lines for useful relay {0}", relay);
+					
+					#if DEBUG
+					start = timer.ElapsedMilliseconds;
+					#endif
+
+					this.SetRelayVertices(relay);
+
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\tSet relay vertices for {0} in {1}ms",
+						relay, timer.ElapsedMilliseconds - start);
+				}
+			}
+			catch (Exception ex)
+			{
+				this.LogError("Caught {0}: {1}\n{2}\n", ex.GetType().Name, ex.ToString(), ex.StackTrace.ToString());
+				this.Cleanup(false);
 			}
 			#if DEBUG
 			finally
 			{
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\tOnPreCull finished in {0}ms\n", timer.ElapsedMilliseconds);
+
 				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()
 		{
-			this.Cleanup();
-
-			print("ARMapRenderer: Destroyed.");
+			this.Cleanup(true);
+
+			this.Log("Destroyed");
 		}
 		#endregion
 
 		#region Utility
 		private void SetRelayVertices(IAntennaRelay relay)
 		{
-			lastColor = default(Color);
+			log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tDrawing line for relay chain starting at {0}.", relay);
+
+			if (relay.vessel == null)
+			{
+				log.Append("\n\t\tvessel is null, bailing out");
+				return;
+			}
 
 			LineRenderer renderer = this[relay.vessel.id];
 			Vector3d start = ScaledSpace.LocalToScaledSpace(relay.vessel.GetWorldPos3D());
@@ -211,79 +236,88 @@
 
 			int idx = 0;
 
-			while (relay != null)
-			{
-				Vector3d nextPoint;
-
-				renderer.enabled = true;
-
-				if (!relay.CanTransmit())
-				{
-					thisColor = Color.red;
+			#if DEBUG
+			relayStart = timer.ElapsedMilliseconds;
+			#endif
+
+			Vector3d nextPoint;
+
+			renderer.enabled = true;
+
+			if (!relay.CanTransmit())
+			{
+				thisColor = Color.red;
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				if (relay.LinkStatus == ConnectionStatus.Optimal)
+				{
+					thisColor = Color.green;
 				}
 				else
 				{
-					if (relay.transmitDistance < relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
+					thisColor = Color.yellow;
+				}
+			}
+
+			if (relay.KerbinDirect)
+			{
+				nextPoint = ScaledSpace.LocalToScaledSpace(AntennaRelay.Kerbin.position);
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				if (relay.targetRelay == null || relay.targetRelay.vessel == null)
+				{
+					this.LogError(
+						"SetRelayVertices: relay {0} has null target relay or vessel when not KerbinDirect, bailing out!",
+						relay
+					);
+
+					renderer.enabled = false;
+					return;
+				}
+
+				nextPoint = ScaledSpace.LocalToScaledSpace(relay.targetRelay.vessel.GetWorldPos3D());
+			}
+
+			renderer.SetColors(thisColor, thisColor);
+
+			if (!MapView.Draw3DLines)
+			{
+				nextPoint = MapView.MapCamera.camera.WorldToScreenPoint(nextPoint);
+				nextPoint.z = nextPoint.z >= 0f ? d : -d;
+			}
+
+			idx++;
+
+			renderer.SetVertexCount(idx + 1);
+			renderer.SetPosition(idx, nextPoint);
+
+			log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t...finished segment in {0} ms", timer.ElapsedMilliseconds - relayStart);
+		}
+
+		private void Cleanup(bool freeObjects)
+		{
+			if (this.vesselLineRenderers != null && this.vesselLineRenderers.Count > 0)
+			{
+				IEnumerator<LineRenderer> enumerator = this.vesselLineRenderers.Values.GetEnumerator();
+				LineRenderer lineRenderer;
+
+				while (enumerator.MoveNext())
+				{
+					lineRenderer = enumerator.Current;
+					lineRenderer.enabled = false;
+
+					if (freeObjects)
 					{
-						thisColor = Color.green;
+						GameObject.Destroy(lineRenderer.gameObject);
 					}
-					else
-					{
-						thisColor = Color.yellow;
-					}
-				}
-
-				if (lastColor != default(Color) && thisColor != lastColor)
-				{
-					break;
-				}
-
-				lastColor = thisColor;
-				renderer.SetColors(thisColor, thisColor);
-
-				this.vesselFrameCache[relay.vessel.id] = true;
-
-				if (relay.KerbinDirect)
-				{
-					nextPoint = ScaledSpace.LocalToScaledSpace(AntennaRelay.Kerbin.position);
-					relay = null;
-				}
-				else
-				{
-					if (relay.targetRelay == null)
-					{
-						return;
-					}
-
-					nextPoint = ScaledSpace.LocalToScaledSpace(relay.targetRelay.vessel.GetWorldPos3D());
-					relay = relay.targetRelay;
-				}
-
-				if (!MapView.Draw3DLines)
-				{
-					nextPoint = MapView.MapCamera.camera.WorldToScreenPoint(nextPoint);
-					nextPoint.z = nextPoint.z >= 0f ? d : -d;
-				}
-
-				renderer.SetPosition(++idx, nextPoint);
-			}
-		}
-
-		private void Cleanup()
-		{
-			if (this.vesselLineRenderers != null && this.vesselLineRenderers.Count > 0)
-			{
-				foreach (LineRenderer lineRenderer in this.vesselLineRenderers.Values)
-				{
-					lineRenderer.enabled = false;
-					GameObject.Destroy(lineRenderer.gameObject);
-				}
-				this.vesselLineRenderers.Clear();
-			}
-
-			if (this.vesselFrameCache != null && this.vesselFrameCache.Count > 0)
-			{
-				this.vesselFrameCache.Clear();
+				}
+
+				if (freeObjects)
+				{
+					this.vesselLineRenderers.Clear();
+				}
 			}
 		}
 		#endregion

--- a/AntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/AntennaRelay.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // AntennaRelay.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@
 
 using System;
 using System.Collections.Generic;
-using System.Linq;
 using ToadicusTools;
 
 namespace AntennaRange
@@ -38,9 +37,6 @@
 	/// </summary>
 	public class AntennaRelay
 	{
-		private static readonly System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch searchTimer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
-		private const long millisecondsBetweenSearches = 125L;
-
 		// We don't have a Bard, so we'll hide Kerbin here.
 		private static CelestialBody _Kerbin;
 
@@ -60,7 +56,16 @@
 			}
 		}
 
-		private long lastSearch;
+		#if BENCH
+		private static ushort relayCount = 0;
+		private static ulong searchCount = 0u;
+		private static ulong searchTimer = 0u;
+		private readonly static RollingAverage averager = new RollingAverage(16);
+		private static long doubleAverageTime = long.MaxValue;
+
+
+		private System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch performanceTimer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
+		#endif
 
 		private bool canTransmit;
 
@@ -95,33 +100,68 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <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 NominalLinkSqrDistance
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the maximum link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual double MaximumLinkSqrDistance
+		{
+			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>
-		public double transmitDistance
+		public double CurrentLinkSqrDistance
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				this.FindNearestRelay();
-
 				if (this.KerbinDirect || this.targetRelay == null)
 				{
-					return this.DistanceTo(Kerbin);
+					return this.SqrDistanceTo(Kerbin);
 				}
 				else
 				{
-					return this.DistanceTo(this.targetRelay);
-				}
-			}
+					return this.SqrDistanceTo(this.targetRelay);
+				}
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the link status.
+		/// </summary>
+		public virtual ConnectionStatus LinkStatus
+		{
+			get;
+			protected set;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -144,22 +184,11 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <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>
 		/// Determines whether this instance can transmit.
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <returns><c>true</c> if this instance can transmit; otherwise, <c>false</c>.</returns>
 		public virtual bool CanTransmit()
 		{
-			this.FindNearestRelay();
 			return this.canTransmit;
 		}
 
@@ -167,25 +196,9 @@
 		/// Finds the nearest relay.
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <returns>The nearest relay or null, if no relays in range.</returns>
-		private void FindNearestRelay()
-		{
-			if (!searchTimer.IsRunning)
-			{
-				searchTimer.Start();
-			}
-
-			long searchTime = searchTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds;
-			long timeSinceLast = searchTime - this.lastSearch;
-
-			if (timeSinceLast < Math.Max(millisecondsBetweenSearches, UnityEngine.Time.smoothDeltaTime))
-			{
-				return;
-			}
-
-			this.lastSearch = searchTime;
-
-			// Skip vessels that have already been checked for a nearest relay this pass.
-			if (RelayDatabase.Instance.CheckedVesselsTable.ContainsKey(this.vessel.id))
+		public void FindNearestRelay()
+		{
+			if (!FlightGlobals.ready)
 			{
 				return;
 			}
@@ -195,11 +208,51 @@
 			log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
 			#endif
 
-			log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search started at {1} ms ({2} ms since last search).",
-				this.ToString(), searchTime, timeSinceLast);
-			
-			// Set this vessel as checked, so that we don't check it again.
-			RelayDatabase.Instance.CheckedVesselsTable[vessel.id] = true;
+			#if BENCH
+			this.performanceTimer.Restart();
+
+			long startVesselLoopTicks;
+			long totalVesselLoopTicks;
+
+			string slowestLOSVesselName = string.Empty;
+			long slowestLOSVesselTicks = long.MinValue;
+			long startLOSVesselTicks;
+			long totalLOSVesselTicks;
+
+			string slowestCircularVesselName = string.Empty;
+			long slowestCircularVesselTicks = long.MinValue;
+			long startCircularVesselTicks;
+			long totalCircularVesselTicks;
+
+			long startKerbinLOSTicks;
+			long totalKerbinLOSTicks;
+			long statusResolutionTicks;
+
+			ushort usefulVesselCount = 0;
+			#endif
+
+			log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search started).", this.ToString());
+
+			#if DEBUG
+			try {
+			#endif
+
+			// Declare a bunch of variables we'll be using.
+			CelestialBody bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = null;
+			IAntennaRelay needle;
+
+			double nearestRelaySqrQuotient = double.PositiveInfinity;
+			double bestOccludedSqrQuotient = double.PositiveInfinity;
+
+			double potentialSqrDistance;
+			double maxLinkSqrDistance;
+			double potentialSqrQuotient;
+
+			double kerbinSqrDistance;
+			double kerbinSqrQuotient;
+
+			bool isCircular;
+			int iterCount;
 
