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[aprssig] I Apologize!

Phillip B. Pacier ad6nh at arrl.net
Mon Jan 8 19:10:53 UTC 2007

This might be slightly off topic, so I will keep it short.

All 37 Tier 2 servers are available to accept any data, including CWOP 
data, on port 14580.

Phil Pacier - AD6NH
Tier 2 Coordinator

KCøRNP Richard wrote:
> As we all know NWS folks use CWOP "traffic" daily. As a storm spotter
> I wish we could get this resolved ASAP. I have used the data that CWOP
> folks send out to help spotters in the field that do not have APRS
> know what others are seeing. This is a great backup to check to see if
> both the CWOP person and you spotter are seeing the same thing.  I
> personlay think it's a shame that the had to trun the server off. I am
> reminded that on aspect of Ham Radio is the "SERVICE TO THE
> COMMUNITY," and personally don't think we are being of service to the
> community by turning off servers that are NEEDED by NWS and storm
> spotters. Some of you have to understand the NWS runs on a budget just
> like every other government office so do you think they have the time
> and $ needed to set up a CWOP server that would work with FindU, I
> personaly don't think so. At this time I can not currently help fund a
> CWOP server that would work with FindU, but if that is what is needed
> to fix this "HAM RADIO WAR" then so be it and I would be willing in
> the future when I have the $ to do so, to help fund it.
> Oh and to the "CORE" team keep up the great work that you guys do to
> keep HAM RADIO REAL and a SERVICE to the community.
> Also to the core team if I can help in any way let me know. Side note
> I have a server that has Redhat on it and would be willing to set up
> programs with the "CORE" folks help as I don't know much about Redhat
> but have the websites up and running :).

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