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[aprssig] APRS-SCS Version 1.26 is ready for Down Load

Brian Webster bwebster at wirelessmapping.com
Sun Jan 8 15:51:28 UTC 2006


John,
	Is there any chance you could post some screen shots on your web page?



Thank You,
Brian N2KGC

-----Original Message-----
From: kb2scs at optonline.net [mailto:kb2scs at optonline.net]
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 1:37 PM
To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
Subject: [aprssig] APRS-SCS Version 1.26 is ready for Down Load


HI All
           Please read all of this E-Mail. Important information is 
contained within.

aprs-scs 1.26 is now ready for your down loading pleasure.
Please please please if you already have aprs-scs installed on your 
PC then use the 
upgrade.zip file. No using aprsscsfull.zip and installing to another 
directory. No using aprsscsfull.zip and installing on top of your old 
version. The setup program and 
Windows will not like this.

For those that will be using upgrade.zip please read the upgrade.txt 
file that is inside
upgrade.zip

Upgrade.txt contains very important information on how to upgrade 
aprs-scs.
It is a lot easier to upgrade from 1.25 to  1.26 then it was to 
upgrade from 1.24 to 1.25
So please please please read upgrand.txt and do exactly what 
upgrade.txt states.

Note aprs-scs does not work on Win2k. So if you are using win2k 
please do not
try to install aprs-scs.
Aprs-scs works just fine with Win98 and WinXP.

What follows is the WhatsNew  Please read all of the Whatsnew. It 
explains the new Bitmap.txt file format

Version 1.26 some bugs related to the saving of aprs-scs by 
registered users. some bugs related to the use of aprs-scs in the 
Southern and Western the format of the Bitmap.txt file. To explain 
here is an example. say you have a Bitmap named MYstreet.bmp then in 
order to display this Bitmap as map in aprs-scs you would have to 
copy the Mystreet.bmp file to the \aprsscs\bitmap Then in the 
\aprsscs\bitmap directory you would have to create a text file called 
Mystreet.txt. No tabs or any other funny characters just numbers 
spaces. So far this is the same as 1.25 but the Mystreet.txt file has 
a new format. user no longer has to supply a map range as the first 
line in the file. APRS-SCS automatically computes and displays the 
map range. the first line of the file becomes at top of map in 
decimal degrees. at Left side of map in decimal degrees at bottom of 
map in decimal degrees at right side of map in decimal degrees. 

As always you can obtain aprs-scs at 
http://www.tapr.org/~kb2scs

Let us hope we never witness the "Silence Of The Hams"
73 DE John  KB2SCS
       E-Mail:            kb2scs at arrl.net
       APRS-SCS     http://www.tapr.org/~kb2scs
       Web Page:     http://www.qsl.net/kb2scs

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