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Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Fri Dec 9 04:07:26 UTC 2005


Great catch Steve!

I got it confused anyway, :-) and I have to agree..

This must have been why I didn't bother with it a few years back when I 
first set it up, hi... At one time I did transmit an object for our 
EchoLink.

Thanks again,

Robbie

Stephen H. Smith wrote:

> mwrobertson at comcast.net wrote:
> 
>> A.J.
>>
>> I found it! I was over looking it in the help file. I had zeored it 
>> out on the Lat/Lon but may think about it and reactivate it..  Thanks
>>
>> Robbie
>>
>> A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
>>
>>> On 12/8/05, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I can't speak for IRLP, but as the operator of  Echolink node 14400
>>>> (which outputs on UHF RF), I CAN confirm that EchoLink DOES NOT
>>>> communicate with the APRS-IS !
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Are you running the latest version of EchoLink?  It does indeed have
>>> this capability.  Two Echolink nodes in my area report their status to
>>> the APRS-IS and I gate them out to RF from my IGATE.
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
>>> http://www.aj3u.com
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> If these other Echolink stations are getting into the APRS Internet 
> System (IS), I suspect it's because some other igate is picking them up 
> off RF.  
> 
> Wierdly, the "Check for software update" item in the Help pulldown on my 
> system says "You have the latest version 1.9.891" but checking the 
> Echolink website says Ver 1.9.892 is the most recent.    After 
> downloading, installing and starting the latest, I checked the help 
> system.   The paragraphs on APRS have not changed, the options are 
> identical to my previous version.     
> 
> There is nothing  in the setup dialogs that provide for setting an APRS 
> server IP address or port number.    Unless the Echolink website somehow 
> automagically reformats it's list of user log-ins/status, and then 
> forwards  them into the APRS IS system,  the only way I can see that 
> Echolink node status reports will ever reach the IS is by being igated 
> off RF.  
> 
<SNIP>
> 
> 
> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
> EchoLink Node:      14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
> Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.com
> 
> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>  http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/DigiPaths
> 
> Updated APRS Symbol Chart
>  http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/miscinfo/APRS_Symbol_Chart.pdf  
> 
> New/Updated "Rev G" APRS     http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/aprs
> Symbols Set for UI-View,
> UIpoint and APRSplus:
> 







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