[aprssig] next beta build #61 of YAAC ("Yet Another APRS Client")

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Thu Apr 30 09:14:59 CDT 2015

 From http://bit.ly/1bYo9lj first hit:


> If you have the VS-3 chip in your 0700 radio, it will spell the call 
> sign of the sending
> station on all messages sent to you. It will do this for all messages 
> sent to your call sign,
> regardless of SSID. This is especially useful when you are in your 
> car. That way, you
> get allerted to messages sent to your home station even if you are 
> mobile. In addition to
> this, if a message starts with a percent sign ‘%‘, it will spell the 
> entire message. For
> example, if I send a message to Bob, WB4APR, the message would be:
> The D700 radio would then say:
> ‘W’ ‘U’ ‘2’ ‘ZED’ I SEE YOU TOO
> In addition to the alphabet and numbers, it has some extra words. 
> These words can be
> accessed by putting their codes in square brackets. For example:
> WU2Z>APRS::WB4APR :%ICU[6b]2[62]
> Will say:

And it goes on to provide the word table.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 4/30/2015 9:23 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Andrew,
> What is the APRS message Code for “SPEAK THIS”.  I remember back in 
> 1998 or so, I used that to cause the Kenwood Radios (with voice chip) 
> to speak APRS messages.  But I went looking for something that 
> documented this feature and could not find it!
> I thought it was simply a backslash (\) that caused all after (or was 
> it all between) to be spoken?
> Our next APRS satellite can speak, and so we want it to be able to 
> speak APRS messages.
> Bob
> *From:*aprssig-bounces at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org> 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org>] 
> *On Behalf Of *Andrew P.
> *Sent:* Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:01 AM
> *To:* aprssig at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>
> *Subject:* [aprssig] next beta build #61 of YAAC ("Yet Another APRS 
> Client")
> Greetings, all.
> The next beta build of YAAC has been released, automatically 
> upgradeable the usual way or downloadable from the usual sources:
> http://www.ka2ddo.org/ka2ddo/YAAC.html
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/yetanotheraprsc
> The changes to YAAC itself are fairly minor (a few bugfixes), but the 
> important change is support for the first draft of the new 
> soundsplugin, which allows YAAC to use your sound card to audibly 
> report various events occurring in the APRS network, such as:
>   * new stations and objects being heard
>   * stations reporting emergency and priority conditions
>   * locally-controlled objects being taken over by other stations
> Events can be reported as simple beeps, user-chosen sound files (WAV, 
> etc.), or synthesized spoken speech (using the "espeak" speech 
> synthesizer or other compatible applications).
> The soundsplugin is available for download from the same places as 
> YAAC itself can be downloaded.
> Enjoy.
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
> author of YAAC
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