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Re: PCSAT program --Lat/Long problem



Thanks for the information!

73
Grant
----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: Grant Zehr <grant@dzehr.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>; Steve Dimse K4HG <k4hg@tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 9:40 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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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