[OZAPRS] VK APRS and google earth
dave at hunterlink.net.au
Wed Apr 2 05:43:49 EST 2008
Andrew (and all),
I've been on air overnight, but not seeing my callsign in the Google
list(http://vk4tec.no-ip.org/cgi-bin/google_vk2.cgi). It shows up on aprs.fi
Any idea what's happening?
For those that may be interested I'm using a Foxtrack and an old Alinco HH
with a 1/4 wave mag base on the shed roof for testing.
I've had trouble configuring the foxtrack, find that tinytrack config
version 1 is the only one that will work, but some features (like smart
beaconing) are not available with that version.
I'll go live in the next few days and hope to get to the Westlakes day on
Sunday to compare notes with the locals (and clear out some stuff from the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Rich" <vk4tec at people.net.au>
To: "Australian APRS Users" <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 6:47 AM
Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] VK APRS and google earth
> Google earth - state based aprs traffic.
> The locations come form
> Add these as network links. The VK one still remains
> My pos has always been with in 30 m
> Check your datum
> Andrew VK4TEC
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Walmsley" <dave at hunterlink.net.au>
> To: "Australian APRS Users" <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 4:43 AM
> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] VK APRS and google earth
>> I tried this last night. Thankyou!
>> Some of the local stations seem a bit out(e.g. Westlakes, VK2ATZ, is
>> several hundred metres north of the real position), is it possible there
>> is a problem with co-ordinate systems?
>> Also, rather than the whole country, what about state based? That would
>> reduce the amount of data.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <vk4tec at people.net.au>
>> To: <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
>> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2008 11:46 PM
>> Subject: [OZAPRS] VK APRS and google earth
>> As an experiment, I have a script that is building a list of VK APRS
>> You can then add to google earth, as a network link:-
>> Andrew VK4TEC
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