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[aprssig] APRS being integrated into weather radar application

Tyler Allison tyler at allisonhouse.com
Wed Sep 7 20:52:26 UTC 2005


> You are pulling weather reports from APRS and CWOP from the APRS-IS
> and combining it with weather radar maps (all publically available
> information) and selling it?

I'll be happy to take this off list since it's not specific to APRS but
you can read the main website page for more details about your question.

>
> So, basically everyone else is providing the equipment and doing the
> work for "free", and you are just combining the data and selling it to
> turn a profit?

Actually the amount I charge is for my labor to convert the data into a
usable form, the equipment needed to do the above and the bandwidth
required for me to give it to folks. Trust me..I'm not making much, if
anything on the deal.  What I do make Im trying to give back to the folks
that make it possible.

I'll be happy to field any concerns off list. I don't want this to turn
into a "he did this for PR" thing. It was simply meant as a way to say
"hey cool! Look what APRS is able to do!"

-Tyler






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