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[aprssig] Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS) for APRS

John Habbinga kc5zrq at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 05:54:43 UTC 2006


Maybe I'm missing something.  Netstumbler, which only receives access
points that broadcast their SSID, may indicate where an access point
is located at.  WPS tells you where YOU are at, based on signals from
known access points.

On 9/5/06, Brady <bradysmall at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Netstumbler will listen to a GPS and has scripts (have to search the web for
> them) that will use Microsoft Mappoint and plot all the points on a map as
> you drive.. As you get closer to a access point, it will move the point on
> the map to the location where the signal gets higher, pinpointing its
> location. Save the map in mappoint and you got a whole map of access points.
>
> Brady
> KI4NBY


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