[aprssig] APRS DOS a time for change?

Robbie, wa9inf mwrobertson at comcast.net
Fri Jan 11 16:37:35 EST 2008


That isn't true, you can connect to any server with WinAPRS, and if you 
use port 14580, then go to Send Message, direct your message to SERVER 
then Place "filter m/100" or whatever, and you will get what you're 
after.. It works very well...


Brian Webster wrote:
> Mark,
> 	While it is not a feature from APRSDos that was not implemented, the
> ability to log on to a filtered server port and define the filter is about
> the only thing that WinAPRS does not do that I want it to. I'm a long time
> user of your program and prefer it to any other but since I function as an
> I-gate and use a filtered port to keep the IS traffic down on my end,
> WinAPRS does not work for me once I get disconnected from a server and try
> to automatically reconnect. On the reconnect I would have to manually send
> the message to define the filter on the new server or session.
> 	On the topic of objects, how does WinAPRS handle the broadcast of those
> positions? Does it dump them all at once in a batch like Ui-View or does it
> use a decaying method? Also how does it handle the Bulletin Board system Bob
> has described? I've never paid attention to that feature to be honest.
> Thank You,
> Brian Webster N2KGC
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Mark Sproul
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 3:13 PM
> To: Rich Mazzeo; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS DOS a time for change?
> Rich
> Please send me a list of what you see needs to be implemented in WinAPRS
> Mark
>>    I will second this.  I currently use WinAPRS, but as Brian
>> stated, many of the features Bob intended were never implemented as
>> planned. And now, WinAPRS hasn't been updated in over a year and a
>> half.  If there was a way to get APRSDOS as a windows app and
>> function the way it was intended (tiger map support would be awesome
>> too!), I would gladly chip in a secondary "windows port" fee.  It
>> just seems there is nothing else out there at the moment for windows
>> thats easy to install and use.
>> Regards,
>> Rich
>> N3XKU
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