[OZAPRS] Fire and Weather
vk3jfk at amsat.org
Tue Jan 13 22:36:09 EST 2009
Peter VK3TBN, Richard VK2SKY & myself had a test application running for VK2
& VK3 that did just that some time ago. Unfortunate it didn't get to far as
we where relying on www pages that where not always consistent in their
I've been working with the local CFA to see if I can possibly get a
'reliable' feed from them. Not had a lot of luck to date. If this happens it
will make any fire reporting system much more reliable.
We would need to follow the US APRS Fire Net protocol too.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au [mailto:ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au] On
> Behalf Of Darryl Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 January 2009 5:36 PM
> To: 'Australian APRS Users'
> Subject: [OZAPRS] Fire and Weather
> G'Day all
> I am just wondering if we should be including bushfires in the Weather
> Incidents in NSW are available by council area on
> With some workflow software we could get the APRS community to geocode
> as required...
> Are there other feeds available for fires? Is this a good idea?
> Darryl Smith, VK2TDS POBox 169 Ingleburn NSW 2565 Australia
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