[amsat-bb] UIView32 Config for ISS APRS

Sig in the Shattic sil at actrix.co.nz
Fri Aug 29 06:19:48 UTC 2014


I understand from you message that you are using UI-View software.

I had much more success when sending packets via the ISS when I changed
from UI-View to UISS. It is written specifically for the ISS and PCSAT.

It is much easier to correctly configure.


On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:21:26 +0200
Peter Kaminski <peter at dl9dak.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a few question to the experts of APRS via ISS.
> Very often I got packets back from the ISS with my location - so my 
> signals are copied. But it seems to be that not all station could
> decode my infos sending out. Sometime on aprs.fi my position will be
> shown but in the last heard list my callsign will not appear.
> So I read the following article:
> http://www.aprs.org/iss-aprs/issicons.html
> Interesting to me but I am not shure how to optimize my UIView32 
> configuration. May be somebody can help me.
> In the Station Setup dialog I set (of course text without ")
> Unproto port: "1"
> Unproto address: "APRS,ARISS"
> Beacon comment: (no input)
> UI-View Tag: (set to on)
> So can I optimize my Unproto address/APRS path and may be it usefull
> to deactivate UI-View Tag??
> In the article the author says it is possible to send also grid and 
> operator name. Is this still correct?
> So if so how can I do this.
> Is "APRS,ARISS,JO43XO,Peter" the correct way to do it in UIView32??
> The article says also it should be neccessary to incluce "CQ VIA" in
> the path field. But is this realy neccessary in UIView32?
> Anothing thing is that the article says a ">" should be as first 
> character in the status text. Is this correct for UIView32 too??
> regards
> Peter
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