[aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVL System ???

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Sun Dec 28 22:00:58 CST 2008

On Sun, 28 Dec 2008, Steve Dimse wrote:

> Searching findU's logs for the last 7 days up to 12/26 reveals a
> single request for a web page for ETI-1 from a computer on swbell, so
> IF (and it is a big if) this is a bootlegger he is not using findU as
> the internet side of his AVL.
  Is it possible to scan the various APRS-IS servers, and see if anyone's 
pulling a feed with an ETI* callsign filter? That might lead to an IP 
address traceable to the trucking company dispatcher's office, and if the 
connection is authenticated, to the ham who set the 'system' up for them.

Rick Green, N8BJX

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