Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[aprssig] Password changed in WinAPRS & MacAPRS

Pentti Gronlund pentti.gronlund at tut.fi
Fri Apr 9 16:17:53 UTC 2010


Stephen H. Smith writes:

> However, UIview is still a much more open and extensible system than 
> other APRS apps.   It's documented API (applications programming 
> interface) allows add-ons to continue to be developed.   It's symbol set 
> can be updated since it is stored in external BMP graphics files. 
> 
> At the time it "died" five years ago, it was so far ahead of any other 
> APRS app in features and capabilities due to the vision and imagination 
> of it's author, that it is STILL the most comprehensive and functional 
> APRS app.  It is still the only one with a "commercial grade" built-in 
> help system.   It is the only one that can use current zoomable vector 
> maps without being tethered to the Internet (except for APRSpoint which 
> requires the expensive Microsoft MapPoint to function).

I wonder how the situation ever got this bad? Only one capable Windows 
software designer in the known ham universe who was interested in APRS, 
and it was just him who was unfortunate enough to pass away too early?

Benjamin OH3BK
-- 
		Live Reports from the Taxman's Paradise!



More information about the aprssig mailing list