gswiebe at mb.sympatico.ca
Sun May 22 22:57:27 CDT 2005
Thank you Pete for your prompt response. There is a wealth of information in
your message. Unfortunately, most of it I fail to understand. I cannot find the
information needed to connect to a server in the USA or Canada that will allow
me operate in an area of interest.
73 de Glenn...VE4GN
AE5PL Lists wrote:
> This is a very old aprsxtra.txt file (APRServe is no longer even in
> operation). First, port 10151 has be deprecated for two reasons: it was
> a history port which now only allows read-only operation and the size of
> APRS-IS has made a full feed history port relatively useless. Second,
> many of the servers you list no longer support external connections or
> they have simply gone away. You can fine an up-to-date list at
> Finally, the traffic on APRS-IS has increased dramatically over the past
> few years making it advisable to utilize server filter ports to reduce
> the number of stations your client needs to handle. More information on
> the available filter options (found only on javAPRSSrvr servers) can be
> found at http://www.aprs-is.net/javaprssrvr/javaprsfilter.htm You can
> use an APRS message addressed to SERVER to set the filter. There may be
> another way in recent WinAPRS versions, but someone else will need to
> address that.
> Hope this helps.
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> mailto:pete at ae5pl.net
>>From: Glenn Wiebe
>>Posted At: Sunday, May 22, 2005 11:54 AM
>>Subject: [aprssig] APRServe??
>>Findu, etc. functions. Now that I would like to I'm not
>>having much success. BTW, I'm using WinAPRS, a Kam and a DSL
>>internet service. I have read "Using APRServe with WinAPRS"
>>authored By N5KOA & modified by K4HG.
>>In the WinAPRS folder is a file named aprsxtra.txt which
>>contains the names and addresses of many servers (I hope I
>>have the terminology correct). The only one that works for me is:
>> "second.aprs.net 10151 APRServe Network - backkup".
>>A sample of others that don't work - "TNC Open failed" shows
>>up near the bottom of the screen - are:
>>There are many others. If I use "Settings>TCP/IP
>>connections>Show TCP status list" when attempting
>>connections, some will show up as "Open>Yes" but stll come up
>>with "TNC Open failed" down below. I sure could use some help
>>on this, perhaps a link to some detailed instructions and a
>>list of working servers.
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