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[aprssig] Guve XASTIR a RADAR style display

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Fri Feb 3 16:44:56 UTC 2006


Also, it should have a little line and a caption off to the side telling
me about the station... like AWACS.

Wes

Scott Miller wrote:
> Yeah, but it's no good without a sweep indicator and little 'blip'
> noises... =]
>  
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     *From:* aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>     [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] *On Behalf Of *Andrew Rich
>     *Sent:* Friday, February 03, 2006 3:08 AM
>     *To:* Xastir List
>     *Cc:* TAPR List
>     *Subject:* [aprssig] Guve XASTIR a RADAR style display
> 
>     Gudday.
>      
>     Here is how I gave my XASTIR a RADAR style display
>      
>     Login as root
>      
>     1) Modify draw_symbols.c
>      
>     add this (to make all text green)
>      
>      // finally draw the text
>         fgcolor = 0x52;
>         (void)XSetForeground(XtDisplay(w),gc,colors[fgcolor]);
>         (void)XDrawString(XtDisplay(w),where,gc,x,y,text,length); 
>      
>     2) Modify symbols.dat
>      
>     delete all symbols except the first one and set it to a green
>     diamond like this
>      
>     # -------------------------------
>     #
>     TABLE !              description from APRS101.pdf [used here as]
>     APRS #
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ........kk..........
>     .......k..k.........
>     ......k....k........
>     .....k......k.......
>     ....k........k......
>     ...k..........k.....
>     ....k........k......
>     .....k......k.......
>     ......k....k........
>     .......k..k.........
>     ........kk..........
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ....................
>     ....................         
>      
>      
> 
>     -----------------------------------------
>     Andrew Rich
>     Amateur radio callsign VK4TEC
>     email: vk4tec at tech-software.net <mailto:vk4tec at tech-software.net>
>     web: http://www.tech-software.net
>     Brisbane AUSTRALIA
> 
>      
> 
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