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[aprssig] help with Xastir

VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Mon Dec 27 02:00:34 UTC 2004


Joe N3HGB wrote On 26/12/2004 5:32:29 PM

> I am an absolute newbie with both Linux and Xastir, so please bear
> with me. Is there a way to filter my feed so I am only getting positions
> and traffic within X miles of my QTH? I tried setting r/38/-76/200
> on aprseast.net:10152 but I still seem to be getting the whole feed.

I should let an Xastir user answer this, but try connecting to one of the tier 2 port 14580 servers (you can send a "filter" command to the port 14580 servers) such as arizona.aprs2.net:14580... or use hub1.aprs2.net:14580 or hub2.aprs2.net:14580 and let "the system" pick a server for you. I haven't tried Xastir yet, but in UI-View32, I would enter "filter r/38/-76/200" in the "extra log-on text" to tell the server to just send me data for stations within a 200 km radius of that position.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
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