[aprssig] APRS as a Situational Awareness tool
John Zaruba Jr
aa2bn at comcast.net
Tue Jan 15 20:06:33 CST 2008
Thanks for the offer, but our solution was cygwin/XASTIR.
At least until such time as we convince the county IT people to let
us reformat the drives and run Linux exclusively.
On Jan 15, 2008, at 8:02 PM, Frank Watervoort wrote:
> Take a look at the APRS software I am developing, called PinPoint.
> It runs fine using Windows 2000, XP, Vista, etc. The software is
> free, but you do need to buy Microsoft MapPoint 2004 or 2006
> version, since that is used as the mapping engine. The latest
> stable version is 1.0.2 and I am developing the next release (in my
> spare time). Future features (including many of the items that Bob
> Bruninga mentioned in terms of the best use of the network) will be
> included in future releases.
> We (the local ARES group) use PinPoint successfully in the Douglas
> County EOC in Colorado.
> Here's the link: http://www.aresd24.org/pinpoint.shtml
> Take a look to get the full scoop. There's a screenshot on the web
> John Zaruba Jr wrote:
>>> I do not know why APRS-SCS has such a low user base. (I think I
>>> am the only one).
>> The lack of W2K and XP support is a bit of a show stopper, and
>> prevented us from using it at our EOC. I like the feature set much
>> more than WinAPRS, but the county supplies the computers and we
>> have to run what they give us.
>> John AA2BN
>> Technical Coordinator
>> Gloucester County NJ
>> ARES/RACES Program
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