[aprssig] Periodic Disconnects from APRS-IS
Phillip B. Pacier
ad6nh at arrl.net
Thu Jan 18 09:44:46 CST 2007
Ah! One of the main reasons why Tier 2 was created! Pete's link below
has some of the Tier 2 servers available listed, but for a more complete
list, visit www.aprs2.net. We also have a UI-View type list created for
easy download. Use the URL: france.aprs2.net/APRServe2.txt - though I
agree with Pete that we should all be creating our own server lists for
our own needs.
It should also be pointed out that round-robin DNS does not account for
a server becoming suddenly unavailable. If a server in the list becomes
unavailable, until the DNS zone file is updated and all of the caching
is reset, that server's IP will still be issued on the pseudo-random
basis. There is rotate.aprs.net and there is also rotate.aprs2.net, but
I recommend not using them for any reason.
Phil - AD6NH
AE5PL Lists wrote:
> Every software uses its own list format. I am assuming you mean for
> UI-View. Someone in the UI-View support group will have to tell you on
> that one. However, you can make your own list (highly recommended) and
> there are many pages that have server lists such as
> http://www.aprs-is.net/aprsservers.htm You can also use port 14580 on
> all of the core servers (aprs.net servers).
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> pete at ae5pl.net
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Earl Needham
>> Posted At: Thursday, January 18, 2007 6:20 AM
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Periodic Disconnects from APRS-IS
>> What's the current link to download the latest
>> list? ahubswe.net/APRServe.txt isn't doing it for me any more.
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