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[aprssig] Signal Locator WEB page

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Thu Apr 26 15:34:45 UTC 2007


On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> However, if we had a WEB based Direction Finder DISPLAY system
> tied into the APRS-IS, then we would not only leverage the power
> of APRS DFing, but then ALL ham radio operators in the area
> could see the developing solution in real time and we would get
> 10 times as much data input!
>
> Please see the OMNI-Dfin technique in APRS:
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/dfing.html

One could do this with an Xastir instance hooked to an internet
feed, set up to do snapshots every XX minutes.  Feed that snapshot
to an Apache web server and you've got it.


> Browser based
> stations could also enter their report on the same web page and
> add to the display of contours.

Can't do that though.  One would need a web page form that then
generated APRS packets which would then get injected into the local
Xastir server port.  Not terribly hard to do, but someone would need
to code up the HTML and a CGI script (perhaps Perl).

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