[aprssig] APRS-IS Database :: Query for static dataset

Nagi Punyamurthula n0agi at n0agi.com
Mon Jul 20 13:24:22 CDT 2015

Thanks - my earlier email crossed w/ your earlier reply to Lynn's.  

I am aware of the server/port landing pages - quite handy tool for debugging/determining submit/drop/dupe/errors details; . I will give the 30min dump port a try later today.

This is good stuff - thanks for the pointer


-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen H. Smith [mailto:wa8lmf2 at aol.com] 
Sent: Monday, July 20, 2015 12:54 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS-IS Database :: Query for static dataset

On 7/20/2015 10:32 AM, Nagi Punyamurthula via aprssig wrote:
> Steve,
> This is great information about the availability of the 30min dump - I see that as a nice golden nugget of a resource .
> Adding to Lynn's, would be good to know if this data source supports filtering and if the standard APRS-IS server filter format would work.
> ??
> Thanks much
> N0AGI, Nagi
No, these older ports don't support filtering.  The whole point was that until port 14580 arrived, all APRS server ports were predefined and fixed.  You just logged into a specific port number and took what was offered.

Port 14580 was a major innovation in that for the first time, the user could customize the feed.

You can see what ports are offered by any given server by going to 
servername:14501     which loads the status page for that server.  For example:

http://second.aprs.net:14501      or    http://socal.aprs2.net:14501

In addition to a list of all the users/igates currently connected to the server, you will usually also see a list of all the ports offered.



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