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[aprssig] APRS Mapping with Weather Radar Overlay?

Shawn Stoddard stoddard at pobox.com
Mon Mar 28 21:57:11 UTC 2011


Google Earth can be configured to show both APRS and NWS radar/alerts as 
well. Has worked great for me.

On 3/28/2011 5:47 PM, Jim Duncan wrote:
> Spotter Network members can enter their callsign and SSID and that
> information can then be overlaid in the GR Level 3 weather radar software.
> Spotter Network monitors the APRS IP stream and parses the data for member
> callsigns. It updates as quickly as one minute. A simple configuration into
> GRLevelX tells it where to get the data to overlay on the radar map.
>
> VERY slick AND it doesn't require APRS on the monitoring end...
>
> 73 de Jim, KU0G
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
> Of Chuck Williams
> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 3:38 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: [aprssig] APRS Mapping with Weather Radar Overlay?
>
> Good Afternoon Group,
>
> I hope you don't find this question terribly off topic from the groups
> intended use, but I'd like to know if there's a way display an APRS map with
>
> a weather radar overlay?
>
> Our club's program next month is focused on the manner in which our NCS
> utilizes APRS mapping to track myself and others with APRS equipped rigs
> when we're out storm spotting. I'd love to be able to show an APRS.fi or
> similar map with radar embedded/overlaid if at all possible.
>
> Even if it's a commercial product. Any recommendations this group might have
>
> you be most appreciated.
>
> 73!
> Chuck Williams, KJ4HBK
> Calloway County EC
> Kentucky ARES
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Heikki Hannikainen"<hessu at hes.iki.fi>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List"<aprssig at tapr.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 1:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] aprs.fi embedded and IE9
>
>
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, KBØNLY wrote:
>
>> Anyone notice since IE9 released that embedded maps from aprs.fi no longer
>> load? Just
>> gives an error message that minimum map size is 200x100 and you have to
>> click ok to
>> finish loading the webpage with it.
> I've made a small change in the aprs.fi embedded map launcher, and it
> works with IE9 again.
>
> Seems like IE9 introduced an incompatibility in the javascript CSS DOM
> parser. It refuses to understand a size definition which *every* other
> browser understands. Luckily the workaround was easy.
>
>     - Hessu
>
>
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