[aprssig] Standalone APRS on Rasberry Pi? (OUTNET)

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Mon Oct 3 13:10:28 CDT 2016


Ah, so you are looking for an end-user client that would either poll files or accept a real-time stream from the Outernet receiver software and report this APRS stream the same way a TNC or APRS-IS feed would be reported.
Well, YAAC can read files of APRS messages, although not poll them for real-time updates, and YAAC's log file format probably doesn't match a file Outernet would produce (although that could be added quickly once the file format was documented). Would the Outernet folks be willing to augment their receiver software to add a real-time socket feed that a client could connect to (similar to the TCP socket service in aprsc and other APRS-IS backbone server software? Then any Linux-compatible APRS end-user client could be used (since they all support APRS-IS).
Andrew, KA2DDO author of YAAC 

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From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> 
Date: 10/3/16  1:31 PM  (GMT-05:00) 
To: aprssig at tapr.org 
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Standalone APRS on Rasberry Pi? (OUTNET) 

>Subject: RE: [aprssig] Standalone APRS on Rasberry Pi?> Specifically, were you looking for an end-user application > (Xastir/YAAC), a telemetry-type application, a softTNC app > (DireWolf), or a mid-point infrastructure app like aprx? The ground station for the OUTERNET Geostationary bird is a DIY Rasberry Pie that can bring down the OUTERNET feed to anywhere on earth with a small 1m dish antenna to any of their SIX geostationary birds.They are thinking of providing an APRS Satellite downlink on their system.  Remember, these are intended for anywhere on earth primarily without access to the internet or any other services.  See http://aprs.org/outnet.htmlSo, it would be neat of also running on the same PIE was an APRS client that would draw a map of the APRS stream (or text files) of the APRS activity.The raspberry pie may be fully loaded trying to parse the megabit downlink already, but maybe it has some cycles to also run APRS in the background?Bob, WB4APR
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From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> 
Date: 10/3/16 10:44 AM (GMT-05:00) 
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org> 
Subject: [aprssig] Standalone APRS on Rasberry Pi? Is there an APRS client that runs, stand-alone on a Rasberry Pi (that is remote and the internet is not available?) Bob, WB4APR
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