[aprssig] help with Xastir

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Sun Dec 26 23:57:42 EST 2004

On Sun, 26 Dec 2004, VE7GDH wrote:

> Joe N3HGB wrote On 26/12/2004 5:32:29 PM
> > I am an absolute newbie with both Linux and Xastir, so please bear
> > with me. Is there a way to filter my feed so I am only getting positions
> > and traffic within X miles of my QTH? I tried setting r/38/-76/200
> > on aprseast.net:10152 but I still seem to be getting the whole feed.
> I should let an Xastir user answer this, but try connecting to one
> of the tier 2 port 14580 servers (you can send a "filter" command
> to the port 14580 servers) such as arizona.aprs2.net:14580... or
> use hub1.aprs2.net:14580 or hub2.aprs2.net:14580 and let "the
> system" pick a server for you. I haven't tried Xastir yet, but in
> UI-View32, I would enter "filter r/38/-76/200" in the "extra
> log-on text" to tell the server to just send me data for stations
> within a 200 km radius of that position.

In Xastir you skip the "filter" keyword as Xastir adds that for you
automatically.  Enter it in the "Filter Parameters" box in the
Interface Properties dialog.

Curt, WE7U.				archer at eskimo dot com
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