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  • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
    Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually do with ShapeFiles and what should I see? First, you need to follow the instructions at
    Message 1 of 29 , Jan 26, 2011
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      Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
      do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?

      First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
      http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
      pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
      probably want the Australian ones from
      http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
      unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.

      Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
      it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
      revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
      whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.

      Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
      that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
      needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
      should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
      selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.

      After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
      happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
      weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
      pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
      have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
      running for me.

      If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
      Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
      6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
      me, which is why they're suppressed by default.

      Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
      see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
      map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!

      Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
    • Steve
      The period needs to be removed from the AU link, this link WILL work! http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html 73 Steve, kf6wax aka DeerCam
      Message 2 of 29 , Jan 26, 2011
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        The period needs to be removed from the AU link, this link WILL work!

        http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html

         

        73

        Steve, kf6wax  aka DeerCam   http://kf6wax.camstreams.com/

        On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) <kj4erj@...> wrote:
         

        Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
        do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?

        First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
        http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
        pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
        probably want the Australian ones from
        http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
        unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.

        Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
        it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
        revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
        whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.

        Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
        that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
        needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
        should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
        selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.

        After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
        happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
        weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
        pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
        have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
        running for me.

        If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
        Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
        6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
        me, which is why they're suppressed by default.

        Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
        see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
        map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!

        Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32




        --

        Steve,  kf6wax   aka DeerCam   http://kf6wax.camstreams.com/


      • larry
        I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA
        Message 3 of 29 , Jan 27, 2011
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          I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.

          My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32

          Any suggestions ?

          Larry WT9M



          --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
          >
          > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
          > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
          >
          > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
          > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
          > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
          > probably want the Australian ones from
          > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
          > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
          >
          > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
          > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
          > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
          > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
          >
          > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
          > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
          > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
          > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
          > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
          >
          > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
          > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
          > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
          > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
          > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
          > running for me.
          >
          > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
          > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
          > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
          > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
          >
          > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
          > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
          > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
          >
          > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
          >
        • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
          Wait for the weather. There s currently no alerts in the USA. If you add the shapefiles down under , they ve got some going on right now, but even those are
          Message 4 of 29 , Jan 27, 2011
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            Wait for the weather. There's currently no alerts in the USA. If you
            add the shapefiles "down under", they've got some going on right now,
            but even those are going to expire at 00:00z.

            See also http://www.wa8lmf.net/aprs/AE5PL_Memo.htm for why you may think
            there are NWS warnings or alerts, but nothing is showing up in APRS-IS.

            Oh, and the t/n filter doesn't seem to work for alerts published in
            minutes 36-59 as these introduce lower case letters into the alert's
            {seq#. (See the description for {seq# at http://www.aprs-is.net/wx/).
            You're better served by doing a Configure / NWS / New Office for each of
            the NWS Offices that you're interested in. This adds an automatic p/
            prefix filter which should get you all APRS-IS-available alerts from
            that/those office(s)

            Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32.

            larry wrote:
            > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
            >
            > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
            >
            > Any suggestions ?
            >
            > Larry WT9M
            >
            >
            >
            > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
            >
            >> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
            >> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
            >>
            >> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
            >> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
            >> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
            >> probably want the Australian ones from
            >> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
            >> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
            >>
            >> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
            >> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
            >> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
            >> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
            >>
            >> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
            >> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
            >> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
            >> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
            >> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
            >>
            >> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
            >> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
            >> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
            >> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
            >> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
            >> running for me.
            >>
            >> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
            >> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
            >> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
            >> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
            >>
            >> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
            >> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
            >> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
            >>
            >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
            >>
            >>
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > ------------------------------------
            >
            > Yahoo! Groups Links
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
          • larry
            Thanks for the link - yeah I was used to how it was years ago when at any time there would be some kind of weather event on the map somewhere ! I understand
            Message 5 of 29 , Jan 27, 2011
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              Thanks for the link - yeah I was used to how it was years ago when at any time there would be some kind of weather event on the map somewhere ! I understand now that there just aren't so many sent to the aprs servers.

              Thanks for all the great work developing and improving APRSISCE.

