[aprssig] Auto. Emailing by a D7A
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Aug 3 10:51:20 CDT 2006
>>... if you are in a position that you could use the APRS Email
>> service, you are in a position to post a position to the APRS-IS.
>> Now f your point is to 'email' that position to someone else ...
> The other method (truly automatic) is...[to] write an application
> to monitor the APRS-IS stream for your position reports
> and send the email from your application.
I was sitting back to see the response, because I thought that
someone had already written this application. But I guess it was
never made public. I can see the interest in such an application.
User who will be traveling wants to update family on whereabouts
on log trip. This application is called POSIT-MAIL. He runs POSIT
mail on his PC before leaving home. He tells POSIT-MAIL these
Callsign to be tracked -
Email address to send to -
Start date/time -
End date/time -
Reporting rate -
POSIT-MAIL watches APRS-IS for 'callsign' and sends email
with lat/long and nearest city. Subject Email also has a link
to 'map.findu.com/callsign' so recepient can also bring up
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