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Andre PE1RDW aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Sun Sep 4 18:11:52 UTC 2005

scott at opentrac.org schreef:

>>Bob B. is perpetually saying that for many people, the 
>>internet has made aprs into a video game... I think once he 
>>even called them "video voyeurs".  So it kinda tickled me to 
>>see this message on the xastir sig this morning:
>>>Is it possible to use xastir on a xbox ?
>I tried that once.  If you press UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT,
>RIGHT, B, A, you can unlock a secret video of Bob Bruninga admonishing you
>for not using APRS for LOCAL, TACTICAL purposes!  =]
>Seriously, it'd be kind of neat to run it on an xbox, but if I needed cheap
>stations for an EOC I'd probably just deploy the old HDS Viewstation
>x-terminals I've got piled up in the garage.
Actualy you can run xastir on an xbox, afterall an xbox is a pc shaped 
as a gameconcole.
Just install linux on it and you are ready to run xastir see 
http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/Main_Page for how to do it.

73 de Andre PE1RDW

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