              Larry WT9M

              --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
              >
              > Wait for the weather. There's currently no alerts in the USA. If you
              > add the shapefiles "down under", they've got some going on right now,
              > but even those are going to expire at 00:00z.
              >
              > See also http://www.wa8lmf.net/aprs/AE5PL_Memo.htm for why you may think
              > there are NWS warnings or alerts, but nothing is showing up in APRS-IS.
              >
              > Oh, and the t/n filter doesn't seem to work for alerts published in
              > minutes 36-59 as these introduce lower case letters into the alert's
              > {seq#. (See the description for {seq# at http://www.aprs-is.net/wx/).
              > You're better served by doing a Configure / NWS / New Office for each of
              > the NWS Offices that you're interested in. This adds an automatic p/
              > prefix filter which should get you all APRS-IS-available alerts from
              > that/those office(s)
              >
              > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32.
              >
              > larry wrote:
              > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
              > >
              > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
              > >
              > > Any suggestions ?
              > >
              > > Larry WT9M
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
              > >
              > >> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
              > >> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
              > >>
              > >> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
              > >> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
              > >> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
              > >> probably want the Australian ones from
              > >> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
              > >> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
              > >>
              > >> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
              > >> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
              > >> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
              > >> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
              > >>
              > >> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
              > >> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
              > >> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
              > >> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
              > >> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
              > >>
              > >> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
              > >> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
              > >> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
              > >> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
              > >> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
              > >> running for me.
              > >>
              > >> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
              > >> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
              > >> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
              > >> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
              > >>
              > >> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
              > >> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
              > >> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
              > >>
              > >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
              > >>
              > >>
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > > ------------------------------------
              > >
              > > Yahoo! Groups Links
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > >
              >
            • Keith VE7GDH
              Larry WT9M wrote... ... Nothing to do with your inquiry about NWS, but you should be able to remove -p/CW from your filter. I believe the CWOP stations were
              Message 6 of 29 , Jan 27, 2011
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                Larry WT9M wrote...

                > ...I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map. My
                > settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings
                > are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version...

                Nothing to do with your inquiry about NWS, but you should be able to remove
                -p/CW from your filter. I believe the CWOP stations were removed from the
                APRS-IS a couple of years ago. To verify that, I added p/CW to my filter and
                didn't get any CWOP stations. Also, I would suggest using noam.aprs2.net:14580
                for the server. The "rotate" version could connect you to a server on the other
                side off the world. Although that should "work" I think you would have less
                latency by connecting to a North American server.

                73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
                --
                "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
              • kc2kjq
                Is it possible to have too many shape files defined? I have 11 of them...(installed every one I could find...including high res). I also can t seem to disable
                Message 7 of 29 , Jan 28, 2011
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                  Is it possible to have too many shape files defined?
                  I have 11 of them...(installed every one I could find...including high res).

                  I also can't seem to disable individual files defined by clicking on them from the menu...

                  Do I need to have the "NWS Objects" checked in the View menu to see the shapes?

                  I have * as my define office.

                  Brian.

                  --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
                  >
                  > Wait for the weather. There's currently no alerts in the USA. If you
                  > add the shapefiles "down under", they've got some going on right now,
                  > but even those are going to expire at 00:00z.
                  >
                  > See also http://www.wa8lmf.net/aprs/AE5PL_Memo.htm for why you may think
                  > there are NWS warnings or alerts, but nothing is showing up in APRS-IS.
                  >
                  > Oh, and the t/n filter doesn't seem to work for alerts published in
                  > minutes 36-59 as these introduce lower case letters into the alert's
                  > {seq#. (See the description for {seq# at http://www.aprs-is.net/wx/).
                  > You're better served by doing a Configure / NWS / New Office for each of
                  > the NWS Offices that you're interested in. This adds an automatic p/
                  > prefix filter which should get you all APRS-IS-available alerts from
                  > that/those office(s)
                  >
                  > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32.
                  >
                  > larry wrote:
                  > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                  > >
                  > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                  > >
                  > > Any suggestions ?
                  > >
                  > > Larry WT9M
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                  > >
                  > >> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                  > >> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                  > >>
                  > >> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                  > >> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                  > >> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                  > >> probably want the Australian ones from
                  > >> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                  > >> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                  > >>
                  > >> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                  > >> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                  > >> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                  > >> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                  > >>
                  > >> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                  > >> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                  > >> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                  > >> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                  > >> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                  > >>
                  > >> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                  > >> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                  > >> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                  > >> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                  > >> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                  > >> running for me.
                  > >>
                  > >> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                  > >> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                  > >> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                  > >> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                  > >>
                  > >> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                  > >> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                  > >> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                  > >>
                  > >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                  > >>
                  > >>
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > ------------------------------------
                  > >
                  > > Yahoo! Groups Links
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  >
                • kc2kjq
                  Seems I have it working for down under ... still can t disable a file...
                  Message 8 of 29 , Jan 28, 2011
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                    Seems I have it working for "down under"...
                    still can't disable a file...