 			// Blank everything we're trying to find before the search.
 			this.firstOccludingBody = null;
@@ -207,150 +260,282 @@
 			this.targetRelay = null;
 			this.nearestRelay = null;
 
-			CelestialBody bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = null;
-
-			double nearestRelaySqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
-			double bestOccludedSqrDistance = double.PositiveInfinity;
-			double maxTransmitSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance;
+			// Default to KerbinDirect = true in case something in here doesn't work right.
+			this.KerbinDirect = true;
 
 			/*
-			 * Loop through all the vessels and exclude this vessel, vessels of the wrong type, and vessels that are too
-			 * far away.  When we find a candidate, get through its antennae for relays which have not been checked yet
-			 * and that can transmit.  Once we find a suitable candidate, assign it to nearestRelay for comparison
-			 * against future finds.
+			 * Loop through the useful relays as determined by ARFlightController and check each for line of sight and
+			 * distance, searching for the relay with the best distance/maxRange ratio that is in sight, in range, and
+			 * can transmit, also stashing the "best" relay outside of line of sight for failure report.
 			 * */
-			foreach (Vessel potentialVessel in FlightGlobals.Vessels)
-			{
-				// Skip vessels of the wrong type.
-				switch (potentialVessel.vesselType)
-				{
-					case VesselType.Debris:
-					case VesselType.Flag:
-					case VesselType.EVA:
-					case VesselType.SpaceObject:
-					case VesselType.Unknown:
-						continue;
-					default:
-						break;
-				}
-
-				// Skip vessels with the wrong ID
-				if (potentialVessel.id == vessel.id)
-				{
+			IAntennaRelay potentialBestRelay;
+			CelestialBody fob;
+
+			#if BENCH
+			startVesselLoopTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks;
+			#endif
+
+			for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < ARFlightController.UsefulRelays.Count; rIdx++)
+			{
+				potentialBestRelay = ARFlightController.UsefulRelays[rIdx];
+				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;
 				}
 
+				if (potentialBestRelay == this || potentialBestRelay.vessel == this.vessel)
+				{
+					continue;
+				}
+
+				#if BENCH
+				usefulVesselCount++;
+				#endif
+
 				// Find the distance from here to the vessel...
-				double potentialSqrDistance = this.sqrDistanceTo(potentialVessel);
-
-				CelestialBody fob = null;
-
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting distance to potential vessel");
+				potentialSqrDistance = this.SqrDistanceTo(potentialBestRelay);
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting best vessel relay");
+
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting max link distance to potential relay");
+
+				if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+				{
+					maxLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * potentialBestRelay.maxTransmitDistance;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					maxLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance;
+				}
+
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\tmax link distance: {0}", maxLinkSqrDistance);
+
+				potentialSqrQuotient = potentialSqrDistance / maxLinkSqrDistance;
+
+				#if BENCH
+				startLOSVesselTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks;
+				#endif
+
+				log.Append("\n\t\tdoing LOS check");
 				// Skip vessels to which we do not have line of sight.
 				if (
 					ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight &&
-					!this.vessel.hasLineOfSightTo(potentialVessel, out fob, ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio)
+					!this.vessel.hasLineOfSightTo(potentialBestRelay.vessel, out fob, ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio)
 				)
 				{
-					this.firstOccludingBody = fob;
-
-					log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: Vessel {1} not in line of sight.",
-						this.ToString(), potentialVessel.vesselName);
+					#if BENCH
+					totalLOSVesselTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startLOSVesselTicks;
+
+					if (totalLOSVesselTicks > slowestLOSVesselTicks)
+					{
+						slowestLOSVesselTicks = totalLOSVesselTicks;
+						slowestLOSVesselName = vessel.vesselName;
+					}
+					#endif
+
+					log.Append("\n\t\t...failed LOS check");
+
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t{0}: Relay {1} not in line of sight.",
+						this.ToString(), potentialBestRelay);
+					
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tpotentialSqrDistance: {0}", potentialSqrDistance);
+					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()
 					)
 					{
-						
-						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t{0}: Checking {1} relays on occluded vessel {2}.",
-							this.ToString(),
-							potentialVessel.GetAntennaRelays().Count(),
-							potentialVessel
-						);
-
-						foreach (IAntennaRelay occludedRelay in potentialVessel.GetAntennaRelays())
-						{
-							
-							log.AppendFormat(
-								"\n\t\t{0}: Checking candidate for bestOccludedRelay: {1}" +
-								"\n\t\tCanTransmit: {2}",
-								this.ToString(), occludedRelay, occludedRelay.CanTransmit()
-							);
-							
-							if (occludedRelay.CanTransmit())
-							{
-								this.bestOccludedRelay = occludedRelay;
-								bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = fob;
-								bestOccludedSqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
-
-								log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: Found new bestOccludedRelay: {1}" +
-									" (blocked by {2}; distance: {3} m)",
-									this.ToString(),
-									occludedRelay.ToString(),
-									fob,
-									potentialSqrDistance
-								);
-								break;
-							}
-						}
-					}
-
+						log.Append("\n\t\t...vessel is close enough to and potentialBestRelay can transmit");
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t...{0} found new best occluded relay {1}", this, potentialBestRelay);
+
+						this.bestOccludedRelay = potentialBestRelay;
+						bodyOccludingBestOccludedRelay = fob;
+						bestOccludedSqrQuotient = potentialSqrQuotient;
+					}
+					else
+					{
+						log.Append("\n\t\t...vessel is not close enough to check for occluded relays, carrying on");
+					}
+					
 					continue;
 				}
+				#if BENCH
+				else
+				{
+					totalLOSVesselTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startLOSVesselTicks;
+				}
+
+				if (totalLOSVesselTicks > slowestLOSVesselTicks)
+				{
+					slowestLOSVesselTicks = totalLOSVesselTicks;
+					slowestLOSVesselName = vessel.vesselName;
+				}
+				#endif
+
+				log.Append("\n\t\t...passed LOS check");
 
 				/*
 				 * ...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.",
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: Relay {1} discarded because it is farther than another the nearest relay.",
 						this.ToString(),
-						potentialVessel.vesselName
+						potentialBestRelay
 					);
 					continue;
 				}
 
-				foreach (IAntennaRelay potentialRelay in potentialVessel.GetAntennaRelays())
-				{
-					if (potentialRelay.CanTransmit() && potentialRelay.targetRelay != this)
-					{
-						// @TODO: Moved this here from outside the loop; why was it there?
-						nearestRelaySqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
-						this.nearestRelay = potentialRelay;
-
-						if (FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel != null && FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel.id == this.vessel.id)
-						{
-							log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: found new nearest relay {1} ({2}m)",
-								this.ToString(),
-								this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
-								Math.Sqrt(nearestRelaySqrDistance)
+				log.Append("\n\t\t...passed distance check");
+
+				if (potentialBestRelay.CanTransmit())
+				{
+					#if BENCH
+					startCircularVesselTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks;
+					#endif
+
+					needle = potentialBestRelay;
+					isCircular = false;
+
+					iterCount = 0;
+					while (needle != null)
+					{
+						iterCount++;
+
+						if (needle.KerbinDirect)
+						{
+							break;
+						}
+
+						if (needle.targetRelay == null)
+						{
+							break;
+						}
+
+						if (needle.targetRelay.vessel == this.vessel || needle == this.moduleRef)
+						{
+							isCircular = true;
+							break;
+						}
+
+						// Avoid infinite loops when we're not catching things right.
+						if (iterCount > FlightGlobals.Vessels.Count)
+						{
+							Tools.PostErrorMessage(
+								"[{0}] iterCount exceeded while checking for circular network; assuming it is circular" +
+								"\n\tneedle={1}" +
+								"\n\tthis.moduleRef={2}",
+								this,
+								needle == null ? "null" : string.Format(
+									"{0}, needle.KerbinDirect={1}, needle.targetRelay={2}",
+									needle, needle.KerbinDirect, needle.targetRelay == null ? "null" : string.Format(
+										"{0}\n\tneedle.targetRelay.vessel={1}",
+										needle.targetRelay,
+										needle.targetRelay.vessel == null ?
+											"null" : needle.targetRelay.vessel.vesselName
+									)
+								),
+								this.moduleRef == null ? "null" : this.moduleRef.ToString()
 							);
-						}
-						break;
-					}
-				}
-			}
+							isCircular = true;
+							break;
+						}
+
+						needle = needle.targetRelay;
+					}
+
+					if (!isCircular)
+					{
+						nearestRelaySqrQuotient = potentialSqrQuotient;
+						this.nearestRelay = potentialBestRelay;
+
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: found new nearest relay {1} ({2}m²)",
+							this.ToString(),
+							this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
+							Math.Sqrt(nearestRelaySqrQuotient)
+						);
+					}
+					else
+					{
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t...connection to {0} would result in a circular network, skipping",
+							potentialBestRelay
+						);
+					}
+
+					#if BENCH
+					totalCircularVesselTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startCircularVesselTicks;
+
+					if (totalCircularVesselTicks > slowestCircularVesselTicks)
+					{
+						slowestCircularVesselName = vessel.vesselName;
+						slowestCircularVesselTicks = totalCircularVesselTicks;
+					}
+
+					#endif
+				}
+			}
+
+			#if BENCH
+			totalVesselLoopTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startVesselLoopTicks;
+			#endif
 
