[aprssig] APRServe??

Glenn Wiebe gswiebe at mb.sympatico.ca
Tue May 24 15:20:24 EDT 2005

Thanks for the replies Robbie & Steve. Here is the burning question:
How do I configure WinAPRS (not UI-View or any other program) to connect to
rotate.aprs.net on port 23 or any other other regional filtered feed? A really 
basic question the answer to which seems to elude me.

73 de Glenn...VE4GN

Steve Dimse wrote:

> On May 24, 2005, at 1:04 PM, Robbie - WA9INF wrote:
>> The area filter can be used for your location, your friends  location, 
>> or the Hamvention just past!
> I know everyone means well, but this is not what he is asking. He  wants 
> a list of regional filtered feeds. He does not wish to enter  different 
> filter strings into any program to view different areas. He  wants to 
> "read the mail" in different areas and maybe ragchew.
> Glenn, the reason why you are not getting the answer you are asking  for 
> is that it is not a common request. Most people use APRS for  their 
> local area, so it is no problem figuring out a filter string  and using 
> it, or knowing if there is a local feed that is already  filtered.
> Have you tried using WinAPRS (or UI-View) connecting to  rotate.aprs.net 
> on port 23? For what you want, it might be fine.  Filtered feeds are a 
> result of long-term instability of some programs  getting a full feed, 
> but for short looking around and ragchew  sessions, you might find it 
> works fine. If not, and you want to look  at different areas, the best I 
> can think of is using this site:
> http://www.ahubswe.net/aprs_stat.asp
> to show many of the second and third tier hubs, and clicking on the  
> graph at the right of each line to see the status page, part of that  is 
> usually a list of ports and what they feed, look there for any  local 
> feed ports.

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