7232Re: APRSISCE/32 short presentation?
- Feb 28, 2011Thanks heaps for the input.
That is probably the best way.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Colin Catlin <colin2e0xsd@...> wrote:
> I did almaost exactly what Rob did.
> Just fired up APRSIS32 on our Clubs Netbook and ran through the various
> menus/dropdowns taking questions as I went. Including a live APRS Chat
> with Lynn.
> That was sometime ago, not sure I could confidently do the same now with
> the latest Development version, Lynn has added so much new stuff so
> quickly I haven't been able to keep up.
> If I were to try the same now I would have to prepare a bit of a route
> through the menus/dropdowns and have a bit of a script prepared but
> still would do it that way rather than try anything on Powerpoint.
> On 28/02/2011 17:11, Rob Giuliano wrote:
> > The last couple presentation I did for APRS did not even use
> > powerpoint. I literally connected my laptop to a projector and did a
> > setup of APRSIS32 on it.
> > 1. Copied the file (in my case from a thumb drive to a usable
> > location on teh hard drive
> > 2. Ran the EXE file and stepped through setup
> > a) Client Config window
> > Callsign
> > left password at -1, but explained it
> > Set Quiet to 0 (zero)
> > Left everything else at defaults until later
> > Skipped Genius and NMEA until later
> > b) Moved map to location and zoomed for detail
> > > Menu <Transmit> to set location
> > c) Let some data come through and then explain what is it is
> > With current weather conditions, this could get rather
> > interesting!
> > > stations
> > > objects
> > > any other info and symbols
> > d) Then I went back to explain filtering
> > Provided a handout of filtering page from the WEB
> > http://www.aprs-is.net/javAPRSFilter.aspx:
> > e) after that, I started to cover allowing it to transmit
> > > first APRSIS password
> > > Then TNC configuration
> > I had my car sending data and a MicroTrak8000 stuck in a window to
> > ensure I'd see at least 1 station with a minimal setup in a conference
> > room. Luckily we had a window to set the Microtrack near.
> > f) Beyond that, I gave info on the user group and WIKI (in the
> > handout)
> > 3. That pretty much covered the 30 minute talk I gave, but I did
> > discuss a bit about trackers vs APRS stations. This was somewhat
> > discussed as stations came in.
> > Almost everyone there commented about how much better it was to see a
> > setup from scratch and watch it "pull in station" rather than see
> > slides and not necessarily have access.
> > Robert Giuliano
> > KB8RCO
> > ---------------------------------------------
> > The difference between CW and other digital
> > modes comes down to 2 characters:
> > ASCII Character 32 (hex 20) a defined space
> > ASCII Character 12 (hex 0C) a carriage return (line designation)
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