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[aprssig] APRS RFID apps? (spec rev1)

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Feb 11 00:49:27 UTC 2010


On 2/10/2010 12:23 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> RFID SPEC rev(1)
>
> I did that with my first APRStt application back in 2001 and quickly learned that it is confusing to viewers that do not know they are randomsized positions.  Therefore for APRStt and RFID' I think it best to clearly show up on the map as a distinct vertical table located in a logical place on the map.
>
>    

So what APRS application is going to display this?      In UIview 
multiple posits at  the same location stack on top of each other with 
the most recent one covering up all the others. If you mouse over the 
top symbol and double-click (for full details) or right click, a list of 
the stacked reports appears allowing you to choose one.

Screen shot of 1440 x 900 W-XGA screen running UIview showing resulting 
list when clicked.

<http:///wa8lmf/aprs/UIview-Posit-Stack.gif>

However, until you click, there is NO indication that there is a stack 
under the top symbol.

APRSpoint behaves in a similar way.


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