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[aprssig] aprssig Digest, Vol 57, Issue 18

Edward C. Schaub w5tut at comcast.net
Sat Mar 28 16:08:51 UTC 2009


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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. WXspots and APRS (Bill Vodall WA7NWP)
>    2. Re: uiview/x across winlink stations (Mr Jeffrey L Ross)
>    3. Re: WXspots and APRS (Tyler Allison)
>    4. APRS in Orlando? (Bob Bruninga )
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 07:36:59 -0700
> From: Bill Vodall WA7NWP <wa7nwp at gmail.com>
> Subject: [aprssig] WXspots and APRS
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
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> This came in the ARRL E-Letter today:
>
> Letters: WXSpots
>
> Local hams have been using a free software program from N3FJP called
> WXSpots to post information to those using the software during severe
> weather conditions such as thunderstorm and tornado watches/warnings.
> It will also enable Internet chats with hams in the county and
> surrounding counties as well as non-hams such as those citizens who
> are SKYWARN trained. We are trying to encourage the use of the
> software to disseminate information to and from our nets. It obviously
> has some drawbacks such as electricity and Internet access and cannot
> always be used by mobile stations. We think of it as one additional
> tool on our belt. -- Dave Edenfield, W8RIT, Cottrellville Twp,
> Michigan
>
> Missing link is:  http://www.wxspots.com/
>
>
> It's interesting that there is no mention of APRS when the two (APRS
> and WXSPOTS) obviously have so much in common.
>
> 73
> Bill - WA7NWP
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 12:07:50 -0400
> From: "Mr Jeffrey L Ross" <radiooperator at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] uiview/x across winlink stations
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Message-ID: <60A0BFE676624C80825EC59961B6398C at hamshackcomputer>
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> hi, thought if i hit reply I wold reply to Phillip. but instead my reply is coming back to the list. anyway, thank you all for the directions about the x. It was weird first time I saw all of them stations getting a x across them. anyway, if wide is obsolete, ( was using,am using, rs0iss-4,sgate,wide) thinking I need this to get shown on the ariss web page, then what should I replace with wide? or just leave it off, rs0iss-4,sgate 
> please advise anyone, thank you much
> kc8gkf-5
>
> p.s. my kc8gkf-10 is winlink RMS
> and its runs 24/7. not sure why last heard jan 09. I have it on my uiview map.
>
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Phillip 
>   To: aprssig at tapr.org 
>   Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:52 PM
>   Subject: Re: [aprssig] uiview/x across winlink stations
>
>
>         Hi Jeff,
>                           A x through a station means that they have expired and haven't been updated with a new posit.
>
>         73 Phillip
>         ZL2TZE
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>         Message: 2
>         Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 13:20:52 -0400
>         From: "Mr Jeffrey L Ross" <radiooperator at comcast.net>
>         Subject: [aprssig] uiview/x across winlink stations
>         To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
>         Message-ID: <2FA5CD8DB72B4CE6ACEF0A7E5EEAA26F at hamshackcomputer>
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>         hi folks, anyone know what a x across my winlink stations means?
>         learning here.
>         kc8gkf
>
>         p.s. just got x across some of my winlink stations and some of them went
>         off.
>         hmm
>         running tcpip link
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:36:08 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "Tyler Allison" <tyler at allisonhouse.com>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] WXspots and APRS
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
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>> It's interesting that there is no mention of APRS when the two (APRS
>> and WXSPOTS) obviously have so much in common.
>>     
>
> Another alternative would be the Spotter Network that directly integrates
> with APRS for skywarn style operations.
>
> http://www.spotternetwork.org
>
> -Tyler
> KI4BUM
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> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:45:14 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga at usna.edu>
> Subject: [aprssig] APRS in Orlando?
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Message-ID: <20090319004514.AJG56357 at mp3.nettest.usna.edu>
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> Just thought some Orlando folks might want to see this that I saw on another group:
>
>   
>> This APRS stuff is starting to make some 
>> more sense to me. I am in Tempe, AZ today 
>> and have had my eyes opened up a bit. 
>> I am actually seeing OBJECT beacons on my 
>> vx-8r that have useful info. 
>>
>> Back home in Orlando, FL even after 3 weeks 
>> of APRS monitoring, I haven't seen a single 
>> object beacon.
>>     
>
> APRS is supposed to be a local info channel giving situational awareness about ham radio activities of all kinds and of general interest to everyone.  I wonder if there is more we can do in that area.
>
> If Orland is new-N paradigm compliant, at least any visitor should see the locally recommended voice repeater and net times and meeting dates after monitoring the channel for only 10 minutes!  Please see www.aprs.org/localinfo.html
>
> Bob, WB4APR
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>   
I received the USB CD_Drive and it worked fine loading both the IC-91 
and IC-2820 programs everything is OK I programmed both radios using the 
Dell mini-laptop the only problem I encountered is the IC-91 programmer 
will not save the file I get an error message and the program shuts down

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Edward C. Schaub, W5TUT
1305 Concart St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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