[aprssig] APRS PC w/ touchscreen?
archer at eskimo.com
Wed Jul 29 23:09:49 CDT 2009
On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Fred Eckert wrote:
> Does anyone run an APRS app on a PC with a touchscreen interface?
Yes. I have on many occasions. Haven't recently though.
> I am playing with the idea of a "semi-embedded" PC in my car
> running Xastir. -- Interfaced to a radio+tnc for RF APRS and
> tethered to a cell phone for APRS-IS. Any words of wisdom?
Yes. There are some #define's in Xastir that you can enable before
compiling which will change some things around to make it easier to
I was running on a 640x480 color touchscreen display w/Linux and had
most things working satisfactorily.
Give me a yell if you can't find those #define's. They're in main.c
or db.c as I recall.
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