[aprssig] conveying map view
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.
Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
Lotto: A tax on people who are bad at math. - unknown
Windows: Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates. - WE7U.
The world DOES revolve around me: I picked the coordinate system!"
More information about the aprssig