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Mr Jeffrey L Ross radiooperator at comcast.net
Tue Feb 17 19:53:49 UTC 2009


I am running both stations with tcpip. one with uiview the other with 
winaprs


i have one (winaprs hooked up to a vhf rig) but still using tcpip.


two computers, and I can not get both programs to get all stations, the same 
stations, messages, that are on aprs-is.



how can i get all stations on both programs?

thank you in advance kc8gkf


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh at rac.ca>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] winaprs/uiview


> Jeffrey KC8GKF wrote...
>
>> I run both of these [WINAPRS / UI-VIEW] on two computers with one
>> hooked to vhf and both tcpip linked. I am wondering has anyone noticed
>> that one program brings in some stations and the other program brings
>> in some stations, both do not bring in all (the same) stations or
>> messages. any idea how to get them to bring in the same data, so they
>> are the same.
>
> Re the TCPIP feeds... what the server sends you depends on what filter
> you are using. What you get on RF will depend on sensitivity of your
> receiver, gain of antenna, directivity of antenna, height of antenna and
> lots of other variables. Most of what you hear on RF will be gated to
> theh APRS-IS, but not necessarily all.
>
> You didn't say which station was using WinAPRS and which was using
> UI-View. However, after some digging...
>
> KC8GKF was using UI-View but hasn't been heard from since since Dec 21
> 2008 when it was connected T2MSSOURI. If it was still connected, I could
> have looked at your filter.
>
> KC8GKF-11 was using UI-View and had a TCPIP connection to T2APRSFL, but
> hasn't been heard from since Jan 8 2009.
>
> KC8GKF-12 was using UI-View but hasn't been heard from since Dec 21 2008
> when it was connected to T2MSSOURI.
>
> KC8GKF-2 (not sure what it was using, but OLPC... is that one of the
> "one laptop per child" computers? Not heard from since Jan 27 2009 when
> it had a connection to T2APRSWST.
>
> KC8GKF-8 (apparently an OLPC) has a connection to T2NUENGLD. (Finally
> one I can check!) It looks like it is aprs_xo 10 (one of the OLPC
> laptops) and using a filter of M/300. This will ask the server to send
> you data for stations within 300 km of your location, apparently
> Muskegon, Michigan.
>
> I'm not sure what KC8GKF-9 is but it is sending to a destination of
> ARISS (not sure what your intentions were there... that was a
> destination
> of ARISS, not a path) with a TCPIP connection to T2APRSWST. It too is
> using a filter of M/300.
>
> So... all the stations under KC8GKF that I could find (past and present)
> were using the same filter and were all at more or less the same
> location except KC8GKF-9 which was bobbing around out in the lake, but
> still pretty close to the other "KC8GKF" stations. Therefore, they
> should be getting the same data via TCPIP with the exception of KC8GKF-9
> which was a bit further west out in the lake. That just leaves what you
> are seeing on RF You would have to examine them on a station by station
> basis to see if you could find some reason  why a particular station
> wasn't showing up via TCPIP. Want to name an example? Of course, from
> here, I would only be able to look at stations that made it to an IGate!
> You would have to provide all of the details on the station that you saw
> on RF but weren't getting on the TCPIP feed. I'm also assuming that you
> aren't doing anything in either of the APRS clients to exclude stations
> based on callsign, type, distance and so on.
>
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> --
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
>
>
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