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[aprssig] Hamfest and Local info (filter mobiles)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Jun 17 13:27:21 UTC 2010


> What would be nice for the trackers with displays 
> would be to sort of weed out mobiles. 

The D710 can do this.
  
> Let me give an example... as I travel into a 
> new town within 10 minutes the local digi should 
> publish an object for the local voice repeater.  
> It would be nice if this beeped and 
> popped up full screen.  

It does.  Either full screen or half screen.  And it stays there
10 seconds. There is a setting for that.

> But joe schmoe mobiling around in his 
> car would not beep nor pop up.  

Just set the filter to deselct MOBILES.

> Now 10 minutes later when the local digi 
> again publishes the local info the display should 
> not beep... it would get very annoying.

It already does that too.  Once you have received it, it will
not flash up.
 
Bob, WB4APR

> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 08:05, Bob Bruninga
<bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> 
> 
> 	> For a regularly occurring event,
> 	> such as a club meeting, would you
> 	> need to put up and take down the
> 	> object each month?
> 	
> 	
> 	Regularly occuring NETS and club meeting dates should 
> already be included in every local area if the local digi is 
> setup according to the New-N paradigm and
www.aprs.org/localinfo.html.
> 	
> 	EVERY digi is supposed to be putting out the "locally 
> recommended APRS or Traveler voice frequency object already.  
> The format for that object includes both weekly NET times and 
> MONTHLY Meeting times.  So anyone passing through the area 
> will never be more than 10 minutes from an update on this 
> info (When he is in range of THAT digi).
> 	
> 	This has been the proper settings of all digis since
2004.
> 	
> 	EVERYONE needs to check their local MAP and if their 
> digi is not putting out this object and its attendant info, 
> then -they- need to take action to see that it gets done.  
> These objects MUST be in the DIGI TNC or otherwise originated 
> at the DIGI site in order to have no impact on the channel
load.
> 	
> 	Three can be up to 3 such objects PER digi.
> 	
> 	Please see www.aprs.org/localinfo.html
> 	
> 	Bob, Wb4APR
> 	
> 
> 
> 	Or, would it be ok to create an
> 	>   object at the meeting site and have a status text
> 	>   with the time/date formula (2nd Friday of the month)
> 	>   and location (library at 350 Nevada St.) and just
> 	>   leave it there?
> 	>
> 	>   Greg  KO6TH
> 	>
> 	>     ------------------------------------------------
> 	>
> 	>   Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:56:31 -0700
> 	>   From: ml41782 at yahoo.com
> 	>   To: jpaterjr at gmail.com; aprssig at tapr.org
> 	>   Subject: Re: [aprssig] Hamfest and Local info
> 	>
> 	>   John,
> 	>
> 	>   The location of the event and the DIGI dont have to
> 	>   coexist.
> 	>
> 	>   You only need to create an object with the
> 	>   information and coordinates of the event.
> 	>
> 	>   This can be done as a standalone radio & TNC or go
> 	>   to the remote location and add the information a
> 	>   week ahead and take it off the week after.
> 	>   Mike K4MQF
> 	>
> 	>
> 	>     ------------------------------------------------
> 	>
> 	>   From: john paterson jr <jpaterjr at gmail.com>
> 	>   To: ml41782 <ml41782 at yahoo.com>; TAPR APRS Mailing
> 	>   List <aprssig at tapr.org>
> 	>   Sent: Wed, June 16, 2010 9:59:11 AM
> 	>   Subject: Re: [aprssig] Hamfest and Local info
> 	>   How would you solve the problem where the club aprs
> 	>   station was located several miles away from the
> 	>   field day site? The transmitted lat - lon would not
> 	>   lead folks to the correct site.
> 	>
> 	>   John KC5LAA
> 	>
> 	>   On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 7:13 AM, ml41782
> 	>   <ml41782 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 	>
> 	>     YOu can't tell me that there aren't at least 2 or
> 	>     more APRS users in each club. I agree with Bob. It
> 	>     should be up to them to put forth the effort to
> 	>     get that information up on the air and announce up
> 	>     coming events.
> 	>
> 	>     My 2 cents
> 	>
> 	>     Mike K4MQF
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