[aprssig] conveying map view

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Tue Sep 21 19:06:47 CDT 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Bob Bruninga wrote:

> APRSdos has always had that feature to
> automaticaly center and select the best map on any station sending
> the position/comment of "PRIORITY" or "EMERGENCY".  They are treated
> the same, as far as auto-map-centering,  its just that PRIORITY does
> not trigger alarms.
> I dont think though, that it automatically adjusts the range scale
> unless it is bigger than 128 miles, then it reduces it to that
> range scale so that all the icons are not on top of each other..

Xastir pops up a dialog that allows you to center on the emergency
station or to cancel the dialog.  It doesn't adjust the zoom
(range-scale) or change the maps selected.

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