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[aprssig] Auto. Emailing by a D7A

Tyson S. timbercutter at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 3 22:31:30 UTC 2006


It is done, it is located at, http://w9if.net/iweb/perlaprs/ I tried to
get it running on my computer at home to provide the service but my
knowledge of perl is weak at best. I asked for help on it but got no
response last year. I would love to have this application running for
certain reasons. Mostly because I do not always sit and watch my
computer, but if I could set the thing to email my cell phone with the
information I am looking for then I could go to the computer and see
what I want to see.

--- Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> >>... 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
> inputs:
> 
> 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
> the map.
> 
> Done...?
> 
> Bob, Wb4APR

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