[OZAPRS] Filtering out bushfires

Liz liz at billiau.info
Sun Feb 25 11:17:30 AEDT 2018

QTR Sat, 24 Feb 2018 06:58:21 +0000 Mathew McKernan QTC

> Hi Liz,
> Out of interest are they BFA or BFU objects?
> BFU means bushfire under control, you could write a APRS-IS filter to
> exclude these objects, I think...
> If the crew is not putting in the under control status update to RFS,
> then that isn't easily stopped on APRS. I'd need to do that filtering
> on WXSVR, but there is no way to really pick the difference between a
> fire that has not been updated by the incident controller with RFS,
> or a big job that is not yet under control (e.g. a bigger incident
> requiring days to extinguish and get it under control).
> 73's,
> Matty
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> From: OZAPRS <ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au> on behalf of Liz
> <liz at billiau.info> Sent: Monday, 19 February 2018 8:39:58 PM
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> Subject: [OZAPRS] Filtering out bushfires
> I'd like to filter out bushfires where there is no change in the
> packet after a time period.
> The locals are a bit slack with the paperwork and "fires" are still
> active days after they are gone.
> So I'd like some ideas on how to filter out these sort of packets from
> Liz

Today's one example is BFA
2018-02-20 18:31:27 - 2018-02-25 11:02:18

thanks for the input, I can't see any way of sorting this out without
social engineering at the input stage.


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