 			CelestialBody bodyOccludingKerbin = null;
 
-			double kerbinSqrDistance = this.vessel.DistanceTo(Kerbin) - Kerbin.Radius;
+			kerbinSqrDistance = this.vessel.DistanceTo(Kerbin) - Kerbin.Radius;
 			kerbinSqrDistance *= kerbinSqrDistance;
 
+			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(),
+				nearestRelaySqrQuotient,
+				this.bestOccludedRelay == null ? "null" : this.bestOccludedRelay.ToString(),
+				bestOccludedSqrQuotient,
+				kerbinSqrDistance
+			);
+
+			#if BENCH
+			startKerbinLOSTicks = this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks;
+			#endif
 
 			// If we don't have LOS to Kerbin, focus on relays
-			if (!this.vessel.hasLineOfSightTo(Kerbin, out bodyOccludingKerbin, ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio))
-			{
+			if (
+				ARConfiguration.RequireLineOfSight &&
+				!this.vessel.hasLineOfSightTo(Kerbin, out bodyOccludingKerbin, ARConfiguration.RadiusRatio)
+			)
+			{
+				#if BENCH
+				totalKerbinLOSTicks = this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startKerbinLOSTicks;
+				#endif
 				log.AppendFormat("\n\tKerbin LOS is blocked by {0}.", bodyOccludingKerbin.bodyName);
 
 				// 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;
@@ -361,13 +546,13 @@
 				{
 					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);
@@ -376,19 +561,19 @@
 
 						// 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 = nearestRelay;
+							this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
 							this.firstOccludingBody = null;
 						}
 						// Otherwise, target the best occluded relay.
 						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;
@@ -401,25 +586,25 @@
 						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.targetRelay = nearestRelay;
+							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;
 						}
 					}
@@ -428,23 +613,27 @@
 			// If we do have LOS to Kerbin, try to prefer the closest of nearestRelay and Kerbin
 			else
 			{
+				#if BENCH
+				totalKerbinLOSTicks = this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startKerbinLOSTicks;
+				#endif
+
 				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;
@@ -454,7 +643,7 @@
 					{
 						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;
@@ -465,13 +654,13 @@
 				{
 					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;
@@ -482,13 +671,13 @@
 					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);
@@ -497,19 +686,19 @@
 
 							// 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 = nearestRelay;
+								this.targetRelay = this.nearestRelay;
 								this.firstOccludingBody = null;
 							}
 							// Otherwise, target the best occluded relay.
 							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;
@@ -526,19 +715,19 @@
 
 							// 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 = nearestRelay;
+								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.targetRelay = null;
@@ -548,16 +737,122 @@
 				}
 			}
 
-			log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search completed at {1} ms ({2} ms elapsed).",
-				this.ToString(), searchTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds, searchTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds - searchTime);;
-
-			log.AppendFormat("\n{0}: Status determination complete.", this.ToString());
-
+			if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+			{
+				if (this.KerbinDirect)
+				{
+					this.NominalLinkSqrDistance = this.nominalTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinNominalRange;
+					this.MaximumLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinRelayRange;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					this.NominalLinkSqrDistance = this.nominalTransmitDistance * this.targetRelay.nominalTransmitDistance;
+					this.MaximumLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.targetRelay.maxTransmitDistance;
+				}
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.NominalLinkSqrDistance = this.nominalTransmitDistance * this.nominalTransmitDistance;
+				this.MaximumLinkSqrDistance = this.maxTransmitDistance * this.maxTransmitDistance;
+			}
+
+			if (this.canTransmit)
+			{
+				if (this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance < this.NominalLinkSqrDistance)
+				{
+					this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.Optimal;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.Suboptimal;
+				}
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				this.LinkStatus = ConnectionStatus.None;
+			}
+
+			#if BENCH
+			statusResolutionTicks = performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks - startKerbinLOSTicks - totalKerbinLOSTicks;
+			#endif
+
+			log.AppendFormat("\n{0}: Target search and status determination complete.", this.ToString());
+			
+			#if DEBUG
+			} catch (Exception ex) {
+				log.AppendFormat("\nCaught {0}: {1}\n{2}", ex.GetType().FullName, ex.ToString(), ex.StackTrace);
+			#if QUIT_ON_EXCEPTION
+				UnityEngine.Application.Quit();
+			#endif
+			} finally {
+			#endif
 			log.Print(false);
-
-			// Now that we're done with our recursive CanTransmit checks, flag this relay as not checked so it can be
-			// used next time.
-			RelayDatabase.Instance.CheckedVesselsTable.Remove(vessel.id);
+			#if DEBUG
+			}
+			#endif
+
+			#if BENCH
+			AntennaRelay.searchTimer += (ulong)this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks;
+			AntennaRelay.searchCount++;
+			this.performanceTimer.Stop();
+
+			double averageSearchTime = (double)AntennaRelay.searchTimer / (double)AntennaRelay.searchCount;
+
+			if (AntennaRelay.searchCount >= 8000u / (ulong)ARConfiguration.UpdateDelay)
+			{
+				AntennaRelay.searchCount = 0u;
+				AntennaRelay.searchTimer = 0u;
+
+				AntennaRelay.averager.AddItem(averageSearchTime);
+				AntennaRelay.doubleAverageTime = (long)(AntennaRelay.averager.Average * 2d);
+			}
+
+			if (this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks > AntennaRelay.doubleAverageTime)
+			{
+				System.Text.StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "[AntennaRelay] FindNearestRelay search for {0}" +
+					" took significantly longer than average ({1:S3}s vs {2:S3}s)",
+					this.ToString(),
+					(double)this.performanceTimer.ElapsedTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency,
+					(double)AntennaRelay.averager.Average / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\tVessel loop time: {0:S3}s",
+					(double)totalVesselLoopTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\t\tAverage vessel time for each of {1} vessels: {0:S3}s",
+					(double)totalVesselLoopTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency /
+					(double)usefulVesselCount,
+					usefulVesselCount
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\t\tSlowest vessel LOS check: {0:S3}s to {1}",
+					(double)slowestLOSVesselTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency,
+					slowestLOSVesselName
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\t\tSlowest circular relay check: {0:S3}s for {1}",
+					(double)slowestCircularVesselTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency,
+					slowestCircularVesselName
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\tKerbin LOS check: {0:S3}s",
+					(double)totalKerbinLOSTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency
+				);
+
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "\n\tStatus resolution check: {0:S3}s",
+					(double)statusResolutionTicks / (double)System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch.Frequency
+				);
+
+				// sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "", start)
+
+				Tools.PostWarningMessage(sb.ToString());
+
+				Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
+			}
+			#endif
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -581,6 +876,12 @@
 		public AntennaRelay(IAntennaRelay module)
 		{
 			this.moduleRef = module;
+
+			#if BENCH
+			AntennaRelay.relayCount++;
+			#endif
+
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("{0}: constructed {1}", this.GetType().Name, this.ToString());
 		}
 	}
 }

--- a/GameData/AntennaRange/AntennaRange.cfg
+++ b/GameData/AntennaRange/AntennaRange.cfg
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // AntennaRange.cfg
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -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 = 3150000000
+		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 = 9250000000
+		simpleRange = 56250000000
+		maxPowerFactor = 16
+		maxDataFactor = 2
 	}
 
 	MODULE
@@ -100,11 +104,19 @@
 	}
 }
 
+TRACKING_STATION_RANGES
+{
+	range = 800000
+	range = 200000000000
+	range = 2000000000000
+}
+
 EVA_MODULE
 {
 	name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
 
-	nominalRange = 5000
+	nominalRange = 1389
+	simpleRange = 5000
 	maxPowerFactor = 1
 	maxDataFactor = 1
 

--- a/IAntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/IAntennaRelay.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // IAntennaRelay.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -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 NominalLinkSqrDistance { get; }
+
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// The link distance, in meters, beyond which this relay cannot operate.
+		/// </summary>
+		double MaximumLinkSqrDistance { get; }
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the distance to the nearest relay or Kerbin, whichever is closer.
 		/// </summary>
-		double transmitDistance { get; }
+		double CurrentLinkSqrDistance { 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.
@@ -67,12 +89,6 @@
 		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.
 		/// </summary>
 		string Title { get; }
@@ -84,6 +100,11 @@
 		bool CanTransmit();
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Finds the nearest relay.
+		/// </summary>
+		void FindNearestRelay();
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Returns a <see cref="System.String"/> that represents the current <see cref="AntennaRange.IAntennaRelay"/>.
 		/// </summary>
 		string ToString();

--- a/ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter.cs
+++ b/ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -29,7 +29,6 @@
 using KSP;
 using System;
 using System.Collections.Generic;
-using System.Linq;
 using System.Text;
 using ToadicusTools;
 using UnityEngine;
@@ -47,7 +46,8 @@
 	/// 
 	/// <para>where D is the total transmission distance, P is the transmission power, and R is the data rate.</para>
 	/// </summary>
-	public class ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter : ModuleDataTransmitter, IScienceDataTransmitter, IAntennaRelay
+	public class ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
+		: ModuleDataTransmitter, IScienceDataTransmitter, IAntennaRelay, IModuleInfo
 	{
 		// Stores the packetResourceCost as defined in the .cfg file.
 		private float _basepacketResourceCost;
@@ -61,14 +61,24 @@
 		// Sometimes we will need to communicate errors; this is how we do it.
 		private ScreenMessage ErrorMsg;
 
