RelayDatabase: Clear database on game load.
RelayDatabase: Clear database on game load.

--- a/ARFlightController.cs
+++ b/ARFlightController.cs
@@ -40,27 +40,27 @@
 	public class ARFlightController : MonoBehaviour
 	{
 		#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> connectionTextures;
+		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
+			private set;
+		}
+
+		private string currentConnectionTexture
 		{
 			get
 			{
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@
 			}
 		}
 
-		protected Texture currentAppLauncherTexture
+		private Texture currentAppLauncherTexture
 		{
 			get
 			{
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@
 		public string lockID
 		{
 			get;
-			protected set;
+			private set;
 		}
 
 		public ControlTypes lockSet
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@
 		#endregion
 
 		#region MonoBehaviour LifeCycle
-		protected void Awake()
+		private void Awake()
 		{
 			this.lockID = "ARConnectionRequired";
 
@@ -155,17 +155,17 @@
 			GameEvents.onVesselChange.Add(this.onVesselChange);
 		}
 
-		protected void Start()
+		private void Start()
 		{
 			this.mapRenderer = MapView.MapCamera.gameObject.AddComponent<ARMapRenderer>();
 		}
 
-		protected void FixedUpdate()
+		private void FixedUpdate()
 		{
 			if (this.appLauncherButton == null && !ToolbarManager.ToolbarAvailable && ApplicationLauncher.Ready)
 			{
 				this.appLauncherButton = ApplicationLauncher.Instance.AddModApplication(
-					ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.FLIGHT,
+					ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.FLIGHT | ApplicationLauncher.AppScenes.MAPVIEW,
 					this.appLauncherTextures[ConnectionStatus.None]
 				);
 			}
@@ -222,11 +222,11 @@
 			log.Print();
 		}
 
-		protected void Update()
-		{
-			if (!this.updateTimer.IsRunning || this.updateTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds > 125L)
-			{
-				this.updateTimer.Reset();
+		private void Update()
+		{
+			if (!this.updateTimer.IsRunning || this.updateTimer.ElapsedMilliseconds > 83L)
+			{
+				this.updateTimer.Restart();
 			}
 			else
 			{
@@ -235,42 +235,74 @@
 
 			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.ActiveVessel != null)
+			{
+				Vessel vessel;
+				IAntennaRelay relay;
+				IList<IAntennaRelay> activeVesselRelays;
+
+				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);
+
+						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();
+				}
+
+				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);
 
@@ -298,13 +330,13 @@
 		#endregion
 
 		#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
@@ -40,11 +40,16 @@
 	{
 		#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
@@ -90,8 +95,12 @@
 			if (ARConfiguration.PrettyLines)
 			{
 				this.vesselLineRenderers = new Dictionary<Guid, LineRenderer>();
-				this.vesselFrameCache = new Dictionary<Guid, bool>();
-			}
+			}
+
+			#if DEBUG
+			this.timer = new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch();
+			this.log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
+			#endif
 		}
 
 		private void OnPreCull()
@@ -103,10 +112,14 @@
 				return;
 			}
 
-			Tools.DebugLogger log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
+			#if DEBUG
+			timer.Restart();
+			#endif
 
 			try
 			{
+				log.Clear();
+
 				log.AppendFormat("OnPreCull.\n");
 
 				log.AppendFormat("\tMapView: Draw3DLines: {0}\n" +
@@ -117,10 +130,6 @@
 					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.");
@@ -129,19 +138,13 @@
 					{
 						Vessel vessel = FlightGlobals.Vessels[i];
 
+						log.AppendFormat("\nStarting check for vessel {0} at {1}ms", vessel, timer.ElapsedMilliseconds);
+
 						if (vessel == null)
 						{
-							log.AppendFormat("Skipping vessel {0} altogether because it is null.\n");
+							log.AppendFormat("\n\tSkipping vessel {0} altogether because it is null.", vessel);
 							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)
 						{
@@ -149,27 +152,52 @@
 							case VesselType.EVA:
 							case VesselType.Unknown:
 							case VesselType.SpaceObject:
-								log.AppendFormat("\tDiscarded because vessel is of invalid type {0}\n",
+								log.AppendFormat("\n\tDiscarded because vessel is of invalid type {0}",
 									vessel.vesselType);
 								continue;
 						}
 
