[aprssig] APRS growth rates (was: open vs. closed in ham radio)

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Thu Jul 30 06:07:33 CDT 2009

On Jul 30, 2009, at 5:17 AM, Heikki Hannikainen wrote:

> Openaprs has an open-source parser and mysql injector, but the web  
> is closed.

I wasn't aware of that, interesting choice of name in that case!

> I think I'll open-source my code once I get bored, but that might  
> take some time. I hope.
>> I wish one would gain some steam and become so compelling that  
>> traffic on findU would drop to the point I could walk away. Instead  
>> traffic on findU continues to climb, averaging 1.6 million pages  
>> views a day for June.
> Interesting! How much is the traffic growing currently? Does the  
> page view count include search engines? Do you have unique visitor  
> or visit statistics?

That excludes search engines, last month there were an average of 62k  
visits a day from 58k IPs. The majority of this is from the weather  
pages. Growth rate is about 30% year to year.

Steve K4HG

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