-		/// <summary>
-		/// The distance from Kerbin at which the antenna will perform exactly as prescribed by packetResourceCost
-		/// and packetSize.
+		// Used in module info panes for part tooltips in the editor and R&D
+		private GUIContent moduleInfoContent;
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// 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")]
@@ -87,9 +97,15 @@
 		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>
@@ -146,13 +162,22 @@
 				{
 					return base.vessel;
 				}
-				else if (this.part != null)
+				else if (this.part != null && this.part.vessel != null)
 				{
 					return this.part.vessel;
 				}
-
+				else if (
+					this.part.protoPartSnapshot != null &&
+					this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef != null &&
+					this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef.vesselRef != null
+				)
+				{
+					return this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef.vesselRef;
+				}
 				else
 				{
+					this.LogError("Vessel and/or part reference are null, returning null vessel.");
+					this.LogError(new System.Diagnostics.StackTrace().ToString());
 					return null;
 				}
 			}
@@ -175,9 +200,58 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <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 NominalLinkSqrDistance
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay != null)
+				{
+					return this.relay.NominalLinkSqrDistance;
+				}
+
+				return 0d;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets or sets the maximum link distance, in meters.
+		/// </summary>
+		public double MaximumLinkSqrDistance
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay != null)
+				{
+					return this.relay.MaximumLinkSqrDistance;
+				}
+
+				return 0d;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Gets the distance to the nearest relay or Kerbin, whichever is closer.
 		/// </summary>
-		public double transmitDistance
+		public double CurrentLinkSqrDistance
 		{
 			get
 			{
@@ -186,7 +260,23 @@
 					return double.PositiveInfinity;
 				}
 
-				return this.relay.transmitDistance;
+				return this.relay.CurrentLinkSqrDistance;
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the link status.
+		/// </summary>
+		public ConnectionStatus LinkStatus
+		{
+			get
+			{
+				if (this.relay == null)
+				{
+					return ConnectionStatus.None;
+				}
+
+				return this.relay.LinkStatus;
 			}
 		}
 
@@ -197,7 +287,14 @@
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				return this.nominalRange;
+				if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+				{
+					return this.nominalRange;
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					return this.simpleRange;
+				}
 			}
 		}
 
@@ -206,11 +303,8 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		public double maxTransmitDistance
 		{
-			get
-			{
-				// TODO: Cache this in a way that doesn't break everything.
-				return Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalRange;
-			}
+			get;
+			protected set;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -293,23 +387,6 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <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
@@ -344,18 +421,19 @@
 
 			this._basepacketSize = base.packetSize;
 			this._basepacketResourceCost = base.packetResourceCost;
+			this.moduleInfoContent = new GUIContent();
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(string.Format(
 				"{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
 			));
@@ -369,13 +447,15 @@
 		{
 			base.OnStart (state);
 
+			this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalTransmitDistance;
+
 			if (state >= StartState.PreLaunch)
 			{
 				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);
@@ -394,6 +474,56 @@
 			base.Fields.Load(node);
 
 			base.OnLoad (node);
+
+			this.maxTransmitDistance = Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) * this.nominalTransmitDistance;
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Gets the human-friendly module title.
+		/// </summary>
+		public string GetModuleTitle()
+		{
+			return "Comms Transceiver";
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns drawTooltipWidget as a callback for part tooltips.
+		/// </summary>
+		public Callback<Rect> GetDrawModulePanelCallback()
+		{
+			return this.drawTooltipWidget;
+		}
+
+		// Called by Squad's part tooltip system when drawing tooltips.
+		// HACK: Currently hacks around Squad's extraneous layout box, see KSPModders issue #5118
+		private void drawTooltipWidget(Rect rect)
+		{
+			this.moduleInfoContent.text = this.GetInfo();
+
+			GUIStyle style0 = PartListTooltips.fetch.tooltipSkin.customStyles[0];
+			GUIStyle style1 = PartListTooltips.fetch.tooltipSkin.customStyles[1];
+
+			float width = rect.width;
+			float orgHeight = rect.height;
+			float height = style0.CalcHeight(this.moduleInfoContent, width);
+
+			rect.height = height;
+
+			GUI.Box(rect, this.moduleInfoContent, style0);
+			GUI.Label(rect, this.GetModuleTitle(), style1);
+
+			GUILayout.Space(height - orgHeight
+				- style0.padding.bottom - style0.padding.top
+				- 2f * (style0.margin.bottom + style0.margin.top)
+			);
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
+		/// Returns an empty string, because we don't really have a "primary field" like some modules do.
+		/// </summary>
+		public string GetPrimaryField()
+		{
+			return string.Empty;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -401,9 +531,33 @@
 		/// </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());
+
+			if (ARConfiguration.UseAdditiveRanges)
+			{
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Nominal Range to Kerbin: {0:S3}m\n",
+					Math.Sqrt(this.nominalTransmitDistance * ARConfiguration.KerbinNominalRange)
+				);
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Maximum Range to Kerbin: {0:S3}m",
+					Math.Sqrt(
+						this.nominalTransmitDistance * Math.Sqrt(this.maxPowerFactor) *
+						ARConfiguration.KerbinRelayRange
+					)
+				);
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Nominal Range: {0:S3}m\n", this.nominalTransmitDistance);
+				sb.AppendFormat(Tools.SIFormatter, "Maximum Range: {0:S3}m", this.maxTransmitDistance);
+			}
+
+			text = sb.ToString();
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
+
 			return text;
 		}
 
@@ -438,6 +592,17 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
+		/// Finds the nearest relay.
+		/// </summary>
+		public void FindNearestRelay()
+		{
+			if (this.relay != null)
+			{
+				this.relay.FindNearestRelay();
+			}
+		}
+
+		/// <summary>
 		/// Override ModuleDataTransmitter.TransmitData to check against CanTransmit and fail out when CanTransmit
 		/// returns false.
 		/// </summary>
@@ -445,6 +610,13 @@
 		/// <param name="callback">Callback function</param>
 		public new void TransmitData(List<ScienceData> dataQueue, Callback callback)
 		{
+			this.LogDebug(
+				"TransmitData(List<ScienceData> dataQueue, Callback callback) called.  dataQueue.Count={0}",
+				dataQueue.Count
+			);
+
+			this.FindNearestRelay();
+
 			this.PreTransmit_SetPacketSize();
 			this.PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost();
 
@@ -452,7 +624,20 @@
 			{
 				ScreenMessages.PostScreenMessage(this.buildTransmitMessage(), 4f, ScreenMessageStyle.UPPER_LEFT);
 
-				base.TransmitData(dataQueue, callback);
+				this.LogDebug(
+					"CanTransmit in TransmitData, calling base.TransmitData with dataQueue=[{0}] and callback={1}",
+					dataQueue.SPrint(),
+					callback == null ? "null" : callback.ToString()
+				);
+
+				if (callback == null)
+				{
+					base.TransmitData(dataQueue);
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					base.TransmitData(dataQueue, callback);
+				}
 			}
 			else
 			{
@@ -460,8 +645,12 @@
 
 				var logger = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
 
-				foreach (ModuleScienceContainer	scienceContainer in this.vessel.getModulesOfType<ModuleScienceContainer>())
-				{
+				IList<ModuleScienceContainer> vesselContainers = this.vessel.getModulesOfType<ModuleScienceContainer>();
+				ModuleScienceContainer scienceContainer;
+				for (int cIdx = 0; cIdx < vesselContainers.Count; cIdx++)
+				{
+					scienceContainer = vesselContainers[cIdx];
+
 					logger.AppendFormat("Checking ModuleScienceContainer in {0}\n",
 						scienceContainer.part.partInfo.title);
 
@@ -476,8 +665,10 @@
 
 					List<ScienceData> dataStored = new List<ScienceData>();
 
-					foreach (ScienceData data in dataQueue)
+					ScienceData data;
+					for (int dIdx = 0; dIdx < dataQueue.Count; dIdx++)
 					{
+						data = dataQueue[dIdx];
 						if (!scienceContainer.allowRepeatedSubjects && scienceContainer.HasData(data))
 						{
 							logger.Append("\tAlready contains subject and repeated subjects not allowed, skipping.\n");
@@ -508,28 +699,32 @@
 
 				if (dataQueue.Count > 0)
 				{
-					StringBuilder msg = new StringBuilder();
-
-					msg.Append('[');
-					msg.Append(this.part.partInfo.title);
-					msg.AppendFormat("]: {0} data items could not be saved: no space available in data containers.\n");
-					msg.Append("Data to be discarded:\n");
-
-					foreach (ScienceData data in dataQueue)
+					StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+
+					sb.Append('[');
+					sb.Append(this.part.partInfo.title);
+					sb.AppendFormat("]: {0} data items could not be saved: no space available in data containers.\n");
+					sb.Append("Data to be discarded:\n");
+
+					ScienceData data;
+					for (int dIdx = 0; dIdx < dataQueue.Count; dIdx++)
 					{
-						msg.AppendFormat("\t{0}\n", data.title);
+						data = dataQueue[dIdx];
+						sb.AppendFormat("\t{0}\n", data.title);
 					}
 
