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[aprssig] conveying map view

Wes Johnston wes at johnston.net
Tue Sep 21 19:37:06 UTC 2004

Yes, but I don't know of a single APRS client that will allow you to either 1) specify by typing a view, 2)let you click on the contents of a message and specify a view automagically.  

Is there one that does?  It would really be neat if we could publish map views (ie bookmarks) just like we do objects.  New people arriving on the scene of an event would have within a few minutes, a list of common views.... ie downtown, the county... the event... and then if someone said "It's in the upper right corner of your map" we'd have a fighting chance to see what the guy is talking about.


----- Original Message -----
From: Jason Winningham <jdw at eng.uah.edu>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 14:26:49 -0500
To: Wes Johnston <wes at johnston.net>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] conveying map view

> On Sep 21, 2004, at 2:15 PM, Wes Johnston wrote:
> > It sure would be nice if there were an APRS packet which would allow 
> > me to send a map view to someone else... for example, I could send my 
> > center position and the height of the map
> Isn't that what range scale is for?  Your center coordinates + range 
> scale should do it.
> -Jason
> kg4wsv

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