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\tChecking vessel {0}.", vessel.vesselName);
+
+						#if DEBUG
+						start = timer.ElapsedMilliseconds;
+						#endif
+
 						IAntennaRelay vesselRelay = vessel.GetBestRelay();
+
+						if (vesselRelay == null)
+						{
+							log.AppendFormat("\n\tGot null relay for vessel {0}", vessel.vesselName);
+							continue;
+						}
+
+						log.AppendFormat("\n\tGot best relay {0} ({3}) for vessel {1} in {2} ms",
+							vesselRelay, vessel, timer.ElapsedMilliseconds - start, vesselRelay.GetType().Name);
 
 						if (vesselRelay != null)
 						{
+							#if DEBUG
+							start = timer.ElapsedMilliseconds;
+							#endif
+
 							this.SetRelayVertices(vesselRelay);
+
+							log.AppendFormat("\n\tSet relay vertices for {0} in {1}ms",
+								vessel, timer.ElapsedMilliseconds - start);
 						}
 					}
 				}
 			}
-			catch (Exception)
-			{
+			catch (Exception ex)
+			{
+				this.LogError("Caught {0}: {1}\n{2}\n", ex.GetType().Name, ex.ToString(), ex.StackTrace.ToString());
 				this.Cleanup();
 			}
 			#if DEBUG
 			finally
 			{
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\tOnPreCull finished in {0}ms\n", timer.ElapsedMilliseconds);
+
 				log.Print();
 			}
 			#endif
@@ -179,14 +207,20 @@
 		{
 			this.Cleanup();
 
-			print("ARMapRenderer: Destroyed.");
+			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());
@@ -213,62 +247,64 @@
 
 			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.transmitDistance < relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
+				{
+					thisColor = Color.green;
 				}
 				else
 				{
-					if (relay.transmitDistance < relay.nominalTransmitDistance)
-					{
-						thisColor = Color.green;
-					}
-					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);
-			}
+					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()
@@ -286,11 +322,6 @@
 				}
 				this.vesselLineRenderers.Clear();
 			}
-
-			if (this.vesselFrameCache != null && this.vesselFrameCache.Count > 0)
-			{
-				this.vesselFrameCache.Clear();
-			}
 		}
 		#endregion
 	}

--- a/AntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/AntennaRelay.cs
@@ -37,9 +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;
 
@@ -59,9 +56,8 @@
 			}
 		}
 
-		private long lastSearch;
-
 		private bool canTransmit;
+		private bool isChecked;
 
 		private IAntennaRelay nearestRelay;
 		private IAntennaRelay bestOccludedRelay;
@@ -110,8 +106,6 @@
 		{
 			get
 			{
-				this.FindNearestRelay();
-
 				if (this.KerbinDirect || this.targetRelay == null)
 				{
 					return this.DistanceTo(Kerbin);
@@ -158,7 +152,6 @@
 		/// <returns><c>true</c> if this instance can transmit; otherwise, <c>false</c>.</returns>
 		public virtual bool CanTransmit()
 		{
-			this.FindNearestRelay();
 			return this.canTransmit;
 		}
 
@@ -166,25 +159,9 @@
 		/// 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;
 			}
@@ -194,11 +171,22 @@
 			log = Tools.DebugLogger.New(this);
 			#endif
 
-			log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search started at {1} ms ({2} ms since last search).",
-				this.ToString(), searchTime, timeSinceLast);
-			
+			// Skip vessels that have already been checked for a nearest relay this pass.
+			if (this.isChecked)
+			{
+				log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search skipped because our vessel has been checked already this search.",
+					this);
+				log.Print();
+				return;
+			}
+
+			log.AppendFormat("{0}: Target search started).", this.ToString());
+
+			#if DEBUG
+			try {
+			#endif
 			// Set this vessel as checked, so that we don't check it again.
-			RelayDatabase.Instance.CheckedVesselsTable[vessel.id] = true;
+			this.isChecked = true;
 
 			// Blank everything we're trying to find before the search.
 			this.firstOccludingBody = null;
@@ -222,11 +210,31 @@
 			 * against future finds.
 			 * */
 			Vessel potentialVessel;
-			IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays;
+			IAntennaRelay potentialBestRelay;
+			CelestialBody fob;
+
+			// IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays;
 			for (int vIdx = 0; vIdx < FlightGlobals.Vessels.Count; vIdx++)
 			{
+				log.AppendFormat("\nFetching vessel at index {0}", vIdx);
 				potentialVessel = FlightGlobals.Vessels[vIdx];
+				
+				if (potentialVessel == null)
+				{
+					Tools.PostErrorMessage("{0}: Skipping vessel at index {1} because it is null.", this, vIdx);
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\tSkipping vessel at index {0} because it is null.", vIdx);
+					log.Print();
+					return;
+				}
+				#if DEBUG
+				else
+				{
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\tGot vessel {0}", potentialVessel);
+				}
+				#endif
+
 				// Skip vessels of the wrong type.
+				log.Append("\n\tchecking vessel type");
 				switch (potentialVessel.vesselType)
 				{
 					case VesselType.Debris:
@@ -234,77 +242,73 @@
 					case VesselType.EVA:
 					case VesselType.SpaceObject:
 					case VesselType.Unknown:
+							log.Append("\n\tSkipping because vessel is the wrong type.");
 						continue;
 					default:
 						break;
 				}
-
+				
+				log.Append("\n\tchecking if vessel is this vessel");
 				// Skip vessels with the wrong ID
 				if (potentialVessel.id == vessel.id)
 				{
+					log.Append("\n\tSkipping because vessel is this vessel.");
 					continue;
 				}
 