                    --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "kc2kjq" <kc2kjq@...> wrote:
                    >
                    > Is it possible to have too many shape files defined?
                    > I have 11 of them...(installed every one I could find...including high res).
                    >
                    > I also can't seem to disable individual files defined by clicking on them from the menu...
                    >
                    > Do I need to have the "NWS Objects" checked in the View menu to see the shapes?
                    >
                    > I have * as my define office.
                    >
                    > Brian.
                    >
                    > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                    > >
                    > > Wait for the weather. There's currently no alerts in the USA. If you
                    > > add the shapefiles "down under", they've got some going on right now,
                    > > but even those are going to expire at 00:00z.
                    > >
                    > > See also http://www.wa8lmf.net/aprs/AE5PL_Memo.htm for why you may think
                    > > there are NWS warnings or alerts, but nothing is showing up in APRS-IS.
                    > >
                    > > Oh, and the t/n filter doesn't seem to work for alerts published in
                    > > minutes 36-59 as these introduce lower case letters into the alert's
                    > > {seq#. (See the description for {seq# at http://www.aprs-is.net/wx/).
                    > > You're better served by doing a Configure / NWS / New Office for each of
                    > > the NWS Offices that you're interested in. This adds an automatic p/
                    > > prefix filter which should get you all APRS-IS-available alerts from
                    > > that/those office(s)
                    > >
                    > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32.
                    > >
                    > > larry wrote:
                    > > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                    > > >
                    > > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                    > > >
                    > > > Any suggestions ?
                    > > >
                    > > > Larry WT9M
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                    > > >
                    > > >> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                    > > >> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                    > > >>
                    > > >> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                    > > >> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                    > > >> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                    > > >> probably want the Australian ones from
                    > > >> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                    > > >> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                    > > >>
                    > > >> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                    > > >> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                    > > >> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                    > > >> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                    > > >>
                    > > >> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                    > > >> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                    > > >> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                    > > >> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                    > > >> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                    > > >>
                    > > >> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                    > > >> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                    > > >> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                    > > >> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                    > > >> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                    > > >> running for me.
                    > > >>
                    > > >> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                    > > >> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                    > > >> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                    > > >> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                    > > >>
                    > > >> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                    > > >> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                    > > >> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                    > > >>
                    > > >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                    > > >>
                    > > >>
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > > ------------------------------------
                    > > >
                    > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > > >
                    > >
                    >
                  • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                    The only way currently to disable a shapefile is to edit the XML and remove the appropriate entry. The menu at least shows you what you ve
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                      The only way currently to "disable" a shapefile is to edit the XML and
                      remove the appropriate <NWS.ShapeFile> entry. The menu at least shows
                      you what you've got loaded, but doesn't (yet) let you deselect one.

                      Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

                      PS. Editing the XML: http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/editing-xml-configuration

