[aprssig] QRU - Anything for Me? (was: location-based services)
kc9gqr at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 11:58:01 EDT 2011
Didn't Uiview have somehting like that called info Kisok for something
On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 9:31 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <
ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> What do you say ? Have you ever heard anything like that ?
> Better description coming soon, but please check out
> http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/**qru <http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/qru>
> The QRU server feature of APRSISCE/32 provides objects on-demand based on
> the APRS-known location and query group desired by a remote APRS-message
> capable operator. We're still working out standardized group names, but
> ?HOSP (Hospitals) and ?PD (Police Departments) are two of the top runners.
> Send an APRS message to QRU containing "?INFO 20000" to see what QRU
> servers have what groups available within 20,000 miles of your current
> location. Obviously, you'll need to have transmitted a position beacon that
> has been heard by a QRU server to get any answers.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
> On 7/20/2011 7:39 PM, Guido Trentalancia wrote:
>> On Tue, 2011-07-19 at 17:36 -0400, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>>> Glad to hear that someone is using Bulletin Groups.
>>> Just remember that Bulletin Groups are EXCLUSIVE. This means that if you
>>> set a BULLETIN GROUP name, that you will then automatically IGNORE ALL other
>>> bulletins and groups.
>>> Can you share with us how you are using Bulletin Groups?
>> And the next development step will probably be location-based services.
>> This will be mainly based on Messages, but I do not exclude the
>> possibility to exploit the broadcasting properties of Group bulletins
>> (with new groups being created on-demand).
>> For example, an unknown (to a properly designed database) mobile station
>> enters the area of my automated station from surrounding areas. if
>> he/she is not already in the database, he/she must a traveller new to
>> the area. I was thinking of sending him/her a Message offering the
>> availability of information about the specific area. Such information
>> can be static (attractions, places of interest, sightseeing tips) or
>> gathered from the web.
>> So, it will be location-based and mostly on-demand to avoid sending
>> unwanted information.
>> What do you say ? Have you ever heard anything like that ?
>>> Bob, WB4APR
>> Guido IZ6RDB
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Guido Trentalancia [mailto:iz6rdb at trentalancia.**com<iz6rdb at trentalancia.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 3:36 PM
>>> To: aprssig at tapr.org
>>> Cc: Bob Bruninga
>>> Subject: Group filtering bug in Kenwood TM-D710 (firmware version 2.10)
>>> Hello !
>>> It appears to me that the Kenwood TM-D710 with Operation Panel firmware
>>> version 2.10 (and possibly any other previously released version) has a
>>> bug/limitation within the "Group Filtering" menu settings (APRS) and in
>>> particular it does not appear to be fully compliant with the APRS
>>> protocol specification.
>>> Basically it is not possible to set the above mentioned filter for group
>>> bulletins with group names longer than 4 characters. The APRS protocol
>>> specifies that the Group Name for bulletins can be up to 5 characters
>>> Given the above, at present time, the Kenwood TM-D710 is not able to
>>> filter group bulletins having a group name of 5 characters and this
>>> constitutes a rather severe limitation.
>>> Can somebody please forward this message directly to Kenwod Engineering
>>> or Kenwood Support as appropriate ? Thanks.
>>> Guido IZ6RDB
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