[aprssig] FW: Growth of Ham radio and APRS
archer at eskimo.com
Wed Jun 4 19:35:33 CDT 2008
On Wed, 4 Jun 2008, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> How are these stats collected?
> I ask since I am puzzled how APRSdos shows up at all since it lacks
> Internet connectivity. I assume this must reflect APRSdos stations
> heard over RF by an igate.
Perl script hooked into one of the core servers, collecting stats
continuously and writing a line to a file once an hour. It's
killed/restarted once a day to make sure it generally keeps running.
APRSdos stations show up because they're heard by an igate and gated
onto the APRS-IS stream.
Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
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