[aprssig] Running an igate station

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Mon Jun 19 12:51:11 CDT 2006

On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, VE7GDH wrote:

> You haven't really said why you want to get data from the Windows box to the
> Linux box, but let's continue on.
> Have you considered running AGWPE / UI-View on the Windows machine? You
> could enable "local server" in the APRS server setup. That would allow you
> to get data over on the Linux machine over your LAN... if you have an APRS
> client running on there that can specify the Windows machine as the source
> of the data. It seems that your dilemma is finding an APRS client for the
> Linux machine that meets your needs of being non-graphical for some reason.
> Does anyone know of a non-graphical APRS client that will run on Linux?
> It would need to connect to <computer name>:1448 (unless the port was
> changed) on the Windows machine.

The main software he might be interested in would be Xastir
(igate/server/client), aprsd (igate/server), digi_ned (smart
digipeater software), and perhaps JavaAPRSvr (igate?/server?).

I think I might be missing another, perhaps another digipeating
package?  Apologies if so.

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