[OZAPRS] Changes to 'first.aprs.net.au'

Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Sun Sep 9 16:38:34 EST 2012


Many thanks from the entire Oz APRS community for your invaluable 
contribution to APRS. You've obviously had an impact on the 
international scene as well because dixprs (Python based igate/digi 
cross-platform software) provides for BOM bulletins.

Enjoy your break.

Ray vk2tv

On 09/09/12 12:59, Geoff Gatward wrote:
> All,
> I am de-commissioning the APRS-IS server that has been running for a 
> number of years as 'first.aprs.net.au <http://first.aprs.net.au>'.
> I'm also stepping back from APRS in general to concentrate on some 
> other aspects of AR :-)
> 'first.aprs.net.au <http://first.aprs.net.au>' now redirects to the 
> 'aunz.aprs2.net <http://aunz.aprs2.net>' URL, which is the AU/NZ 
> 'rotate' address for ALL of the available servers in our region. Since 
> all servers are configured with the same port assignments, you should 
> not notice much difference if you are still using 'first' to connect.
> I would suggest that now is a very good time to check your 
> configurations as far as APRS-IS uplinks go - you should be using port 
> 14580 and specifying your desired traffic using the available filters, 
> and perhaps migrating off the *.aprs.net.au <http://aprs.net.au> URL's 
> onto the *.aprs2.net <http://aprs2.net> URL's. (ALL of the aprs.net.au 
> <http://aprs.net.au> servers are members of the APRS Tier2 cloud)
> 'second.aprs.net.au <http://second.aprs.net.au>' will be remaining, 
> however I am handing over the maintenance of this server to Scott VK7HSE.
> I will still be around on APRS and looking after the WXSVR-AU system.
> Cheers for now
> de Geoff  VK2XJG / VK8GG
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