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[aprssig] POI engine on APRS-IS

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Sat Feb 25 15:27:26 UTC 2012


Bill WA7NWP wrote...

> Not ui-webserver,  I think it's UI-Infokiosk...

UI-InfoKiosk is a UI-View add-on. It sends a beacon advertising
it's existence (actually an object) asking users to interrogate it
via APRS message for a list of objects. On demand, also by APRS
message. it sends an APRS message to the station requesting the
information and then sends the corresponding object(s).

As a side benefit, it is also capable of creating an overlay file
from the list of objects stored in the UI-InfoKiosk. With the
overlay file loaded in UI-View, the location of all of the objects
can be seen without them having to be sent via RF.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"




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