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[aprssig] Need some help - google eath project and aprs data sources

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sat Dec 3 21:03:30 UTC 2005


Gudday

Here is what I want to do

1) I have google earth looking at my linux box for placemarker or "icons" to
place on the google earth application
2) Is there a way I can "query" xastir to return me + Callsign, lat and lon
?
3) I will use perl to build a file like this then :-


Here is what google earth "wants"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.0">
<Placemark>
<name>VK4TEC-9</name>
<description>Andrew APRS Mobile (dtg)</description>
<styleUrl>root://styleMaps#default+nicon=0x307+hicon=0x317</styleUrl>
<Style>
<IconStyle>
<Icon>
<href>root://icons/palette-4.png</href>
<x>192</x>
<y>32</y>
<w>32</w>
<h>32</h>
</Icon>
</IconStyle>
</Style>
<Point>
<coordinates>153.1037347301503,-27.57429967640651,0</coordinates>
</Point>
</Placemark>
</kml>
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Andrew Rich - VK4TEC
vk4tec at tech-software.net
www.tech-software.net
Brisbane AUSTRALIA

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