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

Bradley Haney kc9gqr at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 00:42:51 UTC 2012


Well maybe if we keep bring it up every couple of weeks  ..  You ask
the question and I will give the answer and maybe the ones that are
left to fix will jump on board.

Bradley
kc9gqr

On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
<ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> Thanks for the reminder.  I knew it was a simple fix, but IIRC, the
> interval= parameter isn't in there to start with so you've got to have
> acquired that knowledge from somewhere else in order to accomplish the fix.
>
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
>
> PS.  See the following stations as examples that are still delivering
> packets to APRS-IS every 30 seconds (and only because of the APRS-IS dupe
> detection allowing those through):
>
> K5KKO-1, WB5NFC-10, ZS5PMB-R, KF5LOG-1, N4GUS-1, VE3EI-L, N1DOT-6 - You get
> the idea...
>
>
> On 9/16/2012 2:59 PM, Bradley Haney wrote:
>>
>> 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>
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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
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 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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