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[aprssig] Traffic Message Channel

Andreas Junge, N6NU aprs at n6nu.org
Sat Jun 16 18:17:14 UTC 2007


Homebrew, written from scratch C/C++ AFIK.

Andreas, N6NU

> This is really cool!
>
> Does anyone know what software KA6MAL is using?
>
> Greg  KO6TH
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> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Andreas Junge, N6NU" <aprs at n6nu.org>
> Reply-To: aprs at n6nu.org, TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Traffic Message Channel
> Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 11:53:04 -0700 (PDT)
>
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> I don't think it is a good idea to broadcast that kind of information.
> Kamal, KA6MAL, has an experimental Traffic Info and Aviation Weather bot
> (METAR) running. One request, one response.
>
> Send a APRS message to KA6MAL-4 and use "?HWY 101" for example for traffic
> info for HighWay 101. To get the METARs use "?AVWX SFO".
>
> This is experimental, so your milage may vary ...
>
> 73,
>
> Andreas, N6NU
>
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>  >
>  >>
>  >> > TMC (Traffic Message Channel) connectors
>  >> > that where you'd connect a receiver to get live traffic information.
>  >>
>  >> This seems like a good thing to gateway to local APRS RF, if there's
>  >> a standalone receiver available, or some way to get the data off the
>  >> internet.
>  >
>  > Maybe. I'd want to see just how much data is there (to add to
>  > an already busy channel) and how useful it is. Much of the
>  > traffic info that is currently derived from police incident data
>  > is pretty poorly managed. It's getting better, but ...
>  >
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