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[aprssig] APRS web maps

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Sat Aug 27 17:05:54 UTC 2005


On Aug 27, 2005, at 12:41 PM, Rich Parry wrote:

> I would like to make it operational again, but need to be able to  
> grab a map from a map server by passing a callsign. Below is the  
> perl line that used to work. Anyone got a suggestion for an updated  
> method for grabbing maps?

For the US, the APRSworld maps are as good as you are likely to get  
without violating copyright. It is likely that there is a direct  
interface on APRSworld, but they are the default maps for plot.cgi,  
which makes an easy findU call:

http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/plot.cgi? 
call=K4HG-8&xsize=300&ysize=200&degree=.2

Steve K4HG




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