[aprssig] ACARS aircraft decoding?
carl at stagecraft.cx
Wed Jan 30 18:48:44 EST 2013
Hi Bob, Everyone,
On 31/01/2013, at 12:50 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> ZL2WRW reminded me of my old web page that decoded ACARS data from
> commercial aircraft on 131.55 MHz:
> I'm sure after 27 years someone has written a sound card decoder? It
> would be kinda cute to see those aircraft on an APRS display.
There is acarsdec;
It has an "Xastir" option which opens a port and acts as an aprs internet server.
I ran it for 12 hours here a few weeks ago and while there was plenty of acars traffic, nothing was plotted on Xastir as no position reports were received.
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