                      kc2kjq wrote:
                      > Seems I have it working for "down under"...
                      > still can't disable a file...
                      >
                      > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "kc2kjq" <kc2kjq@...> wrote:
                      >
                      >> Is it possible to have too many shape files defined?
                      >> I have 11 of them...(installed every one I could find...including high res).
                      >>
                      >> I also can't seem to disable individual files defined by clicking on them from the menu...
                      >>
                      >> Do I need to have the "NWS Objects" checked in the View menu to see the shapes?
                      >>
                      >> I have * as my define office.
                      >>
                      >> Brian.
                      >>
                      >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                      >>
                      >>> Wait for the weather. There's currently no alerts in the USA. If you
                      >>> add the shapefiles "down under", they've got some going on right now,
                      >>> but even those are going to expire at 00:00z.
                      >>>
                      >>> See also http://www.wa8lmf.net/aprs/AE5PL_Memo.htm for why you may think
                      >>> there are NWS warnings or alerts, but nothing is showing up in APRS-IS.
                      >>>
                      >>> Oh, and the t/n filter doesn't seem to work for alerts published in
                      >>> minutes 36-59 as these introduce lower case letters into the alert's
                      >>> {seq#. (See the description for {seq# at http://www.aprs-is.net/wx/).
                      >>> You're better served by doing a Configure / NWS / New Office for each of
                      >>> the NWS Offices that you're interested in. This adds an automatic p/
                      >>> prefix filter which should get you all APRS-IS-available alerts from
                      >>> that/those office(s)
                      >>>
                      >>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32.
                      >>>
                      >>> larry wrote:
                      >>>
                      >>>> I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                      >>>>
                      >>>> My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                      >>>>
                      >>>> Any suggestions ?
                      >>>>
                      >>>> Larry WT9M
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                      >>>>> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                      >>>>> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                      >>>>> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                      >>>>> probably want the Australian ones from
                      >>>>> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                      >>>>> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                      >>>>> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                      >>>>> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                      >>>>> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                      >>>>> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                      >>>>> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                      >>>>> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                      >>>>> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                      >>>>> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                      >>>>> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                      >>>>> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                      >>>>> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                      >>>>> running for me.
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                      >>>>> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                      >>>>> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                      >>>>> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                      >>>>> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                      >>>>> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>> ------------------------------------
                      >>>>
                      >>>> Yahoo! Groups Links
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >>>>
                      >
                      >
                      >
                      >
                      > ------------------------------------
                      >
                      > Yahoo! Groups Links
                      >
                      >
                      >
                      >
                      >
                    • James Ewen
                      ... What do you mean by defined ? Shapefiles are only files that describe (define) how to draw something. You can have as many as you have hard drive space to
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                        On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:26 AM, kc2kjq <kc2kjq@...> wrote:

                        > Is it possible to have too many shape files defined?
                        > I have 11 of them...(installed every one I could find...including high res).

                        What do you mean by "defined"? Shapefiles are only files that describe
                        (define) how to draw something. You can have as many as you have hard
                        drive space to hold. They will just sit on the hard drive and do
                        absolutely nothing.

                        > I also can't seem to disable individual files defined by clicking on them from the menu...

                        Delete the files and they will be "disabled". You won't have access to
                        them anymore.


                        > Do I need to have the "NWS Objects" checked in the View menu to see the shapes?
                        >
                        > I have * as my define office.

                        That should get you every NWS alert out there, and more. Now, if you
                        are asking if there's a problem with trying to have APRSISCE/32 light
                        up every weather alert across the board all at one time, Lynn will be
                        able to speak to that. In the mean time think of it this way. Each NWS
                        alert tells the program to draw another "thing" on the screen. Every
                        thing that the computer has to draw will take a finite amount of time
                        to draw. Let's pick a number out of the air for argument's sake. Let's
                        say it takes 100 mS to draw a county outline from a shapefile
                        definition. Let's say that each NWS alert tries to light up 5
                        counties, and you have 20 NWS alerts active on screen (because you're
                        looking to see how this new feature works). 20 alerts times 5 counties
                        times 100 mS equals 10 seconds... Each time the screen needs to be
                        redrawn, you've got the machine tied up for 10 seconds drawing the NWS
                        shapefiles.

                        Now remember that the numbers above are not real, just numbers picked
                        for an example with easy math in mind. The more you ask the program to
                        do, the longer it takes to do the task. If you tie into the full feed,
                        view the whole world, and enable every bell and whistle, you're going
                        to be a lot slower than if you are looking at your local area, with
                        local data only, and have little for the computer to have to draw on
                        screen for you.

                        James
                        VE6SRV
                      • wt9m
                        Thanks for the tips Keith ! Larry WT9M
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                          Thanks for the tips Keith !
                          Larry WT9M

                          --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@...> wrote:
                          >
                          > Larry WT9M wrote...
                          >
                          > > ...I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map. My
                          > > settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings
                          > > are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version...
                          >
                          > Nothing to do with your inquiry about NWS, but you should be able to remove
                          > -p/CW from your filter. I believe the CWOP stations were removed from the
                          > APRS-IS a couple of years ago. To verify that, I added p/CW to my filter and
                          > didn't get any CWOP stations. Also, I would suggest using noam.aprs2.net:14580
                          > for the server. The "rotate" version could connect you to a server on the other
                          > side off the world. Although that should "work" I think you would have less
                          > latency by connecting to a North American server.
                          >
                          > 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
                          > --
                          > "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
                          >
                        • larry
                          Does this log indicate something that tells why I don t see NWS areas? WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
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                            Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                            WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)

