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[aprssig] db.aprsworl google earth link

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Sat Jun 2 23:30:48 UTC 2007


That's perfect!!!! can't wait to see the icons when they work!!  neat neat neat!
Wes

On 6/2/07, Tom Hayward <tom at tomh.us> wrote:
> I reproduced this script with a couple extra features.
>
> You can request up to 20 calls, separated by commas.
>
> 'az' can be specified in the url, but if not will use the station's
> heading (you see what they see). If there is no station heading, it
> defaults to 0.
>
> 'tilt' can be specified in the url, but will default to 20 if not specified.
>
> 'range' can be specified in the url, but will deafult to 365 if not
> specified. I haven't looked up the kml spec, so I'm not sure what unit
> this is, maybe meters.
>
> Note: the "fly-to" az, tilt, and range work only when a single call is
> used. With multiple calls, Google Earth zooms back far enough to show
> all of them.
>
> You can access this script here:
> http://tomh.us/webdev/aprskml.php?call=kd7lxl&az=60&tilt=60&range=10000
> and you can access the source here:
> http://tomh.us/webdev/aprskml.zip
>
> I neglected to include my username and password for the APRS World
> database in the source. I don't have permission to create accounts, so
> I'm not going to distribute them either.
>
> One thing I didn't know how to do was convert APRS symbol tables to
> kml icons. If someone can enlighten me on this process, I'll add it to
> the script.
>
> 73
>
> Tom KD7LXL
>
> On 6/1/07, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at people.net.au> wrote:
> > Not unless you get the script changed to accept a change
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> > [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Wes Johnston, AI4PX
> > Sent: Friday, 1 June 2007 12:44 PM
> > To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> > Subject: [aprssig] db.aprsworl google earth link
> >
> >
> > I can create a network link in google earth that uses the URL
> > http://db.aprsworld.net/datamart/googleEarth.php?call=XX4XX-ssid , but
> > it defaults to a north azimuth and 20 degree tilt.  Is there a way to
> > specify a different tilt and az?
> >
> > Wes
> > --
> > In theory there is no difference between practice and theory.
>
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