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[aprssig] APRS Mapping with Weather Radar Overlay?

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Mon Mar 28 21:49:51 UTC 2011


UIview will do it with precision maps and make it animated.  It's the only
program I know of that will animiate/loop the wx.

Xastir will display the current wx radar and update the background image
periodically.

Any others??

Wes
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On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 16:37, Chuck Williams <cwilliams42071 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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