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[aprssig] barcodes, etc.

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at kd4rdb.com
Wed Feb 28 14:14:47 UTC 2007


Sounds like you need to modify scott miller's opentracker to accept barcode
swipes instead of GPS data.  Have it construct a fake posit report using the
name/callsign that you swipe.  I'd use 3rd party format aprs packets.

Wes


On 2/28/07, kc9umr at freqradio.com <kc9umr at freqradio.com> wrote:
>
> I'll make my situation even tougher to solve...
>
>
> I don't want a computer at every client.  I ONLY want a computer at net
> control.
>
> there's just not enough space or time at the start / finish control points
> to allow for a computer to be set up....
>
> maybe for something not QUITE as cramped...  an on-road rally, or
> something....
>
> >
> > But here's another novel idea I've never heard suggested before.
> >
> > The barcode scanners have a PCMCIA slot, as do a LOT of similar
> >
> > Devices, as well as almost all fairly modern laptops.  If we had a
> >
> > PC-Card based TNC it would be trivial to turn almost any of these
> >
> > Devices into a full fledged APRS client.  All you'd need would be an
> >
> > HT or other external radio, easily interfaced by a simple dongle.
>
>
>
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