 				// Find the distance from here to the vessel...
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting distance to potential vessel");
 				double potentialSqrDistance = this.sqrDistanceTo(potentialVessel);
-				vesselRelays = potentialVessel.GetAntennaRelays();
-
-				CelestialBody fob = null;
-
+				log.Append("\n\tgetting best vessel relay");
+
+				potentialBestRelay = potentialVessel.GetBestRelay();
+				log.AppendFormat("\n\t\tgot best vessel relay {0}",
+					potentialBestRelay == null ? "null" : potentialBestRelay.ToString());
+
+				if (potentialBestRelay == null)
+				{
+					log.Append("\n\t\t...skipping null relay");
+					continue;
+				}
+
+				log.Append("\n\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.firstOccludingBody = fob;
-
-					log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: Vessel {1} not in line of sight.",
+					log.Append("\n\t\t...failed LOS check");
+
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\t{0}: Vessel {1} not in line of sight.",
 						this.ToString(), potentialVessel.vesselName);
+					
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tpotentialSqrDistance: {0}", potentialSqrDistance);
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tbestOccludedSqrDistance: {0}", bestOccludedSqrDistance);
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t\tmaxTransmitSqrDistance: {0}", maxTransmitSqrDistance);
 
 					if (
 						(potentialSqrDistance < bestOccludedSqrDistance) &&
-						(potentialSqrDistance < maxTransmitSqrDistance)
+						(potentialSqrDistance < maxTransmitSqrDistance) &&
+						potentialBestRelay.CanTransmit()
 					)
 					{
-						
-						log.AppendFormat("\n\t\t{0}: Checking {1} relays on occluded vessel {2}.",
-							this.ToString(),
-							potentialVessel.GetAntennaRelays().Count,
-							potentialVessel
-						);
-
-						IAntennaRelay occludedRelay;
-						for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
-						{
-							occludedRelay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
-
-							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;
+						bestOccludedSqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
+					}
+					else
+					{
+						log.Append("\n\t\t...vessel is not close enough to check for occluded relays, carrying on");
+					}
+					
 					continue;
 				}
+
+				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.
@@ -319,27 +323,21 @@
 					continue;
 				}
 
-				IAntennaRelay potentialRelay;
-				for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
-				{
-					potentialRelay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
-
-					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)
-							);
-						}
-						break;
-					}
+				log.Append("\n\t\t...passed distance check");
+
+				if (
+					potentialBestRelay.CanTransmit() &&
+					(potentialBestRelay.targetRelay == null || potentialBestRelay.targetRelay.vessel != this.vessel))
+				{
+					// @TODO: Moved this here from outside the loop; why was it there?
+					nearestRelaySqrDistance = potentialSqrDistance;
+					this.nearestRelay = potentialBestRelay;
+
+					log.AppendFormat("\n\t{0}: found new nearest relay {1} ({2}m)",
+						this.ToString(),
+						this.nearestRelay.ToString(),
+						Math.Sqrt(nearestRelaySqrDistance)
+					);
 				}
 			}
 
@@ -559,16 +557,23 @@
 				}
 			}
 
-			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());
-
+			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);
-
+			#if DEBUG
+			}
+			#endif
 			// 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);
+			this.isChecked = false;
 		}
 
 		/// <summary>
@@ -592,6 +597,9 @@
 		public AntennaRelay(IAntennaRelay module)
 		{
 			this.moduleRef = module;
+			this.isChecked = false;
+
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("{0}: constructed {1}", this.GetType().Name, this.ToString());
 		}
 	}
 }

--- a/IAntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/IAntennaRelay.cs
@@ -84,6 +84,11 @@
 		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
@@ -145,13 +145,13 @@
 				{
 					return base.vessel;
 				}
-				else if (this.part != null)
+				else if (this.part != null && this.part.vessel != null)
 				{
 					return this.part.vessel;
 				}
-
 				else
 				{
+					this.LogError("Vessel and/or part reference are null, returning null vessel.");
 					return null;
 				}
 			}
@@ -437,6 +437,17 @@
 		}
 
 		/// <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>
@@ -444,6 +455,13 @@
 		/// <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();
 
@@ -451,7 +469,20 @@
 			{
 				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
 			{
@@ -513,23 +544,25 @@
 
 				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");
+					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++)
 					{
 						data = dataQueue[dIdx];
-						msg.AppendFormat("\t{0}\n", data.title);
+						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();
@@ -549,6 +582,11 @@
 		/// <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);
 		}
 
