[amsat-bb] Re: rss feed
josepharmbruster at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 18:42:14 PDT 2009
Cool. Let's see what type of feedback we get on this.
I'm not familiar with the predict.db file. Where does it originate and
what system uses it? Send me a sample copy and I should be able to hack
this together reasonably quickly, once the RSS tags are well defined.
For the time being, you're welcome to browse through my scraping
script. This is what I wrote to pull the status data off the amsat
website and push it out to a txt file. It's fairly rough code but it
Josh Smith wrote:
> I think this is an excellent idea. Perhaps something to generate an
> ical file for sat modes on the birds that change modes often (think
> AO-51). I would also be interested in helping with the development of
> this system.
> I would be very interested in a script that consumed this RSS feed and
> updated the predict.db file. Maybe even a patch to predict that made
> this a built in feature?
> Josh Smith
> email/jabber: juicewvu at gmail.com
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> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Kent Frazier <k5knt.kent at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would love to see a RSS feed.
>> 73, Kent K5KNT
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