[aprssig] Firenet.US Server Back Up!

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 18:19:51 EDT 2012

I'm still trying to get the thing working right. I've been bouncing
between v3 and v4  over the last two days. As soon as it gets stable,
I'll lock it into v4.

Sorry, guys, I still have to do "real" work, too, so I can't dedicate
as much time as I'd like and get it perfect as fast as I'd like.


On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Tom Russo <russo at bogodyn.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 03:47:50PM -0400, we recorded a bogon-computron collision of the <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> flavor, containing:
>>    On 10/9/2012 3:15 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>>      On 10/9/2012 1:22 PM, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>>        I just reverted my filters to the previous settings, and so far, the
>>        blue circles with white WX letters (i.e. standard home WX stations)
>>        are not appearing.     A huge number of them didn't have ham calls
>>        attached, but rather seemingly random alphanumeric strings. Metar??
>>        CWOP???
>>      When/if that happens again, check [1]http://firenet.us:14501/ and
>>      particularly the outbound connections section.  Every now and then I've
>>      seen firenet.us connect to an upstream CWOP server instead of one of the
>>      core APRS-IS servers.  I suspect that gets a lot more weather stations
>>      than you're used to seeing.
>>    It's happening again!
>>    My all-US display just lit up with HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS of blue circle
>>    WX icons.   All of them are showing "METAR-2 " as the source call and are
>>    objects, not stations.   See the mess at
> Checking the site that Lynn suggested shows that firenet.us has started using
> javAPRSSrvr 4.0, whereas just a little while ago it was using the 3.15 version.
> Clearly, they are handling your filtering differently, possibly due to
> a configuration error.
> --
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Gerry Creager N5JXS

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