[aprssig] >APTHWX ToCall?
bbj at innismir.net
Mon Jul 16 09:49:36 CDT 2012
On Mon, 16 Jul 2012, Boyd Prestwood K5YKG wrote:
> On 7/16/2012 8:26 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>> Does anyone have any knowledge of the >APTHWX ToCall? It is not listed at
>> http://www.aprs.org/aprs11/tocalls.txt but is the source of many
>> (non-amateur radio, it seems) APRS-IS weather packets, all available if you
>> use a filter of e/APTHWX-1. These packets are available on both the
>> APRS-IS servers as well as firenet.us.
> Just as HGX is the National Weather service designator for Houston/Galveston
> Texas radar, HWX seems to be associated with Hawaii.
> The latitude sure looks invalid and the longitude cuts through West Texas...
> sorta far from Hawaii!
> "APT" would be the start of a TinyTrak tracker TOCALL but the whole thing
> could just be a "personal" made-up TOCALL...
Since it's referring a to a Thailand weather website, I'm assuming they're
using the ISO country code to designate APTHWX as "AP" "Thailand" "Weather"
Ben Jackson - N1WBV - New Bedford, MA
bbj <at> innismir.net - http://www.innismir.net/
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