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[aprssig] Mac Lion APRS iGate software?

Larry LaBranche capdiamont at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 12 18:55:34 UTC 2011


I have a shuttle PC I tried using Mandrake on, but I think it has a hardware problem. I'm ready to chuck the thing out the shack window. I like light weight, but also like how well the PocketPacket for the Mac desktop was done.

KI6ZQY 73

On Aug 12, 2011, at 11:23 AM, Matthew Schumacher wrote:

> I found xastir to be WAY too thick for a simple igate/repeater.  I
> didn't want to run a head on my unix machine, nor did I want the
> overhead of vnc or some other remote control softare.  After looking I
> found a nice little program called aprx.  It's small and lightweight and
> does the job very well.  It's pretty simple and should compile on any
> posix system, but I don't see any binaries for mac os.
> 
> I figured I would be able to help you out and go ahead and compile it on
> my macbook, but quickly ran into apple red tape to get my hands on a
> compiler.  I'll look into it later when I have time, but I do feel that
> this would be the best solution for you.  Here is aprx running on one of
> my linux machines:
> 
> USER       PID %CPU %MEM    VSZ   RSS TTY      STAT START   TIME COMMAND
> root      9547  0.0  0.0  20136   836 ?        Ss   Jul21   0:37 aprx
> root      9548  0.0  0.0  24356   336 ?        S    Jul21   0:07 aprx
> 
> The documentation and config file is pretty easy to understand:
> 
> http://wiki.ham.fi/Aprx.en
> 
> schu
> 
> 
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