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[aprssig] Automatic Voice RFelay System (AVRS) and ALLSTAR

Bradley Haney kc9gqr at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 18:59:40 UTC 2012


Real easy to fix..   Edit the gps.conf   file  and add interval=600

simple as that

On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 1:49 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
<ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> Very aggressive included a default parameter that caused AllStar nodes to
> beacon their presence to APRS-IS at a 10 second rate.  And it was a hidden
> parameter that has still not been corrected on some AllStar nodes.
>
> So if you happen to notice a local APRS station beaconing at an extreme
> rate, please contact them and ask them to research how to tame their
> installation.
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
>
>
> On 9/16/2012 12:03 PM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>
>> Jim Duuude is the author of Allstar and was being progressive on
>> integrating it with APRS and AVRS.  I lost all email and cannot retrace
>> the details, but I bet he would do whatever needed to help AVRS promote
>> all Allstar nodes on APRS for global connectivity both APRS texting and
>> Voice.  Bob, WB4APR
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
>> Of John Gorkos
>> Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2012 10:28 AM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] AVRS Issues (was Re: aprssig Digest, Vol 99, Issue
>> 11)
>>
>> Couldn't have asked the question any better myself.  I've worked with the
>> Echolink and IRLP managers to create an XML file that is generated
>> periodically on their respective servers, which I pull every 5 minutes or
>> so, parse, and then update my internal DB.  If such a file was available
>> for WIRES or AllStar, I'd happily include it in AVRS and make the nodes
>> available on the node map (currently http://www.aprs-alert.net/nodes.html
>> )
>>
>> John Gorkos
>>
>>
>> On 9/15/12 8:52 AM, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <ldeffenb at homeside.to>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Got a URL that provides current status, node IDs, and coordinates in a
>>> machine-readable format?
>>>
>>> Lynn (D) - K4JERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
>>>
>>> On 9/15/2012 8:16 AM, Bradley Haney wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Any chance on including  ALLstar link  nodes>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sep 14, 2012, at 3:59 PM, John Gorkos <jgorkos at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> 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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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Today's Topics:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>    1. Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Alex Carver)
>>>>>>>    2. Chasing NWS Balloons with APRS (Robert Bruninga)
>>>>>>>    3. Re: Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Bob Burns W9RXR)
>>>>>>>    4. Re: Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables (Scott Miller)
>>>>>>>    5. Is FireNet Down? (Stephen H. Smith)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>
>> -
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Message: 1
>>>>>>> Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:24:09 -0700 (PDT)
>>>>>>> From: Alex Carver <kf4lvz at yahoo.com>
>>>>>>> Subject: [aprssig] Latest Garmins and Gtrans cables
>>>>>>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
>>>>>>> Message-ID:
>>>>>>>     <1347510249.38613.YahooMailNeo at web125403.mail.ne1.yahoo.com>
>>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Message: 2
>>>>>>> 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>
>>>>>>> Message-ID: <218845a2bd9300e8b3109050155748a5 at mail.gmail.com>
>>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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>
>>>>>>> Message-ID: <50528f1d.a82a320a.5995.7196 at mx.google.com>
>>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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>
>>>>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Message: 5
>>>>>>> Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 02:35:24 -0400
>>>>>>> From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
>>>>>>> Subject: [aprssig] Is FireNet Down?
>>>>>>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
>>>>>>> Message-ID: <5052D02C.7020501 at aol.com>
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