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[aprssig] Universal APRS messaging

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Tue Oct 21 18:10:44 UTC 2008


Yea, guess it doesn't need acks, try it now.

Steve K4HG

On Oct 21, 2008, at 1:53 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:

> Steve,
>
> Your new message sending page includes an Ack request on the sent  
> message.  Apparently, query messages (like ?APRSD) don't like to see  
> the Ack flag set or they don't get answered by some APRS-IS servers  
> (namely javAPRSsrv).  If I send ?APRSD to KJ4ERJ from UI-View, I get  
> a response and the message log doesn't show the Ack field ({nnn).   
> If I send it from your page (or my APRSISCE client, which I now know  
> has the same "bug"), I don't get an answer.
>
> Any chance of getting a fix during your mid-afternoon coffee  
> break?  :)
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
>
> Steve Dimse wrote:
>>
>> On Oct 21, 2008, at 10:16 AM, Steve Dimse wrote:
>>
>>
>>> So now the send message cgi indicates it has sent the message and
>>> forwards to the msg display cgi. Gotta work now, but coming  
>>> tonight, a
>>> web form to enter the messages so you don't have to edit URLs, and a
>>> link from each line of the msg page to send a message to that  
>>> station.
>>>
>> OK, so I did it on my lunch break.
>>
>> You can enter a message here
>>
>> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/entermsg.cgi
>>
>> If you want to bookmark a page with your callsign already entered, do
>> this
>>
>> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/entermsg.cgi?fromcall=K4HG-8
>>
>> if there is someone you always talk with, you can bookmark both calls
>>
>> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/entermsg.cgi?fromcall=K4HG-8&tocall=K4HG-7
>>
>> After you send a message you will get sent to the msg page, for  
>> example
>>
>> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/msg.cgi?call=K4HG-8
>>
>> Note that each message has a link now. If the message is to the
>> callsign on the page, the option is reply. if it is from the page
>> callsign the link is to send another message. Clicking takes you to
>> entermsg.cgi with the fields populated.
>>
>> I've wanted to do this for some time, glad I'm able now. Enjoy.
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>
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