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Re: PCSAT program --Lat/Long problem



I just checked and map.findu.com DOES receive the APRS gridsquare format
just fine.  So I suspect that we just dont have enough SATGates feeding
the PCSAT downlinks into the Internet to get every packet?

> > I've been sending packets to PCSAT since it came back to life using the DOS
> > version of the PCSAT program.  I just downloaded the latest version
> > (PCSAT018) yesterday and it seems to work fine on my old 486, using an MFJ
> > TNC-2 (1270B).
> >
> > The only problem is that my location information doesn't get to the
> > satellite, or at least it doesn't show up on the "Stations heard via PCSAT"
> > web site.
>
> I just noticed that myself.  PCSAT.EXE is transmitting packets in the
> special APRS Grid Square format.  Apparelty FIND.COM does not parse that
> APRS format.  Let me investigate that further...
>
> de WB4APR, Bob

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