-					ScreenMessages.PostScreenMessage(msg.ToString(), 4f, ScreenMessageStyle.UPPER_LEFT);
-
-					Tools.PostDebugMessage(msg.ToString());
+					ScreenMessages.PostScreenMessage(sb.ToString(), 4f, ScreenMessageStyle.UPPER_LEFT);
+
+					Tools.PostDebugMessage(sb.ToString());
+
+					Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 				}
 
 				this.PostCannotTransmitError();
 			}
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage (
-				"distance: " + this.transmitDistance
+				"distance: " + this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance
 				+ " packetSize: " + this.packetSize
 				+ " packetResourceCost: " + this.packetResourceCost
 			);
@@ -542,6 +737,11 @@
 		/// <param name="dataQueue">List of <see cref="ScienceData"/> to transmit.</param>
 		public new void TransmitData(List<ScienceData> dataQueue)
 		{
+			this.LogDebug(
+				"TransmitData(List<ScienceData> dataQueue) called, dataQueue.Count={0}",
+				dataQueue.Count
+			);
+
 			this.TransmitData(dataQueue, null);
 		}
 
@@ -551,11 +751,13 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		public new void StartTransmission()
 		{
+			this.FindNearestRelay();
+
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketSize ();
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost ();
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage (
-				"distance: " + this.transmitDistance
+				"distance: " + this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance
 				+ " packetSize: " + this.packetSize
 				+ " packetResourceCost: " + this.packetResourceCost
 				);
@@ -579,24 +781,32 @@
 		{
 			if (this.actionUIUpdate)
 			{
+				this.UImaxTransmitDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m",
+					Math.Sqrt(this.MaximumLinkSqrDistance));
+				this.UInominalLinkDistance = string.Format(Tools.SIFormatter, "{0:S3}m",
+					Math.Sqrt(this.NominalLinkSqrDistance));
+				
 				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",
+						Math.Sqrt(this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance));
+					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",
+							Math.Sqrt(this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance));
 						this.UIrelayStatus = "Out of range";
 					}
 					else
 					{
+						this.UItransmitDistance = "N/A";
 						this.UIrelayStatus = string.Format("Blocked by {0}", this.relay.firstOccludingBody.bodyName);
 					}
-					this.UImaxTransmitDistance = "N/A";
 					this.UIpacketSize = "N/A";
 					this.UIpacketCost = "N/A";
 				}
@@ -618,14 +828,15 @@
 		/// <returns>A <see cref="System.String"/> that represents the current <see cref="AntennaRange.ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter"/>.</returns>
 		public override string ToString()
 		{
-			StringBuilder msg = new StringBuilder();
-
-			msg.Append(this.part.partInfo.title);
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+			string msg;
+
+			sb.Append(this.part.partInfo.title);
 
 			if (vessel != null)
 			{
-				msg.Append(" on ");
-				msg.Append(vessel.vesselName);
+				sb.Append(" on ");
+				sb.Append(vessel.vesselName);
 			}
 			else if (
 				this.part != null &&
@@ -634,11 +845,15 @@
 				this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef != null
 			)
 			{
-				msg.Append(" on ");
-				msg.Append(this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef.vesselName);
-			}
-
-			return msg.ToString();
+				sb.Append(" on ");
+				sb.Append(this.part.protoPartSnapshot.pVesselRef.vesselName);
+			}
+
+			msg = sb.ToString();
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
+
+			return msg;
 		}
 
 		// When we catch an onPartActionUICreate event for our part, go ahead and update every frame to look pretty.
@@ -684,23 +899,15 @@
 		// transmission fails (see CanTransmit).
 		private void PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost()
 		{
-			if (ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost || this.transmitDistance <= this.nominalRange)
+			if (ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost || this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance <= this.NominalLinkSqrDistance)
 			{
 				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost;
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.transmitDistance / this.nominalRange);
-				rangeFactor *= rangeFactor;
-
-				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost
-					* rangeFactor;
-
-				Tools.PostDebugMessage(
-					this,
-					"Pretransmit: packet cost set to {0} before throttle (rangeFactor = {1}).",
-					base.packetResourceCost,
-					rangeFactor);
+				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance / this.NominalLinkSqrDistance);
+
+				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost * rangeFactor;
 			}
 
 			base.packetResourceCost *= this.packetThrottle / 100f;
@@ -710,24 +917,18 @@
 		// distance.  packetSize maxes out at _basepacketSize * maxDataFactor.
 		private void PreTransmit_SetPacketSize()
 		{
-			if (!ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost && this.transmitDistance >= this.nominalRange)
+			if (!ARConfiguration.FixedPowerCost && this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance >= this.NominalLinkSqrDistance)
 			{
 				base.packetSize = this._basepacketSize;
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.nominalRange / this.transmitDistance);
-				rangeFactor *= rangeFactor;
+				float rangeFactor = (float)(this.NominalLinkSqrDistance / this.CurrentLinkSqrDistance);
 
 				base.packetSize = Mathf.Min(
 					this._basepacketSize * rangeFactor,
-					this._basepacketSize * this.maxDataFactor);
-
-				Tools.PostDebugMessage(
-					this,
-					"Pretransmit: packet size set to {0} before throttle (rangeFactor = {1}).",
-					base.packetSize,
-					rangeFactor);
+					this._basepacketSize * this.maxDataFactor
+				);
 			}
 
 			base.packetSize *= this.packetThrottle / 100f;
@@ -735,25 +936,30 @@
 
 		private string buildTransmitMessage()
 		{
-			StringBuilder message = new StringBuilder();
-
-			message.Append("[");
-			message.Append(base.part.partInfo.title);
-			message.Append("]: ");
-
-			message.Append("Beginning transmission ");
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+			string msg;
+
+			sb.Append("[");
+			sb.Append(base.part.partInfo.title);
+			sb.Append("]: ");
+
+			sb.Append("Beginning transmission ");
 
 			if (this.KerbinDirect)
 			{
-				message.Append("directly to Kerbin.");
+				sb.Append("directly to Kerbin.");
 			}
 			else
 			{
-				message.Append("via ");
-				message.Append(this.relay.targetRelay);
-			}
-
-			return message.ToString();
+				sb.Append("via ");
+				sb.Append(this.relay.targetRelay);
+			}
+
+			msg = sb.ToString();
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
+
+			return msg;
 		}
 
 		#if DEBUG
@@ -764,55 +970,26 @@
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketSize ();
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost ();
 
-			string msg = string.Format(
-				"'{0}'\n" + 
-				"_basepacketSize: {1}\n" +
-				"packetSize: {2}\n" +
-				"_basepacketResourceCost: {3}\n" +
-				"packetResourceCost: {4}\n" +
-				"maxTransmitDistance: {5}\n" +
-				"transmitDistance: {6}\n" +
-				"nominalRange: {7}\n" +
-				"CanTransmit: {8}\n" +
-				"DataRate: {9}\n" +
-				"DataResourceCost: {10}\n" +
-				"TransmitterScore: {11}\n" +
-				"targetRelay: {12}\n" +
-				"KerbinDirect: {13}\n" +
-				"Vessel ID: {14}",
-				this.name,
-				this._basepacketSize,
-				base.packetSize,
-				this._basepacketResourceCost,
-				base.packetResourceCost,
-				this.maxTransmitDistance,
-				this.transmitDistance,
-				this.nominalRange,
-				this.CanTransmit(),
-				this.DataRate,
-				this.DataResourceCost,
-				ScienceUtil.GetTransmitterScore(this),
-				this.relay.targetRelay == null ? "null" : this.relay.targetRelay.ToString(),
-				this.KerbinDirect,
-				this.vessel.id
-				);
-
-			Tools.PostLogMessage(msg);
+			DebugPartModule.DumpClassObject(this);
 		}
 
 		[KSPEvent (guiName = "Dump Vessels", active = true, guiActive = true)]
 		public void PrintAllVessels()
 		{
-			StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
-
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
+			
 			sb.Append("Dumping FlightGlobals.Vessels:");
 
-			foreach (Vessel vessel in FlightGlobals.Vessels)
-			{
+			Vessel vessel;
+			for (int i = 0; i < FlightGlobals.Vessels.Count; i++)
+			{
+				vessel = FlightGlobals.Vessels[i];
 				sb.AppendFormat("\n'{0} ({1})'", vessel.vesselName, vessel.id);
 			}
-
+		    
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(sb.ToString());
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 		}
 		 
 		[KSPEvent (guiName = "Dump RelayDB", active = true, guiActive = true)]

--- a/Properties/AssemblyInfo.cs
+++ b/Properties/AssemblyInfo.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // AssemblyInfo.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@
 // The assembly version has the format "{Major}.{Minor}.{Build}.{Revision}".
 // The form "{Major}.{Minor}.*" will automatically update the build and revision,
 // and "{Major}.{Minor}.{Build}.*" will update just the revision.
-[assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.8.*")]
+[assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.10.*")]
 // The following attributes are used to specify the signing key for the assembly,
 // if desired. See the Mono documentation for more information about signing.
 //[assembly: AssemblyDelaySign(false)]

--- a/ProtoAntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/ProtoAntennaRelay.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // ProtoAntennaRelay.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@
 
 using KSP;
 using System;
-using System.Linq;
 using ToadicusTools;
 
 namespace AntennaRange
@@ -49,12 +48,25 @@
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				if (this.protoPart != null && this.protoPart.pVesselRef != null)
+				if (
+					this.protoPart != null &&
+					this.protoPart.pVesselRef != null &&
+					this.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselRef != null
+				)
 				{
 					return this.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselRef;
 				}
 				else
 				{
+					Tools.PostErrorMessage("{0}: Could not fetch vessel!  {1}{2}{3}",
+						this.ToString(),
+						this.protoPart == null ? "\n\tprotoPart=null" : string.Empty,
+						this.protoPart != null && this.protoPart.pVesselRef == null ?
+							"\n\tthis.protoPart.pVesselRef=null" : string.Empty,
+						this.protoPart != null && this.protoPart.pVesselRef != null &&
+							this.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselRef == null ?
+							"\n\tthis.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselRef=null" : string.Empty
+					);
 					return null;
 				}
 			}
@@ -126,7 +138,7 @@
 		/// <returns>A <see cref="System.String"/> that represents the current <see cref="AntennaRange.ProtoAntennaRelay"/>.</returns>
 		public override string ToString()
 		{
-			System.Text.StringBuilder sb = new System.Text.StringBuilder();
+			System.Text.StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
 
 			sb.Append(this.Title);
 
