[aprssig] Local Traveler Repeater Freq Objects

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Mon Jan 29 13:40:25 CST 2007

Yes, also already today sending a APRS message to  WLNK-1  with the text:
 returns information about closest active Telpac gateway  
 returns information about closest active PMBO/RMS 

73, Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Eric Goforth
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 11:14 AM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] Local Traveler Repeater Freq Objects
> I don't see why this can't be done relatively quick.  APRS Depot already
> has a automated response system that handles IRLP information (
> http://www.aprsdepot.com/forum/index.php?board=29.0 ).  Since the
> response is consistent, having a radio read in the response to
> automatically program would be a fairly trivial process.  
> For example:
> Right now if I want to know the nearest IRLP node, while mobile on my
> D700, I send a message to:
> With the text:
> It automatically determines my nearest location and responds with
> something like:
> Node 3180, 12.1 Miles, 145.480 - pl 107.2, AK6E
> Obviously the fields are:
> Node Number, Distance, Freq - PL, Contact Callsign.
> Now, if we were to setup a similar database (APRS Depot can parse from
> the IS stream) for voice repeaters, then automating some of these
> processes would be a snap.
> We could even go to the extent that if they want a text response to send
> to APRSDEPOT, and a response that would auto tune to send to APRSAUTO
> (for example).
> Interesting stuff here!
> Eric J. Goforth, N6GOF
> www.APRSDEPOT.com

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