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[aprssig] WiFi APRS traveler

Arno Verhoeven (PE1ICQ) pe1icq at sharon.esrac.ele.tue.nl
Sat Dec 11 19:42:06 UTC 2010


Bob Bruninga wrote the following on 2010-12-11 7:24 PM:
>> I just want to put the Position in APRS by GPS.
> Totally unrelated, but APRS.FI now lets you enter your position from the web.  I was flying Air-Tran the other day and they had free WiFi on the flight (this month only).  I was able to estimate my position and manually enter it via APRS.FI so that My flight could be seen.
>

Last week I flew Delta from Charlotte to Detroit. Delta also offered free 
in-flight WiFi (Sponsored by...).

I started PocketAPRS on my iPad and was curious which position it would 
report.  It placed me right smack in the middle of Minneapolis/St.Paul 
Airport. Appearently that's were the gw IP-address was registered.

//Arno, PE1ICQ




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