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----- Original Message -----
From: "Murray Peterson VK2KGM" <vk2kgm@ihug.com.au>
To: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 9:54 AM
Subject: Dumb Questions?


> Hi Bob,
>                 I have a 2m tranceiver, an antenna and almost continous
> internet access, what I don't know the details of is how to feeding
packets
> heard to 199.227.86.221 port 23. I don't know that much about programing.
I
> use my PC for other purposes so I am happy to have an application running
in
> the backgroung but I don't want to change operating systems. I am running
> WinNT 4 on Pentium II. I am using a PacComm NB96 TNC.
>
>     What would you recommend regarding the software (preferably freeware
> download) needed to set up an IGate?
>
>     I am in Sydney, NSW, Australia. 3392.25S/15106.28E.
>
> Regards,
> Murray Peterson
> VK2KGM
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
> To: "Delbert Matlock" <delbert@matlock.com>
> Cc: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 11:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [sarex] Why do so many people send ISS packet listing.. -- A
> solution?
>
>
> > Great ideas Delbert.  That is what the internet side of APRS has been
> > doing including all satellite downlinks since 1997.  Its all there.  All
> > we need is more people with Internet access and a 2m FM rig and whip
> > antenna monitoring the 145.800 dowlink and feeding packets heard to
> > 199.227.86.221 port 23.  All the hard work is done and inplace...
> >
> > On 30 Jul 2001, Delbert Matlock wrote:
> >
> > > I've had mixed emotions about the packet reports.  On one hand, they
do
> add to e-mail clutter.  On the other hand, there was one time that Arthur
> Rowe's report was the only way I knew I had made it through.  On the
> gripping hand, maybe we should start considering a better approach.
> > >
> > > An idea has been bouncing around in my head for a while about using a
> web based reporting system to catalog these reports.  A simple system
would
> just take the raw data and catalog it with a simple text search.  A more
> complex method would be to use some text parsing to pull out sending
station
> identification and times.  Combine that with some coordinate information
for
> the receiving host and you have the start of a profiling system.
> > >
> > > Down the road, it is possible to imagine automated receiving stations
> that pump data directly into the database.  All a user would need to do is
> go to the site and enter a call sign and location.  Up would come a list
of
> receiving stations and their distance information.
> > >
> > > ISS is going to be with us for a long time.  Investing some effort in
> software development might not be a bad support project.
> > >
> > > -- Delbert/KG4NMC (http://delbert.matlock.com/kg4nmc.htm)
> > > ----
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> > >
> >
> > de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob


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