@@ -134,6 +146,8 @@
 			{
 				sb.AppendFormat(" on {0}", this.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselName);
 			}
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 
 			return sb.ToString();
 		}
@@ -147,6 +161,8 @@
 		public ProtoAntennaRelay(IAntennaRelay prefabRelay, ProtoPartSnapshot pps) : base(prefabRelay)
 		{
 			this.protoPart = pps;
+
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("{0}: constructed {1}", this.GetType().Name, this.ToString());
 		}
 	}
 }

file:b/README.md (new)
--- /dev/null
+++ b/README.md
@@ -1,1 +1,212 @@
-
+# AntennaRange
+A KSP mod that enforces and encourages the use of the bigger antennas.
+
+# For Part Developers
+## The Fields
+AntennaRange extends and augments the functionality of the stock ModuleDataTransmitter through the new `ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter` class. This class uses four additional configurable fields to define the part's behavior.
+
+`nominalRange` is the range, in meters, at which the part should function identically to the stock module, i.e. without any modification to the power cost or packet size. This is used along with maxPowerFactor to calculate the maximum range of the part.  
+`simpleRange` is the same as nominalRange, but is used when the mod is in "simple" mode. In general it will probably need to be a much larger number than nominalRange.  
+`maxPowerFactor` effectively sets the maximum range of the antenna by essentially capping how much the power may be "turned up" to get better range. I originally used 8 for this number, because it felt right. I've since used 4 (for my DTS) and 16 (for my Comm. 88-88). You don't want this number to be too high, or small probes will go uncontrollable a lot when transmitting.  
+`maxDataFactor` defines the maximum "speed up" bonus that comes from using antennas at less their nominal range. I originally used 4 for this number for all parts; the DTS has a higher bonus now.
+
+Note that all of the fields needed for Squad's `ModuleDataTransmitter` still need to be filled out. Depending on how you're defining your parts, they might need to go in your AntennaRange patch, or they might already be defined on the base part.
+
+## The Mechanic
+In general, the scaling functions assume the relation `D² α P/R,` where D is the total transmission distance, P is the transmission power, and R is the data rate.  Data rate increases as range decreases below nominalRange: `R α nominalRange² / D²`.  By default, power use increases as range increases above `nominalRange`: `P α D² / nominalRange²`.  Optionally, power use may remain fixed, and data rate instead decreases as range increases above `nominalRange`: `R α nominalRange² / D²`.
+
+## Patch Conventions
+To maximize cross-compatibility, please consider the following conventions for ModuleManager patches regarding AntennaRange:
+
+When providing new definitions for your own parts, always specify a `:FOR[YourModHere]` pass name.
+Whenever changing default AntennaRange definitions (e.g. if you were going to rebalance my antennas to suit your mod), please do so in the `:AFTER[AntennaRange]` pass.
+I recommend providing all optional functionality (e.g. enabling RemoteTech vs. AntennaRange modules) in separate patches using `:NEEDS[]` blocks.
+
+A sample AntennaRange configuration for an all-new mod part might look like this:
+```
+@PART[modPartName]:FOR[YourModName]:NEEDS[AntennaRange,!RemoteTech]
+{
+	MODULE
+	{
+		// ### Module Definition ###
+		name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
+		
+		// ### Squad Definitions ###
+		// Delay between transmission packets, in seconds
+		packetInterval = 0.10
+		
+		// Data capacity of nominal transmission packets, in MiT
+		packetSize = 2
+		
+		// Resource cost of nominal transmission packets, in units
+		packetResourceCost = 20.0
+		
+		// Resource name to be consumed by transmission
+		requiredResource = ElectricCharge
+		
+		// Animation module index, 0-based, of the antenna extend/retract animation
+		DeployFxModules = 0
+		
+		// ### AntennaRange Defintions ###
+		// Range, in meters, at which the antenna behaves per the "nominal" characteristics above
+		// Used with "additive" ranges.
+		nominalRange = 10000000000
+		
+		// Range, in meters, at which the antenna behaves per the "nominal" characteristics above
+		// Used with "simple" ranges.
+		simpleRange = 56250000000
+		
+		// The maxmimum multiplier on packetResourceCost, essentially defining the maximum power output of the
+		// transmitter.  Maximum range is defined as: maxTransmitDistance = nominalRange * sqrt(maxPowerFactor)
+		maxPowerFactor = 16
+		
+		// The maximum multiplier on packetSize, essentially defining the maximum data throughput of the
+		// transmitter.
+		maxDataFactor = 2
+	}
+	
+	// We add this ModuleScienceContainer so that when transmission fails the antennas can try to stash the data instead of dumping it to the void.
+	MODULE
+	{
+		name = ModuleScienceContainer
+
+		dataIsCollectable = true
+		dataIsStorable = false
+
+		storageRange = 2
+	}
+}
+```
+
+This example assumes that the base part definition does not include a `ModuleDataTransmitter` module, or any RT modules. If the base part definition includes a `ModuleDataTransmitter` module, a sample AntennaRange patch could look like this:
+```
+@PART[modPartName]:FOR[YourModName]:NEEDS[AntennaRange,!RemoteTech]
+{
+	@MODULE[ModuleDataTransmitter]
+	{
+		@name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
+		nominalRange = 10000000000
+		simpleRange = 56250000000
+		maxPowerFactor = 16
+		maxDataFactor = 2
+	}
+	
+	// We add this ModuleScienceContainer so that when transmission fails the antennas can try to stash the data instead of dumping it to the void.
+	MODULE
+	{
+		name = ModuleScienceContainer
+
+		dataIsCollectable = true
+		dataIsStorable = false
+
+		storageRange = 2
+	}
+}
+```
+
+IIRC, RemoteTech parts should not have `ModuleDataTransmitter` definitions. In that case, to facilitate RT, AR, and Stock compatibility, a suite of patches like this might be appropriate:
+
+```
+// If we don't have RemoteTech, add a stock ModuleDataTransmitter first.
+@PART[modPartName]:NEEDS[!RemoteTech]:BEFORE[YourModName]
+{
+	MODULE
+	{
+		// ### Module Definition ###
+		name = ModuleDataTransmitter
+		
+		// ### Squad Definitions ###
+		// Delay between transmission packets, in seconds
+		packetInterval = 0.10
+		
+		// Data capacity of nominal transmission packets, in MiT
+		packetSize = 2
+		
+		// Resource cost of nominal transmission packets, in units
+		packetResourceCost = 20.0
+		
+		// Resource name to be consumed by transmission
+		requiredResource = ElectricCharge
+		
+		// Animation module index, 0-based, of the antenna extend/retract animation
+		DeployFxModules = 0
+	}
+}
+
+// If AntennaRange is installed, convert that to a ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
+@PART[modPartName]:NEEDS[AntennaRange,!RemoteTech]:FOR[YourModName]
+{
+	@MODULE[ModuleDataTransmitter]
+	{
+		// ### Module Redefinition ###
+		@name = ModuleLimitedDataTransmitter
+		
+		// ### AntennaRange Defintions ###
+		// Range, in meters, at which the antenna behaves per the "nominal" characteristics above
+		// Used with "additive" ranges.
+		nominalRange = 10000000000
+		
+		// Range, in meters, at which the antenna behaves per the "nominal" characteristics above
+		// Used with "simple" ranges.
+		simpleRange = 56250000000
+		
+		// The maxmimum multiplier on packetResourceCost, essentially defining the maximum power output of the
+		// transmitter.  Maximum range is defined as: maxTransmitDistance = nominalRange * sqrt(maxPowerFactor)
+		maxPowerFactor = 16
+		
+		// The maximum multiplier on packetSize, essentially defining the maximum data throughput of the
+		// transmitter.
+		maxDataFactor = 2
+	}
+
+	// We add this ModuleScienceContainer so that when transmission fails the antennas can try to stash the data instead of dumping it to the void.
+	MODULE
+	{
+		name = ModuleScienceContainer
+
+		dataIsCollectable = true
+		dataIsStorable = false
+
+		storageRange = 2
+	}
+}
+
+// If RemoteTech is installed, do their module(s) instead
+@PART[modPartName]:NEEDS[RemoteTech]:FOR[YourModName]
+{
+	// RemoteTech module(s) here
+}
+```
+
+## Useful Formulas
+
+### Per Antenna
+`nominalRange` is a given, and is never calculated
+`maxPowerFactor` is a given, and is never calculated
+`maxTransmitDistance = nominalRange * sqrt(maxPowerFactor)`
+
+### Per Link
+A "link" is any connected pair of antennas.  
+`NominalLinkDistance = sqrt(nominalRange1 * nominalRange2)`  
+`MaxLinkDistance = sqrt(maxTransmitDistance1 * maxTransmitDistance2)`
+
+Therefore, to find the `MaxLinkDistance` from two sets of `nominalRange` and `maxPowerFactor`:  
+`MaxLinkDistance = sqrt(nominalRange1 * sqrt(maxPowerFactor1) * nominalRange2 * sqrt(maxPowerFactor2))`
+
+To find a single antenna's `nominalRange` from a desired `maxTransmitDistance` given its `maxPowerFactor`:  
+`nominalRange = maxTransmitDistance / sqrt(maxPowerFactor)`
+
+To find a single antenna's desired maximum range given the desired maximum link distance and another set `maxTransmitDistance`:  
+`maxTransmitDistance1 = MaxLinkDistance * MaxLinkDistance / maxTransmitDistance2`
+
+Remember that `maxPowerFactor` may differ between antennas (and does, in my lastest configs: longAntenna is 8, mediumDish is 4, commDish is 16).
+
+Currently Kerbin's `maxPowerFactor` is hard-coded as 8.
+
+Feel free to use this spreadsheet for balancing antennas if it's useful to you: https://goo.gl/ChsbfL
+
+## On Balance
+In my configs I've balanced the three stock antennas to cover all of the stock solar system. Since you're introducing five more antennas and working with OPM, you will probably want to change the behavior of the stock parts and diversify the range to gradually cover the whole OPM system. Since you have some parts specifically designed for use in planetary subsystems, their balance when transmitting to other parts is probably more important than their balance when transmitting to Kerbin. For longer range parts designed to make the whole interplanetary leap, the inverse is probably true.
+
+Feel free to ask questions! If anything's unclear or you just want to bounce balance ideas off of me, don't be shy. I'm always happy to help.
+

