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[aprssig] WB4APR Website Broken ????

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 19:26:15 UTC 2008


Looks like it is down, just tried <http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs.html> with no luck.

Ron - K0QVF

Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> I'm trying to setup the beacon for my home station to use the local 
> repeater format to announce my Echolink node (co-located with the APRS 
> station),  presumably to allow D710s to autotune to the announced 
> frequency.       I am trying to make sense of this recent post on this list:
> 
>       "But now we are trying to use that Btext in a more
>       machine-readable format to produce this voice repeater as an
>       object.  Then it can be "tuned" and separately located as a
>       separate object instead of just added status text onto the digi.
> 
>       So instead of this beacon text (in status format):
>       ">147.045 NO PL Uniontown ARC W3PIE "
> 
>       Use this OBJECT format instead:
>       ";147.045PA*111111zDDMM.~~N/DDDMM.~~Wr NoPL Rxxm Uniontown ARC W3PIE "
> 
> 1)   What do the letters "PA" after the frequency mean?
> 
> 2)   If this is a fixed message in the comment field of a beacon, how 
> does the timestamp "111111z" get updated?
> 
> 
> I am trying to find the original document about this on the WB4APR 
> website.  
> 
> 1)     I googled for "APRS voice repeater object"  and came up with  
> 
>                   eng.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs/AFRSspec.txt     
> 
>        (The .mil rather than the .edu domain)
> 
> 2)     I am getting a non-response and a time-out error on the link, 
> with either the
>         eng.usna.navy.mil    -or-   the     www.ew.usna.edu     domains.   
> 
> 
> Is the website broken or down???
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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> JavAPRS Filter Port 14580 Guide
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> 
> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
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