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[aprssig] Beacon Doesn't

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Aug 18 10:25:10 UTC 2006


Ah thanks.
Yes, the displayed PHG circles for objects such as repeaters
should be
A different color and/or separately displayed from other
stations.  But I can see 
Your point if the software you are using is that limited.
Thanks, Bob

> -----Original Message-----
> I really did think about it. Only had two objections. 1.) 
> Didn't know the _complete_ PHG data for the objects I was 
> adding. 2.) Didn't like the way the Voice Repeater Circles 
> messed with the APRS Digipeater circles. You're SUPPOSED to 
> be able to view only one or the other in UI-View's PHG 
> plug-in but that ASSUMES that everybody has setup there PHG 
> circles correctly. When I _try_ to filter out the Voice 
> Repeaters PHG circles I wind up filtering out some of the 
> APRS Digi's at the same time.
> 
> Quoting Bob Bruninga  <bruninga at usna.edu>:
> 
> > >I use BEACON all the time to transmit objects.
> > >
> > >#! /bin/bash/usr/sbin/beacon -c N0YXV -d APJI23 -s radio "
> > >;146.94   *`date'+%H%M%S'`z4055.55N/09821.75Wr
> > >146.94-   Tone123  Link24&18"
> >
> > It would be nice to include in all such RF objects, the PHG 
> string so 
> > that these repeaters show up on APRS maps displaying their 
> relative RF range.
> > Antenna Elevation is one of the most important parameters 
> in VHF Ham 
> > Radio and is fundamental information to the APRS user.
> >
> > Just a thought.
> > Bob
> >
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