--- a/RelayDatabase.cs
+++ b/RelayDatabase.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // RelayDatabase.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -37,27 +37,8 @@
 
 namespace AntennaRange
 {
-	public class RelayDatabase
+	public class RelayDatabase : Singleton<RelayDatabase>
 	{
-		/*
-		 * Static members
-		 * */
-		// Singleton storage
-		protected static RelayDatabase _instance;
-		// Gets the singleton
-		public static RelayDatabase Instance
-		{
-			get
-			{	
-				if (_instance == null)
-				{
-					_instance = new RelayDatabase();
-				}
-
-				return _instance;
-			}
-		}
-
 		/*
 		 * Instance members
 		 * */
@@ -66,22 +47,20 @@
 		 * Fields
 		 * */
 		// Vessel.id-keyed hash table of Part.GetHashCode()-keyed tables of relay objects.
-		protected Dictionary<Guid, Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay>> relayDatabase;
+		private Dictionary<Guid, List<IAntennaRelay>> relayDatabase;
+		private Dictionary<Guid, IAntennaRelay> bestRelayTable;
 
 		// Vessel.id-keyed hash table of part counts, used for caching
-		protected Dictionary<Guid, int> vesselPartCountTable;
-
-		// Vessel.id-keyed hash table of booleans to track what vessels have been checked so far this time.
-		public Dictionary<Guid, bool> CheckedVesselsTable;
-
-		protected int cacheHits;
-		protected int cacheMisses;
+		private Dictionary<Guid, int> vesselPartCountTable;
+
+		private int cacheHits;
+		private int cacheMisses;
 
 		/*
 		 * Properties
 		 * */
 		// Gets the Part-hashed table of relays in a given vessel
-		public Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay> this [Vessel vessel]
+		public IList<IAntennaRelay> this [Vessel vessel]
 		{
 			get
 			{
@@ -106,16 +85,66 @@
 				}
 
 				// Return the Part-hashed table of relays for this vessel
-				return relayDatabase[vessel.id];
+				return relayDatabase[vessel.id].AsReadOnly();
 			}
 		}
 
 		/* 
 		 * Methods
 		 * */
+		// Remove a vessel from the cache, if it exists.
+		public void DirtyVessel(Vessel vessel)
+		{
+			#if DEBUG
+			Tools.PostDebugMessage("RelayDatabase: Dirtying cache for vessel {0} in frame {1}",
+				vessel, new System.Diagnostics.StackTrace().ToString());
+			#else
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("RelayDatabase: Dirtying cache for vessel {0}", vessel.vesselName);
+			#endif
+
+			this.relayDatabase.Remove(vessel.id);
+			this.vesselPartCountTable.Remove(vessel.id);
+			this.bestRelayTable.Remove(vessel.id);
+		}
+
+		public void ClearCache()
+		{
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("RelayDatabase: onSceneChange clearing entire cache.");
+
+			this.relayDatabase.Clear();
+			this.bestRelayTable.Clear();
+			this.vesselPartCountTable.Clear();
+		}
+
+		// Returns true if both the relayDatabase and the vesselPartCountDB contain the vessel id.
+		public bool ContainsKey(Guid key)
+		{
+			return this.relayDatabase.ContainsKey(key);
+		}
+
+		// Returns true if both the relayDatabase and the vesselPartCountDB contain the vessel.
+		public bool ContainsKey(Vessel vessel)
+		{
+			return this.ContainsKey(vessel.id);
+		}
+
+		public IAntennaRelay GetBestVesselRelay(Vessel vessel)
+		{
+			IAntennaRelay relay;
+			if (this.bestRelayTable.TryGetValue(vessel.id, out relay))
+			{
+				return relay;
+			}
+			else
+			{
+				var dump = this[vessel];
+				return null;
+			}
+		}
+
 		// Adds a vessel to the database
 		// The return for this function isn't used yet, but seems useful for potential future API-uses
-		public bool AddVessel(Vessel vessel)
+		private bool AddVessel(Vessel vessel)
 		{
 			// If this vessel is already here...
 			if (this.ContainsKey(vessel))
@@ -135,7 +164,7 @@
 			else
 			{
 				// Build an empty table...
-				this.relayDatabase[vessel.id] = new Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay>();
+				this.relayDatabase[vessel.id] = new List<IAntennaRelay>();
 
 				// Update the empty index
 				this.UpdateVessel(vessel);
@@ -146,7 +175,7 @@
 		}
 
 		// Update the vessel's entry in the table
-		public void UpdateVessel(Vessel vessel)
+		private void UpdateVessel(Vessel vessel)
 		{
 			// Squak if the database doesn't have the vessel
 			if (!this.ContainsKey(vessel))
@@ -159,37 +188,12 @@
 				));
 			}
 
-			Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay> vesselTable = this.relayDatabase[vessel.id];
+			List<IAntennaRelay> vesselTable = this.relayDatabase[vessel.id];
 
 			// Actually build and assign the table
 			this.getVesselRelays(vessel, ref vesselTable);
 			// Set the part count
 			this.vesselPartCountTable[vessel.id] = vessel.Parts.Count;
-		}
-
-		// Remove a vessel from the cache, if it exists.
-		public void DirtyVessel(Vessel vessel)
-		{
-			if (this.relayDatabase.ContainsKey(vessel.id))
-			{
-				this.relayDatabase.Remove(vessel.id);
-			}
-			if (this.vesselPartCountTable.ContainsKey(vessel.id))
-			{
-				this.vesselPartCountTable.Remove(vessel.id);
-			}
-		}
-
-		// Returns true if both the relayDatabase and the vesselPartCountDB contain the vessel id.
-		public bool ContainsKey(Guid key)
-		{
-			return this.relayDatabase.ContainsKey(key);
-		}
-
-		// Returns true if both the relayDatabase and the vesselPartCountDB contain the vessel.
-		public bool ContainsKey(Vessel vessel)
-		{
-			return this.ContainsKey(vessel.id);
 		}
 
 		// Runs when a vessel is modified (or when we switch to one, to catch docking events)
@@ -216,18 +220,41 @@
 		}
 
 		// Runs when the player requests a scene change, such as when changing vessels or leaving flight.
-		public void onSceneChange(GameScenes scene)
-		{
-			// If the active vessel is a real thing...
-			if (FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel != null)
-			{
-				// ... dirty its cache
-				this.onVesselEvent(FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel);
-			}
+		private void onSceneChange(GameScenes scene)
+		{
+			Tools.PostDebugMessage(
+				"RelayDatabase: caught onSceneChangeRequested in scene {0} to scene {1}.  ActiveVessel is {2}",
+				HighLogic.LoadedScene,
+				scene,
+				FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel == null ? "null" : FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel.vesselName
+			);
+
+			if (scene == GameScenes.FLIGHT)
+			{
+				if (scene == HighLogic.LoadedScene)
+				{
+					if (FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel != null)
+					{
+						Tools.PostDebugMessage("RelayDatabase: onSceneChange clearing {0} from cache.",
+							FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel.vesselName);
+
+						this.onVesselEvent(FlightGlobals.ActiveVessel);
+					}
+				}
+				else
+				{
+					this.ClearCache();
+				}
+			}
+		}
+
+		private void onGameLoaded(object data)
+		{
+			this.ClearCache();
 		}
 
 		// Runs when parts are undocked
-		public void onPartEvent(Part part)
+		private void onPartEvent(Part part)
 		{
 			if (part != null && part.vessel != null)
 			{
@@ -236,14 +263,14 @@
 		}
 
 		// Runs when parts are coupled, as in docking
-		public void onFromPartToPartEvent(GameEvents.FromToAction<Part, Part> data)
+		private void onFromPartToPartEvent(GameEvents.FromToAction<Part, Part> data)
 		{
 			this.onPartEvent(data.from);
 			this.onPartEvent(data.to);
 		}
 
 		// Produce a Part-hashed table of relays for the given vessel
-		protected void getVesselRelays(Vessel vessel, ref Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay> relays)
+		private void getVesselRelays(Vessel vessel, ref List<IAntennaRelay> relays)
 		{
 			// We're going to completely regen this table, so dump the current contents.
 			relays.Clear();
@@ -253,6 +280,10 @@
 				"IAntennaRelay",
 				vessel.vesselName
 			));
+
+			double bestRelayRange = double.NegativeInfinity;
+			IAntennaRelay bestRelay = null;
+			IAntennaRelay relay;
 
