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[aprssig] What sort of events have you been using APRSwith?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jun 27 12:51:37 UTC 2006


On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 scott at opentrac.org wrote:

> Speaking of overlooked features, what clients support signpost objects?
> Who's using them?  It just occurred to me that it might not be too hard to
> have the OpenTracker send its digital counter value as a signpost.  You can
> wire the input up to a pushbutton and have observers at various points in a
> race push the button once for each participant that goes by, and have all of
> the counts show up in signposts on the map.

APRSdos and Xastir support them at least.  Xastir shows them at all
zoom levels though, while the spec (and I assume APRSdos) say to
show them only at close-in zoom levels.

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