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[aprssig] Dumb FindU question

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Mar 29 05:34:03 UTC 2007


noskosteve at yahoo.com wrote:
> OK, OK, OK.
> I admit it.  I'm pretty thick at times.  I've been playing w/APRS for 5-6 years now with the D700.
>  FindU is really neat and Steve (nice name), and the others responsible (Bob etc.), deserves all
> the kudos possible.   BUT
> How in the heck are you *supposed to* do a search on FindU ??
> The position report page comes up with Steve on it.  I have just been mungeing the URL in the
> browser, substituting my call all these long years.  Is this the *right* way ??   

You are apparently just entering http://www.findu.com into your browser 
and then navigating links to get to the map which defauts to K4HG.

To go directly to your own callsign (or anyone else's) enter:

   < http://map.findu.com/callsign > 

          i.e. you would enter:

   < http://map.findu.com/k9>dci-9





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