[aprssig] ARISS igated location anomaly/discrepancy

Nagi Punyamurthula n0agi at n0agi.com
Tue Jul 14 23:25:53 CDT 2015


Paul - thanks for the note. The elevation for GP3 along w/ my Microsat's digi has been working well. A few pictures here.  I have since moved my GP3 to my Tower. I should have more pictures of the GP3 on the Tower soon.

On the note of YAAC, APRSISCE; both seem like too much layering of s/w.  I liked the APRX Software, DireWolf.  But, the one I seem to like the best is the microsat's Mini (for ARISS).

I was looking at doing the SSTV - but, never made much progress.  Perhaps soon once I stabilize my ARISS setup on the new tower.

http://www.n0agi.com/ariss-tx-sgate-field-day-ready-setup/




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From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Paul Bramscher via aprssig
Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 9:48 PM
To: aprssig at tapr.org
Subject: Re: [aprssig] ARISS igated location anomaly/discrepancy

Nagi--

Your setup has been working well lately.  Since APRS-IS de-dupes I don't get as much "credit" for igating from my QTH any more.  Most goes into the bit-bucket.  I'll have to get the better antenna or faster internet connection!  ;-)

Seriously, though, I experimented with UISS for awhile a few years ago, but wasn't quite able to get it working as well as APRSISCE/32 and YAAC.
 Either my cabling setup, rig, or somesuch.  I remain wondering how well UISS being maintained.  Looks like a new release just came out, according to its (very old school) web site.

As an aside, it sounds like there won't be much APRS activity on the ISS this weekend.  They're switching over to SSTV to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Apollo-Soyuz: http://www.issfanclub.com/node/39670.  I got some good images last time.

73, KD0KZE / Paul

On 7/14/2015 8:18 PM, Nagi Punyamurthula via aprssig wrote:
> John
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> Just noticed this erroneous report again from the pass thru just a 
> couple of minutes ago (below are screen shots)
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> http://www1.findu.com/cgi-bin/pcsat.cgi
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> *From:*aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] *On Behalf Of *John 
> Fickes via aprssig
> *Sent:* Sunday, July 12, 2015 1:57 PM
> *To:* TAPR APRS Mailing List
> *Subject:* Re: [aprssig] ARISS igated location anomaly/discrepancy
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> Good afternoon
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>   After a few days and passes of satellite NO-84 and the ISS I have 
> had no reports of bad packets being gated so I'll have to assume the 
> problem has been resolved. But if I can ask for continued observations 
> in the future as UISS has come out with a new version and I will be 
> downloading it in the near future and I will probably try Satgate version 2.0 again.
> So I would appreciate a heads up if anyone should see any problems in 
> the future.
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>                                 73 John   W0JW
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> On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 9:04 PM, John Fickes <kc0bmf at gmail.com 
> <mailto:kc0bmf at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     Hello to the group
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>      My name is John and my call is W0JW. As Alan has said, I have
>     received no response yet from my post to the UISS group, as to the
>     problem with my gated packets. So, I would like to try and run a few
>     different setups and see if there is any improvements. The setup I
>     was running when the problem was reported to me was UISS,UZ7HO and
>     Satgate version 2.0 (which I just started using not long ago). I
>     have reverted back to Satgate version 1.3. I will try running this
>     setup on a couple of passes of NO-84 satellite this evening (7/9/15
>     utc I've never payed attention do you guys use utc or local?)) and I
>     would like reports as to whether this helps or not. This will
>     actually be the same setup that I have used for quite some time so
>     it will be interesting if the problem continues. 
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>                           Keepin my fingers crossed
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>                                 John  W0JW    73  
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>         1:16 Minutes:Greatest commercial EVER
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>     On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Alan via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org
>     <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
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>         I just saw W0JW's post for help on the UISS mailing list, so he
>         is actively working to resolve the problem.  He hasn't gotten a
>         reply yet, but at least it is out there.
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>         <to KISS mode on the TNC if the software can handle it).
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>         I have used UISS lightly, nonIgate, with software TNCs which use
>         KISS with no problem.
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>         73s,
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>         Alan
>         WA4SCA
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>         <From: aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
>         <mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org>] On Behalf Of Pete Loveall
>         AE5PL Lists via aprssig
>         <Sent: Friday, July 03, 2015 6:02 AM
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>         <Subject: Re: [aprssig] ARISS igated location anomaly/discrepancy
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>         <Thanks!
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>         <I have reached out to W0JW directly and hopefully he will be
>         able to resolve the issue without too
>         <much pain (turn off Mic-E translation, again, and handle
>         packets transparently, probably by switching
>         <to KISS mode on the TNC if the software can handle it).  Good
>         things to remember for anyone running
>         <any type of IGate.
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>         <Pete Loveall AE5PL
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