[aprssig] Dumb FindU question

Stephen Brown Jr stephen.brown75 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 10:05:11 EDT 2007

Just use http://www.aprsworld.net/

Has a search box and works well, besides it's open source ;)


On 3/29/07, Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com> wrote:
> OK, OK, OK.
> I admit it.  I'm pretty thick at times.  I've been playing w/APRS for 5-6 years now with the D700.
>  FindU is really neat and Steve (nice name), and the others responsible (Bob etc.), deserves all
> the kudos possible.   BUT
> How in the heck are you *supposed to* do a search on FindU ??
> The position report page comes up with Steve on it.  I have just been mungeing the URL in the
> browser, substituting my call all these long years.  Is this the *right* way ??   Other sites have
> an "insert call here" text box.  Is my hat on too tight, or sumptin' ?
> Straighten out this poor wayward soul.
> I've played around with many of Steve's cgis, figuring out the components of the URL to get other
> things to happen.  I even can do things like download ONLY the NWS radar W/position image (or
> other individual images) so it loads fast on dialup without any other page stuff.
> Also on the long term tracking page.  See my recent (last 6 mo.) travels:
> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/track.cgi?call=k9dci-9&start=4406&geo=usa.geo
> Note the lack if Digis in western Nebraska and South Carolina, on the coast north of Savanah where
> I stayed. Bummer.
> 73, Steve, K9DCI-9
> P.S. If I can get the other three versions (706xx, TS-2000, TH-F6A)  cleaned up like I want, I
> will be doing an Excel spreadsheet that does D700 control and memory management.  One line (row)
> per memory and all the power of Excel to Copy/Paste/Auto-increment, etc. !
> P.P.S.  I even have a method of semi-automatically entering PL frequencies into the 706 memories
> via serial port.  Cool to see it work after hours of keyboard work.
> Yep! Excel does serial I/O... on a PC. (haven't tackled a Mac yet)
> P.P.P.S.  If questions, Email me @ arrl.net for faster response.  I read that email more often.
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