 			// If the vessel is loaded, we can fetch modules implementing IAntennaRelay directly.
 			if (vessel.loaded) {
@@ -263,16 +294,30 @@
 				));
 
 				// Loop through the Parts in the Vessel...
-				foreach (Part part in vessel.Parts)
-				{
+				Part part;
+				for (int partIdx = 0; partIdx < vessel.Parts.Count; partIdx++)
+				{
+					part = vessel.Parts[partIdx];
+
 					// ...loop through the PartModules in the Part...
-					foreach (PartModule module in part.Modules)
+					PartModule module;
+					for (int modIdx = 0; modIdx < part.Modules.Count; modIdx++)
 					{
+						module = part.Modules[modIdx];
+
 						// ...if the module is a relay...
 						if (module is IAntennaRelay)
 						{
+							relay = (module as IAntennaRelay);
+
+							if (relay.maxTransmitDistance > bestRelayRange)
+							{
+								bestRelayRange = relay.maxTransmitDistance;
+								bestRelay = relay;
+							}
+
 							// ...add the module to the table
-							relays.Add(part.GetHashCode(), module as IAntennaRelay);
+							relays.Add(relay);
 							// ...neglect relay objects after the first in each part.
 							break;
 						}
@@ -289,8 +334,11 @@
 				));
 
 				// Loop through the ProtoPartModuleSnapshots in the Vessel...
-				foreach (ProtoPartSnapshot pps in vessel.protoVessel.protoPartSnapshots)
-				{
+				ProtoPartSnapshot pps;
+				for (int ppsIdx = 0; ppsIdx < vessel.protoVessel.protoPartSnapshots.Count; ppsIdx++)
+				{
+					pps = vessel.protoVessel.protoPartSnapshots[ppsIdx];
+
 					Tools.PostDebugMessage(string.Format(
 						"{0}: Searching in protopartsnapshot {1}",
 						this.GetType().Name,
@@ -308,8 +356,11 @@
 					));
 
 					// ...loop through the PartModules in the prefab...
-					foreach (PartModule module in partPrefab.Modules)
+					PartModule module;
+					for (int modIdx = 0; modIdx < partPrefab.Modules.Count; modIdx++)
 					{
+						module = partPrefab.Modules[modIdx];
+
 						Tools.PostDebugMessage(string.Format(
 							"{0}: Searching in partmodule {1}",
 							this.GetType().Name,
@@ -325,14 +376,24 @@
 								module
 							));
 
+							relay = new ProtoAntennaRelay(module as IAntennaRelay, pps);
+
+							if (relay.maxTransmitDistance > bestRelayRange)
+							{
+								bestRelayRange = relay.maxTransmitDistance;
+								bestRelay = relay;
+							}
+
 							// ...build a new ProtoAntennaRelay and add it to the table
-							relays.Add(pps.GetHashCode(), new ProtoAntennaRelay(module as IAntennaRelay, pps));
+							relays.Add(relay);
 							// ...neglect relay objects after the first in each part.
 							break;
 						}
 					}
 				}
 			}
+
+			this.bestRelayTable[vessel.id] = bestRelay;
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(string.Format(
 				"{0}: vessel '{1}' ({2}) has {3} transmitters.",
@@ -344,12 +405,12 @@
 		}
 
 		// Construct the singleton
-		protected RelayDatabase()
+		private RelayDatabase()
 		{
 			// Initialize the databases
-			this.relayDatabase = new Dictionary<Guid, Dictionary<int, IAntennaRelay>>();
+			this.relayDatabase = new Dictionary<Guid, List<IAntennaRelay>>();
+			this.bestRelayTable = new Dictionary<Guid, IAntennaRelay>();
 			this.vesselPartCountTable = new Dictionary<Guid, int>();
-			this.CheckedVesselsTable = new Dictionary<Guid, bool>();
 
 			this.cacheHits = 0;
 			this.cacheMisses = 0;
@@ -361,6 +422,7 @@
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Add(this.onSceneChange);
 			GameEvents.onPartCouple.Add(this.onFromPartToPartEvent);
 			GameEvents.onPartUndock.Add(this.onPartEvent);
+			GameEvents.onGameStateLoad.Add(this.onGameLoaded);
 		}
 
 		~RelayDatabase()
@@ -372,6 +434,7 @@
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Remove(this.onSceneChange);
 			GameEvents.onPartCouple.Remove(this.onFromPartToPartEvent);
 			GameEvents.onPartUndock.Remove(this.onPartEvent);
+			GameEvents.onGameStateLoad.Remove(this.onGameLoaded);
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(this.GetType().Name + " destroyed.");
 
@@ -387,21 +450,28 @@
 		#if DEBUG
 		public void Dump()
 		{
-			StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
 
 			sb.Append("Dumping RelayDatabase:");
 
-			foreach (Guid id in this.relayDatabase.Keys)
-			{
-				sb.AppendFormat("\nVessel {0}:", id);
-
-				foreach (IAntennaRelay relay in this.relayDatabase[id].Values)
-				{
+			var dbEnum = this.relayDatabase.GetEnumerator();
+			IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays;
+			while (dbEnum.MoveNext())
+			{
+				sb.AppendFormat("\nVessel {0}:", dbEnum.Current.Key);
+
+				vesselRelays = dbEnum.Current.Value;
+				IAntennaRelay relay;
+				for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
+				{
+					relay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
 					sb.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}", relay.ToString());
 				}
 			}
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(sb.ToString());
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 		}
 		#endif
 	}

--- a/RelayExtensions.cs
+++ b/RelayExtensions.cs
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 //
 // Extensions.cs
 //
-// Copyright © 2014, toadicus
+// Copyright © 2014-2015, toadicus
 // All rights reserved.
 //
 // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@
 
 using System;
 using System.Collections.Generic;
-using System.Linq;
 using ToadicusTools;
 
 namespace AntennaRange
@@ -39,6 +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>
@@ -73,7 +116,7 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <param name="relay">This <see cref="IAntennaRelay"/></param>
 		/// <param name="vessel">A <see cref="Vessel"/></param>
-		public static double sqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relay, Vessel vessel)
+		public static double SqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relay, Vessel vessel)
 		{
 			return relay.vessel.sqrDistanceTo(vessel);
 		}
@@ -83,9 +126,11 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <param name="relay">This <see cref="IAntennaRelay"/></param>
 		/// <param name="body">A <see cref="CelestialBody"/></param>
-		public static double sqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relay, CelestialBody body)
-		{
-			return relay.vessel.sqrDistanceTo(body);
+		public static double SqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relay, CelestialBody body)
+		{
+			double dist = (relay.vessel.GetWorldPos3D() - body.position).magnitude - body.Radius;
+
+			return dist * dist;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -93,7 +138,7 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <param name="relayOne">This <see cref="IAntennaRelay"/></param>
 		/// <param name="relayTwo">Another <see cref="IAntennaRelay"/></param>
-		public static double sqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relayOne, IAntennaRelay relayTwo)
+		public static double SqrDistanceTo(this AntennaRelay relayOne, IAntennaRelay relayTwo)
 		{
 			return relayOne.vessel.sqrDistanceTo(relayTwo.vessel);
 		}
@@ -102,9 +147,9 @@
 		/// Returns all of the PartModules or ProtoPartModuleSnapshots implementing IAntennaRelay in this Vessel.
 		/// </summary>
 		/// <param name="vessel">This <see cref="Vessel"/></param>
-		public static IEnumerable<IAntennaRelay> GetAntennaRelays (this Vessel vessel)
-		{
-			return RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel].Values.ToList().AsReadOnly();
+		public static IList<IAntennaRelay> GetAntennaRelays (this Vessel vessel)
+		{
+			return RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel];
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -114,8 +159,11 @@
 		/// <param name="vessel"></param>
 		public static bool HasConnectedRelay(this Vessel vessel)
 		{
-			foreach (IAntennaRelay relay in RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel].Values)
-			{
+			IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays = RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel];
+			IAntennaRelay relay;
+			for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
+			{
+				relay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
 				if (relay.CanTransmit())
 				{
 					return true;
@@ -133,12 +181,16 @@
 		{
 			bool canTransmit = false;
 
-			foreach (IAntennaRelay relay in RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel].Values)
-			{
-				if (relay.CanTransmit())
+			IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays = RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel];
+			IAntennaRelay relay;
+			for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
+			{
+				relay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
+				if (relay.LinkStatus > ConnectionStatus.None)
 				{
 					canTransmit = true;
-					if (relay.transmitDistance <= relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
+
+					if (relay.LinkStatus == ConnectionStatus.Optimal)
 					{
 						return ConnectionStatus.Optimal;
 					}
@@ -161,22 +213,7 @@
 		/// <param name="vessel">This <see cref="Vessel"/></param>
 		public static IAntennaRelay GetBestRelay(this Vessel vessel)
 		{
-			IAntennaRelay bestRelay = null;
-			double bestScore = double.PositiveInfinity;
-			double relayScore = double.NaN;
-
-			foreach (IAntennaRelay relay in vessel.GetAntennaRelays())
-			{
-				relayScore = relay.transmitDistance / relay.maxTransmitDistance;
-
-				if (relayScore < bestScore)
-				{
-					bestScore = relayScore;
-					bestRelay = relay;
-				}
-			}
-
-			return bestRelay;
+			return RelayDatabase.Instance.GetBestVesselRelay(vessel);
 		}
 	}