[aprssig] N1547C tracker

Ron McCoy rmccoylist at blueantservices.com
Fri Oct 21 07:08:27 CDT 2005

Thanks, Shaun.

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From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Shaun W. Grogan
Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 7:21 AM
To: Curt Mills, WE7U; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] N1547C tracker

If you dont want to "install" Linux but want to check it out, go here 

It's a remastered version of Knoppix, a cd-bootable form of Linux.  It 
will let you run Linux on your computer, whithout having to install it 
for one, and secondly, this guy took it a step further and made it a 
usable distrubution for Ham's buyt laoding it wup with all kinds if 
Linux Amateur Radio software, including Xastir.


Curt, WE7U wrote:

>On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Ron McCoy wrote:
>>I've been using UI-View32 but Xastir is sounding very interesting.
>>I've got a spare box to play with...can you cite a "How To" on setting up
>>Xastir from scratch?
>How much from scratch?
>I won't (not that I can't) go into installing Linux onto a box as
>that's covered elsewhere.
>If you want to install Xastir on Windows, that's covered in the
>README.win32 document available from the Xastir home page.
>If you check the binary page you'll find CD's that will let you do
>the Windows install easier/faster, and even CD's that have a
>runnable Linux installation with Xastir pre-installed, that won't
>touch your Windows hard drive at all.
>If you want to install on Linux/MacOSX/Solaris/HP-UX/FreeBSD, read
>the other INSTALL and README documents there.
>It's free, under the open-source GPL license.
>    http://www.xastir.org
>Curt, WE7U.   APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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