[aprssig] Need help - APRSPoint to TCPIP

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 13:16:56 EDT 2007

Your filter p/W tells it to pass all calls that start with W.  Try m/500 once and see if that 
works.  This will give all traffic within 500 km of your location.

Ron - K0QVF

Victor Fraenckel wrote:
> I have been trying to make a TCPIP connection to any aprs2 server using 
> APRSPoint. I am a registered user of APRSPoint and am running version 
> 4.1.0 on a XP Home edition with SP2 and all updates on my desktop 
> computer. I have a broadband connection to the internet.
> Here is the situation. I have verified that my igatepw.txt file contains 
> the proper information. My Connect APRS Server Information window is:
> Server: midwest.aprs2.net
> Port:   14580
> filter  p/W
> I have selected Reconnect and 25 times
> Backup Server info:
> Server: newengland.aprs2.net
> Port:   14580
> Filter: p/W
> I have selected connect on startup.
> When AP starts, I get the message "Connected to midwest.aprs2.net:14580" 
> on the status line. After approximately 1 minute the message changes to 
> "Connected to midwest.aprs2.net:14580[1]". This continues up to [25] and 
> then the message changes to the newengland.aprs2.net. This is all well 
> and good, but I never receive any position reports. I have discussed 
> this with Michael Cai and he basically confirms that my system is setup 
> properly. I have faithfully followed all his suggestions. I have yet to 
> receive any position reports.
> Can anyone suggest anything further I can do? Should I try connecting to 
> some other server? If so, which one(s)?
> Any enlightenment will be appreciated.
> Vic

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