[aprssig] RF Ray Tracing for digipeater Planning

Gregory A. Carter gcarter at openaprs.net
Sat Mar 28 11:54:14 EDT 2009

OpenAPRS does just about the same thing, type where you want the map to
center on (zip code/city state/address) or the callsign you want to track in
the "Console" window and hit the Find button.  Once the map centers and
loads up there is a link in the console to view the same live results in an
auto updating Google Earth KML file.



On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 1:47 AM, Heikki Hannikainen <hessu at hes.iki.fi>wrote:

>  Hi,
> On Fri, 27 Mar 2009, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>  I know there are experts on here that are much more experienced
>> than I, because I remember seeing other people making posts
>> about even adding APRS positions to Google Earth.  If anyone can
>> fill us in, or wake me up to any other APRS tools that will
>> display APRS activity on these "flyable" Google Earth 3D views,
>> I am all ears!
>  When looking at a view in aprs.fi, for example your car's position at
> http://aprs.fi/WB4APR-9 - or current real-time view in Baltimore at
> http://aprs.fi/?addr=Baltimore you can click on the "Google Earth KML"
> link on the right side of the map, under "Other views". That'll open up the
> same live APRS view in Google Earth.
>  Depending on your browser setup it clicking on the KML link might start up
> Google Earth automatically in the right location, or it might just save the
> KML file, in which case you need to double-click the KML file to open it in
> Google Earth. After that, Google Earth might automatically go to the same
> place - if it doesn't, you need to click under the APRS placemark under
> Temporary Places in the Places tree on the left.
>  - Hessu
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