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[aprssig] AVRS Issues (was Re: aprssig Digest, Vol 99, Issue 11)

John Gorkos jgorkos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 20:59:19 UTC 2012


Please give me some "for instances" of what you are expecting versus what
you are seeing.
There has been some instability around the script that updates echolink
node status the last week or so, which might have contributed to weirdness.


On 9/14/12 4:54 PM, "Eduardo Gomez López" <hk3pqi at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi everybody, I am working with AVRS and the most time it's working
>very well but sometimes the system doesn't found some stations that
>are alive in APRS and are in coverage of closer echolink. Why is
>happens with? There is any bad in the system? Than you for your time.
>73
>
>HK3PQI-10 Igate
>HK3PQI-R echolink node
>
>
>Eduardo Gómez L.
>Editor conceptual de entretenimiento
>Caracol Televisión
>
>El 14/09/2012, a las 7:01 a.m., "aprssig-request at tapr.org"
><aprssig-request at tapr.org> escribió:
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>>   1. Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Alex Carver)
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>>   3. Re: Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Bob Burns W9RXR)
>>   4. Re: Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Scott Miller)
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>> Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:24:09 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Alex Carver <kf4lvz at yahoo.com>
>> Subject: [aprssig] Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables
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>> Has anyone used some of the latest Garmins (such as the 3450 and other
>>3000 series) nuvi receivers with the Gtrans cable and their radio?? I am
>>not concerned about the stations being plotted on the GPS receiver's
>>screen, I just want to make sure the GPS receiver can send data out to
>>the radio by the cable.
>>
>> Of course the latest receivers are using micro-type-B USB? connectors
>>which means the Gtrans cable would have to be modified if the receiver
>>could use the Gtrans cable otherwise.
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>> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:15:14 -0400
>> From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
>> Subject: [aprssig] Chasing NWS Balloons with APRS
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
>> Cc: Amsat - BBs <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
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>> Although there are a few APRS type Balloon launches every few months to
>> serve as educational tools and short-duration small-satellite
>>simulations,
>> there is often not one available when you happen to need to show some
>> students a class.
>>
>> Now, a Ham in Brazil has written a sound-card decoder for the DAILY
>> National Weather Serice balloons that then takes the balloon data (the
>> fancy ones with GPS) and converts the downlink into APRS format on the
>> ground and then you can feed that into any APRS system or the global
>>APRS
>> internet feed and track these balloons just as if they were APRS
>>balloons.
>>
>> Since they are throw-aways by the NWS, they are fun to go chase and try
>>to
>> find.
>>
>> The ham just told me about this, and I encouraged him to package it up,
>> since it has excellent educational value.  When he has it all together
>>and
>> posted on line, Ill let everyont know.
>>
>> This sounds like more fun..
>>
>> Bob, Wb4APR
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>> Message: 3
>> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 21:52:12 -0400
>> From: Bob Burns W9RXR <w9rxr_ at rlburns.net>
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
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>> At 12:24 AM 9/13/2012, Alex Carver wrote:
>>
>>> Has anyone used some of the latest Garmins (such as the 3450 and
>>> other 3000 series) nuvi receivers with the Gtrans cable and their
>>>radio?
>>
>> Yes...sorta. I have a Garmin nuvi 1450 which was a 2011 model, I
>> believe. I've used it with a GTRANS2 cable from Argent Data which
>> provides NMEA0183 data over RS-232 via a DB-9 connector. Note, that's
>> GTRANS2. It's not listed in the Argent Data store, but Scott can
>> provide it on request. The newer nuvis get their power through the
>> mini-USB connector, so the GTRANS2 has a pigtail for 12VDC power.
>>
>> Bob...
>>
>>
>>
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>> Message: 4
>> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 21:36:33 -0700
>> From: Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org>
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables
>> To: Alex Carver <kf4lvz at yahoo.com>, TAPR APRS Mailing List
>>    <aprssig at tapr.org>
>> Message-ID: <5052B451.6060402 at opentrac.org>
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>> Current information is here:
>>
>> https://www.argentdata.com/support/fmi.html
>>
>> The 2xx5 series should work.
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> On 9/12/2012 9:24 PM, Alex Carver wrote:
>>> Has anyone used some of the latest Garmins (such as the 3450 and other
>>> 3000 series) nuvi receivers with the Gtrans cable and their radio?  I
>>>am
>>> not concerned about the stations being plotted on the GPS receiver's
>>> screen, I just want to make sure the GPS receiver can send data out to
>>> the radio by the cable.
>>>
>>> Of course the latest receivers are using micro-type-B USB  connectors
>>> which means the Gtrans cable would have to be modified if the receiver
>>> could use the Gtrans cable otherwise.
>>>
>>>
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>> Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 02:35:24 -0400
>> From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
>> Subject: [aprssig] Is FireNet Down?
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