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[aprssig] Yet Another APRS Client is now available...

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Wed Jan 25 13:26:22 UTC 2012


Ah, ok!  That did it.

Does this program support KISS?  I just got it fired up.  I'm in the port setup and I only see an option for SERIAL_TNC.  Is this KISS or the old dreaded command/converse scheme?

Jason Rausch - KE4NYV
RPC Electronics, LLC
www.rpc-electronics.com


--- On Wed, 1/25/12, Bruce W. Martin <aprs at almostanywhere.com> wrote:

> From: Bruce W. Martin <aprs at almostanywhere.com>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Yet Another APRS Client is now available...
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Cc: jason at ke4nyv.com
> Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 8:15 AM
> The link is not dead it is just
> malformed. Copy the text and paste that in your browser and
> it should work.
> 
> Bruce, KQ4TV
> 
> On Jan 25, 2012, at 7:10 AM, Jason Rausch wrote:
> 
> > Is the link currently dead?  I get a page not
> found error when going to it.
> > 
> > Jason Rausch - KE4NYV
> > RPC Electronics, LLC
> > www.rpc-electronics.com
> > 
> > --- On Tue, 1/24/12, Andrew P. <andrewemt at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 
> > From: Andrew P. <andrewemt at hotmail.com>
> > Subject: [aprssig] Yet Another APRS Client is now
> available...
> > To: aprssig at tapr.org
> > Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 10:49 PM
> > 
> > Greetings, all.
> > 
> > After weeks of waiting for the lawyers at my day-job
> employer to finish with the red tape, I now legally own my
> APRS program, so I can give it out now.
> > 
> > YAAC ("Yet Another APRS Client") is an APRS client
> application intended for PC's, MacOSX, and Linux (and
> possibly some other platforms). It provides all the basic
> functionality one would expect from an APRS client,
> including interfacing both to TNCs/GPSs and to the Tier 2
> APRS-IS servers, and has standalone mapping built in (no
> Internet connection required for map displays) that is
> pannable and zoomable without a separate mapping program. It
> supports multiple simultaneously-connected TNCs and
> digipeating.
> > 
> > Other features include:
> >     • map display mode
> >     • sortable tabular reporting of
> all heard stations, objects, and raw messages
> >     • 4 different ways of looking at
> messages
> >     • support for the New-N
> digipeating paradigm with standard aliases built-in and
> regional aliases user-enterable
> >     • 9 different ways of filtering
> message traffic to isolate specific data
> >     • automatic timestamped logging of
> both received and transmitted messages
> >     • a plugin architecture allowing
> drop-in extensions
> >     • built on top of other open
> source products, such as OpenStreetMap, rxtx, and JavaHelp
> >     • compatible with any KISS or
> TNC2-compliant TNC, including the built-in TNCs in Kenwood
> radios
> >     • designed for plug-in I18N
> localized prompts and display messages
> > 
> > I plan on releasing YAAC as open-source (yes, you will
> be able to see and modify the source code) under the Lesser
> Gnu Public License as soon as I've resolved any major issues
> reported by the alpha-testers (hint, hint). In the meantime,
> the alpha-testers will receive ready-to-run binary
> distributions while I fix any reported bugs, finish writing
> the online help, and bring the source code into full
> compliance with the LGPL.
> > 
> > So, anyone who would like to help get this ready for
> prime-time usage, please sign up on the Yahoo group
> yaac-alpha-testers (targeted at supporting the alpha-test
> effort) and visit my website to get the alpha-test
> distribution and instructions.
> > 
> > http://www.findtheater.com/ka2ddo/YAAC.html
> > 
> > (No, that's not a bogus URL; I'm piggybacking off the
> amateur theater website [another Java application] I also
> wrote and run.)
> > 
> > Thanks in advance for your help. Bug reports and
> suggestions for improvements and enhancements welcome.
> > 
> > Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> > professional software engineer, amateur radio operator
> and thespian
> > 
> > > From: andrewemt at hotmail.com
> > > To: aprssig at tapr.org
> > > Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:20:31 +0000
> > > Subject: [aprssig] How to get new software
> evaluated???
> > > 
> > > Greetings, all (especially WB4APR).
> > > 
> > > As promised, I have a first (very early) cut of my
> new APRS application (currently code-named YAAC, for "Yet
> Another APRS Client" :-) waiting to be pounded on by experts
> in the field. It is not ready for full release quite yet
> (still have some source code clean-up and a few missing
> sub-features to add), but I would like to know if I'm doing
> the right thing or have majorly stumbled down the wrong path
> in my development efforts.
> > > 
> > > So, I'd be interested in having Bob (and any
> others in the core of APRS development who are interested
> and have the time) take a whack at using my app, and tell me
> where I need to improve and/or correct it before I let it
> out to the general public.
> > > 
> > > How is this sort of thing done here? I'm not ready
> to hand out source code yet (the innards aren't stable
> enough to have others tinker yet), but I can easily ship a
> zip file that unpacks a runnable distribution. 
> > > 
> > > Known working platforms are Windows XP (NTFS
> filesystems only, for some weird reason) and Fedora Core
> Linux (releases 13 and 15, with a hack needed on 15). It
> should work on any 32-bit Windows or Linux distro with Java
> installed, and theoretically should work on MacOSX too. It
> can listen to APRS-IS servers, and both receive and transmit
> through KISS (or KISSable by TNC2 command) TNC's, and listen
> to Kenwood radios in APRS mode (Kenwood firmware doesn't
> seem to allow transmitting APRS from the radio and a
> computer simultanously). It also works with NMEA
> 0183-compliant GPS receivers (not yet with gpsd in the way).
> App configuration is done inside the app with a
> configuration GUI; no need to hand-edit config files.
> > > 
> > > So, how do I get some initial alpha-test field
> feedback?
> > > 
> > > Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> > > Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
> > > 
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