                            Larry WT9M

                            --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                            >
                            > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                            >
                            > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                            >
                            > Any suggestions ?
                            >
                            > Larry WT9M
                            >
                            >
                            >
                            > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                            > >
                            > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                            > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                            > >
                            > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                            > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                            > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                            > > probably want the Australian ones from
                            > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                            > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                            > >
                            > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                            > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                            > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                            > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                            > >
                            > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                            > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                            > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                            > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                            > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                            > >
                            > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                            > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                            > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                            > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                            > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                            > > running for me.
                            > >
                            > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                            > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                            > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                            > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                            > >
                            > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                            > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                            > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                            > >
                            > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                            > >
                            >
                          • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                            Yes, you don t have any shapefiles configured containing those zone/county IDs. Found QLC033 At 296 in
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                              Yes, you don't have any shapefiles configured containing those
                              zone/county IDs.

                              Found QLC033 At 296 in
                              C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                              Found QLZ509 At 101 in
                              C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp
                              Found WXC157 At 449 in
                              C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                              Found WXZ020 At 12 in
                              C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp

                              Seems like you need to go visit the Australian site and load up their
                              files...

                              Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

                              larry wrote:
                              > Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                              > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                              >
                              > Larry WT9M
                              >
                              > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                              >
                              >> I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                              >>
                              >> My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                              >>
                              >> Any suggestions ?
                              >>
                              >> Larry WT9M
                              >>
                              >>
                              >>
                              >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                              >>
                              >>> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                              >>> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                              >>>
                              >>> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                              >>> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                              >>> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                              >>> probably want the Australian ones from
                              >>> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                              >>> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                              >>>
                              >>> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                              >>> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                              >>> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                              >>> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                              >>>
                              >>> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                              >>> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                              >>> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                              >>> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                              >>> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                              >>>
                              >>> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                              >>> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                              >>> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                              >>> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                              >>> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                              >>> running for me.
                              >>>
                              >>> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                              >>> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                              >>> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                              >>> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                              >>>
                              >>> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                              >>> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                              >>> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                              >>>
                              >>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                              >>>
                              >>>
                            • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                              ... Good idea. I think I ll do an access check on startup and disable (or delete?) any shapefile that is not present in both .shp and .dbf forms. ... The more
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                                James Ewen wrote:
                                >
                                > Delete the files and they will be "disabled". You won't have access to
                                > them anymore.
                                >

                                Good idea. I think I'll do an access check on startup and disable (or
                                delete?) any shapefile that is not present in both .shp and .dbf forms.

                                >
                                > That should get you every NWS alert out there, and more. Now, if you
                                > are asking if there's a problem with trying to have APRSISCE/32 light
                                > up every weather alert across the board all at one time, Lynn will be
                                > able to speak to that.

                                The more shape files you have defined, the more that APRSISCE/32 has to
                                rummage through to find a specific NWS-triggered shape. Right now, I
                                don't do any caching of the shapes, so every time a new beacon arrives,
                                the shape files are consulted again. I DO buffer the shapes of existing
                                objects and optimize them for drawing. Accessing files for painting the
                                screen is a very big no-no in Windows (and most GUI) programming.

                                > In the mean time think of it this way. Each NWS
                                > alert tells the program to draw another "thing" on the screen. Every
                                > thing that the computer has to draw will take a finite amount of time
                                > to draw. Let's pick a number out of the air for argument's sake. Let's
                                > say it takes 100 mS to draw a county outline from a shapefile
                                > definition. Let's say that each NWS alert tries to light up 5
                                > counties, and you have 20 NWS alerts active on screen (because you're
                                > looking to see how this new feature works). 20 alerts times 5 counties
                                > times 100 mS equals 10 seconds... Each time the screen needs to be
                                > redrawn, you've got the machine tied up for 10 seconds drawing the NWS
                                > shapefiles.
                                >

                                James has that right. I have no idea of the actual scale of the
                                numbers, but it's not really in seconds. But that's one of the reasons
                                shapefiles are NOT supported on APRSISCE (WinMo). I know the processor
                                there won't keep up.