@@ -558,6 +596,8 @@
 		/// </summary>
 		public new void StartTransmission()
 		{
+			this.FindNearestRelay();
+
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketSize ();
 			PreTransmit_SetPacketResourceCost ();
 
@@ -625,14 +665,15 @@
 		/// <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 &&
@@ -641,11 +682,15 @@
 				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.
@@ -702,12 +747,6 @@
 
 				base.packetResourceCost = this._basepacketResourceCost
 					* rangeFactor;
-
-				Tools.PostDebugMessage(
-					this,
-					"Pretransmit: packet cost set to {0} before throttle (rangeFactor = {1}).",
-					base.packetResourceCost,
-					rangeFactor);
 			}
 
 			base.packetResourceCost *= this.packetThrottle / 100f;
@@ -729,12 +768,6 @@
 				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);
 			}
 
 			base.packetSize *= this.packetThrottle / 100f;
@@ -742,25 +775,30 @@
 
 		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
@@ -771,47 +809,14 @@
 			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:");
 
 			Vessel vessel;
@@ -820,8 +825,10 @@
 				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/ProtoAntennaRelay.cs
+++ b/ProtoAntennaRelay.cs
@@ -48,12 +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;
 				}
 			}
@@ -125,7 +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);
 
@@ -133,6 +146,8 @@
 			{
 				sb.AppendFormat(" on {0}", this.protoPart.pVesselRef.vesselName);
 			}
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 
 			return sb.ToString();
 		}
@@ -146,6 +161,8 @@
 		public ProtoAntennaRelay(IAntennaRelay prefabRelay, ProtoPartSnapshot pps) : base(prefabRelay)
 		{
 			this.protoPart = pps;
+
+			Tools.PostLogMessage("{0}: constructed {1}", this.GetType().Name, this.ToString());
 		}
 	}
 }

--- a/RelayDatabase.cs
+++ b/RelayDatabase.cs
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@
 		 * Static members
 		 * */
 		// Singleton storage
-		protected static RelayDatabase _instance;
+		private static RelayDatabase _instance;
 		// Gets the singleton
 		public static RelayDatabase Instance
 		{
@@ -66,16 +66,14 @@
 		 * Fields
 		 * */
 		// Vessel.id-keyed hash table of Part.GetHashCode()-keyed tables of relay objects.
-		protected Dictionary<Guid, List<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
@@ -113,9 +111,59 @@
 		/* 
 		 * 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))
@@ -146,7 +194,7 @@
 		}
 
 		// 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))
@@ -167,31 +215,6 @@
 			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)
 		public void onVesselEvent(Vessel vessel)
 		{
@@ -216,18 +239,41 @@
 		}
 
 		// 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 +282,14 @@
 		}
 
 		// 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 List<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 +299,10 @@
 				"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) {
@@ -277,8 +327,16 @@
 						// ...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(module as IAntennaRelay);
+							relays.Add(relay);
 							// ...neglect relay objects after the first in each part.
 							break;
 						}
@@ -337,14 +395,24 @@
 								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(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.",
@@ -356,12 +424,12 @@
 		}
 
 		// Construct the singleton
-		protected RelayDatabase()
+		private RelayDatabase()
 		{
 			// Initialize the databases
 			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;
@@ -373,6 +441,7 @@
 			GameEvents.onGameSceneLoadRequested.Add(this.onSceneChange);
 			GameEvents.onPartCouple.Add(this.onFromPartToPartEvent);
 			GameEvents.onPartUndock.Add(this.onPartEvent);
+			GameEvents.onGameStateLoad.Add(this.onGameLoaded);
 		}
 
 		~RelayDatabase()
@@ -384,6 +453,7 @@
 			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.");
 
@@ -399,7 +469,7 @@
 		#if DEBUG
 		public void Dump()
 		{
-			StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
+			StringBuilder sb = Tools.GetStringBuilder();
 
 			sb.Append("Dumping RelayDatabase:");
 
@@ -419,6 +489,8 @@
 			}
 
 			Tools.PostDebugMessage(sb.ToString());
+
+			Tools.PutStringBuilder(sb);
 		}
 		#endif
 	}

--- a/RelayExtensions.cs
+++ b/RelayExtensions.cs
@@ -166,25 +166,7 @@
 		/// <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;
-
-			IList<IAntennaRelay> vesselRelays = RelayDatabase.Instance[vessel];
-			IAntennaRelay relay;
-			for (int rIdx = 0; rIdx < vesselRelays.Count; rIdx++)
-			{
-				relay = vesselRelays[rIdx];
-				relayScore = relay.transmitDistance / relay.maxTransmitDistance;
-
-				if (relayScore < bestScore)
-				{
-					bestScore = relayScore;
-					bestRelay = relay;
-				}
-			}
-
-			return bestRelay;
+			return RelayDatabase.Instance.GetBestVesselRelay(vessel);
 		}
 	}