                                > Now remember that the numbers above are not real, just numbers picked
                                > for an example with easy math in mind. The more you ask the program to
                                > do, the longer it takes to do the task. If you tie into the full feed,
                                > view the whole world, and enable every bell and whistle, you're going
                                > to be a lot slower than if you are looking at your local area, with
                                > local data only, and have little for the computer to have to draw on
                                > screen for you.
                                >

                                Just look at the APRS messages being sent to KJ4ERJ-DB. Those are
                                triggered when any development-mode client takes longer than whatever I
                                think is "reasonable" to do certain operations. I'm still struggling
                                with the OSM tile fetches on WinMo devices. It seems that the first hit
                                to the SD card takes 5+ seconds if the card has gone into power save.
                                I'm trying to figure out a more graceful way to do that without holding
                                off the GUI for that extended time. I DO look at all of these messages
                                and will be tweaking performance of various things as time goes on.

                                Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32


                                > James
                                > VE6SRV
                                >
                              • KE6BB
                                Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I
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                                  Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.

                                  I attempted to follow Lynn's directions for setting up shape files very carefully. In the NWS Shapes menu, they are Enabled, Opacity is 100%, and I have 6 .shp files checked (3 US and 3 Aus). In the folder where the shape files are located, I have a .dbf file corresponding to each of the .shp files. There are also .shx and .prj files in that folder, each appearing to correspond to a .shp file.

                                  This holds for both my Win7 and XP computers...probably the same "loose nut on the mouse" on both computers!

                                  Mark
                                  KE6BB

                                  --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                                  >
                                  > Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                  > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                  >
                                  > Larry WT9M
                                  >
                                  > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                  > >
                                  > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                  > >
                                  > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                  > >
                                  > > Any suggestions ?
                                  > >
                                  > > Larry WT9M
                                  > >
                                  > >
                                  > >
                                  > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                  > > >
                                  > > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                  > > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                  > > >
                                  > > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                  > > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                  > > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                  > > > probably want the Australian ones from
                                  > > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                  > > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                  > > >
                                  > > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                  > > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                  > > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                  > > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                  > > >
                                  > > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                  > > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                  > > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                  > > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                  > > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                  > > >
                                  > > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                  > > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                  > > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                  > > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                  > > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                  > > > running for me.
                                  > > >
                                  > > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                  > > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                  > > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                  > > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                  > > >
                                  > > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                  > > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                  > > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                  > > >
                                  > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                  > > >
                                  > >
                                  >
                                • n1naz
                                  In the coarse of trouble shooting a port problem I m having, I came across this at the very bottom of my aprsis32.xml file. This was also found in the
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                                    In the coarse of trouble shooting a port problem I'm having, I came across this at the very bottom of my aprsis32.xml file. This was also found in the aprsis32-safe.xml file.
                                    Latest dev. release. Let me know of any other info needed. Did i mess up or is this a real problem. I don't know when this may have happened as it's been a while since I looked this far down into the .xml file.

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                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>720</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>
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                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>290</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>0.0156</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>960</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>727</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>
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                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>
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                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>4</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>2367</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>1000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>'O^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>!'<=>()*0CFOPRSUXY[\^abefgjkpsuv</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>_W</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>42.846344</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>0.000000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
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                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>N1NAZ</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>@...:14580</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>KISS</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>COM6:9600,N,8,1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>1200</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>RESET!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>^C^C^C~!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>WIDE2-2=WIDE2-1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>n1nz</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>8</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>2011-01-27T17:52:59</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>2011-01-27T19:39:29</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>24</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>371</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>2011/01/26 17:05</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>7</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>N1IVY-10</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>2011-01-16T06:33:15,:WEXM :EQNS.0,0.005:0,R,l.Oj5,3,0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>Transmit</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>
                                    <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                    <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>MSOFFWKYA</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>

                                    --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
                                    >
                                    > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                    > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                    >
                                    > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                    > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                    > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                    > probably want the Australian ones from
                                    > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                    > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                    >
                                    > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                    > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                    > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                    > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                    >
                                    > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                    > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                    > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                    > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                    > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                    >
                                    > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                    > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                    > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                    > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                    > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                    > running for me.
                                    >
                                    > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                    > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                    > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                    > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                    >
                                    > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                    > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                    > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                    >
                                    > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                    >
                                  • larry
                                    Mark, Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files
                                    Message 17 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                      Mark,
                                      Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files

                                      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@...> wrote:
                                      >
                                      > Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                      >
                                      > I attempted to follow Lynn's directions for setting up shape files very carefully. In the NWS Shapes menu, they are Enabled, Opacity is 100%, and I have 6 .shp files checked (3 US and 3 Aus). In the folder where the shape files are located, I have a .dbf file corresponding to each of the .shp files. There are also .shx and .prj files in that folder, each appearing to correspond to a .shp file.
                                      >
                                      > This holds for both my Win7 and XP computers...probably the same "loose nut on the mouse" on both computers!
                                      >
                                      > Mark
                                      > KE6BB
                                      >
                                      > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                      > >
                                      > > Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                      > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                      > >
                                      > > Larry WT9M
                                      > >
                                      > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                      > > >
                                      > > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                      > > >
                                      > > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                      > > >
                                      > > > Any suggestions ?
                                      > > >
                                      > > > Larry WT9M
                                      > > >
                                      > > >
                                      > > >
                                      > > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                      > > > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                      > > > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                      > > > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                      > > > > probably want the Australian ones from
                                      > > > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                      > > > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                      > > > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                      > > > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                      > > > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                      > > > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                      > > > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                      > > > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                      > > > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                      > > > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                      > > > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                      > > > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                      > > > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                      > > > > running for me.
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                      > > > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                      > > > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                      > > > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                      > > > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                      > > > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                      > > > >
                                      > > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                      > > > >
                                      > > >
                                      > >
                                      >
                                    • larry
                                      It works ! I got the Australian shape files and now I can see them on the map. Thanks again Lynn
                                      Message 18 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                        It works ! I got the Australian shape files and now I can see them on the map.

                                        Thanks again Lynn

                                        --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
                                        >
                                        > Yes, you don't have any shapefiles configured containing those
                                        > zone/county IDs.
                                        >
                                        > Found QLC033 At 296 in
                                        > C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                                        > Found QLZ509 At 101 in
                                        > C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp
                                        > Found WXC157 At 449 in
                                        > C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                                        > Found WXZ020 At 12 in
                                        > C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp
                                        >
                                        > Seems like you need to go visit the Australian site and load up their
                                        > files...
                                        >
                                        > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                        >
                                        > larry wrote:
                                        > > Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                        > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                        > >
                                        > > Larry WT9M
                                        > >
                                        > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                        > >
                                        > >> I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                        > >>
                                        > >> My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                        > >>
                                        > >> Any suggestions ?
                                        > >>
                                        > >> Larry WT9M
                                        > >>
                                        > >>
                                        > >>
                                        > >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                        > >>
                                        > >>> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                        > >>> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                        > >>> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                        > >>> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                        > >>> probably want the Australian ones from
                                        > >>> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                        > >>> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                        > >>> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                        > >>> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                        > >>> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                        > >>> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                        > >>> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                        > >>> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                        > >>> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                        > >>> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                        > >>> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                        > >>> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                        > >>> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                        > >>> running for me.
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                        > >>> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                        > >>> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                        > >>> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                        > >>> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                        > >>> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                        > >>>
                                        > >>>
                                        >
                                      • g4ilo
                                        Did you revert to an earlier version during testing? That message is usually put there by a version that doesn t understand the XML tags. Julian, G4ILO
                                        Message 19 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                          Did you revert to an earlier version during testing? That message is usually put there by a version that doesn't understand the XML tags.

                                          Julian, G4ILO

                                          --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "n1naz" <n1naz-1@...> wrote:
                                          >
                                          > In the coarse of trouble shooting a port problem I'm having, I came across this at the very bottom of my aprsis32.xml file. This was also found in the aprsis32-safe.xml file.
                                          > Latest dev. release. Let me know of any other info needed. Did i mess up or is this a real problem. I don't know when this may have happened as it's been a while since I looked this far down into the .xml file.
                                          >
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>720</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>290</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>0.0156</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>960</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>727</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>4</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>2367</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>1000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>'O^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>!'<=>()*0CFOPRSUXY[\^abefgjkpsuv</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Alternate>>KOS^ksuv</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Alternate>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>_W</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Alternate>([*:<@BDEFGHIJTUW_efgptwy{</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Alternate>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>42.846344</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Longitude>-71.427577</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Longitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Latitude>0.000000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Latitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>0.000000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Zoom>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Zoom>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Scale>8.0000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Scale>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Orientation>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Orientation>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>N1NAZ</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>@...:14580</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>KISS</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>COM6:9600,N,8,1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>1200</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>RESET!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>^C^C^C~!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>WIDE2-2=WIDE2-1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>n1nz</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>8</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>2011-01-27T17:52:59</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>2011-01-27T19:39:29</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>24</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>371</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>2011/01/26 17:05</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>7</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>N1IVY-10</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>2011-01-16T06:33:15,:WEXM :EQNS.0,0.005:0,R,l.Oj5,3,0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>Transmit</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>
                                          > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                          > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>MSOFFWKYA</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>
                                          >
                                          > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                          > >
                                          > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                          > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                          > >
                                          > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                          > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                          > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                          > > probably want the Australian ones from
                                          > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                          > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                          > >
                                          > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                          > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                          > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                          > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                          > >
                                          > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                          > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                          > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                          > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                          > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                          > >
                                          > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                          > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                          > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                          > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                          > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                          > > running for me.
                                          > >
                                          > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                          > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                          > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                          > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                          > >
                                          > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                          > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                          > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                          > >
                                          > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                          > >
                                          >
                                        • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                                          Good to know! I m working on three things that will hopefully make it into the next release early this week. 1) Ability to individually disable shape files
                                          Message 20 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                            Good to know! I'm working on three things that will hopefully make it
                                            into the next release early this week.

                                            1) Ability to individually disable shape files from Configure / NWS
                                            Shapes. You'll actually be able to uncheck one. This will be
                                            especially useful if you want to pre-load the next version before it's
                                            due date and simply disable/enable the appropriate files when the
                                            effective date arrives.

                                            2) Configure / NWS Shapes / Test - Prompts for a zone, creates a test
                                            object calling out that zone, and opens it in a MultiTrack. Lets you
                                            light up areas of the map for a minute or so at which point the object
                                            disables itself until you close the MultiTrack at which point it disappears.

                                            3) Configure / NWS Shapes / ShowMe (or something like that) - Figures
                                            out what all shapes from the active shape files cover the current screen
                                            center location, creates test objects for each of them popping them each
                                            into their own MultiTrack window. The CWA for the discovered area will
                                            be included in the object's station info if known. This will be based
                                            on the min/max rectangle described by the shape, so it may bring up more
                                            than you're actually located within, but it's a start.

                                            I still need to work out a method of deleting shapefiles from the menu.
                                            I may decide to prompt when a shapefile is disabled if you'd like to
                                            simply disable it or remove it from the menu. Unless popular opinion
                                            thinks I should actually delete the files from the disk as well? That'd
                                            be all files with the same root name, not just the .shp. I'm not real
                                            comfortable deleting files that APRSISCE/32 didn't create, but I can be
                                            swayed.

                                            Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

                                            PS. Believe it or not, #1 is taking the longest time. I'm renovating
                                            the internals of my dynamically learned string support and how it
                                            saves/loads from the XML, so I might actually be breaking things in the
                                            next release. Now's a really good time for your Development users to
                                            make a safe copy of your .XML file. The *-Safe.xml mechanism won't
                                            protect you from the busts that might happen on the next update.

                                            larry wrote:
                                            > It works ! I got the Australian shape files and now I can see them on the map.
                                            >
                                            > Thanks again Lynn
                                            >
                                            > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
                                            >
                                            >> Yes, you don't have any shapefiles configured containing those
                                            >> zone/county IDs.
                                            >>
                                            >> Found QLC033 At 296 in
                                            >> C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                                            >> Found QLZ509 At 101 in
                                            >> C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp
                                            >> Found WXC157 At 449 in
                                            >> C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\c_aus20no08.shp
                                            >> Found WXZ020 At 12 in
                                            >> C:\cvstest\code\aprs\shapelib-1.3.0b2\AUS\z_aus28no08.shp
                                            >>
                                            >> Seems like you need to go visit the Australian site and load up their
                                            >> files...
                                            >>
                                            >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                            >>
                                            >> larry wrote:
                                            >>
                                            >>> Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                            >>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                            >>>
                                            >>> Larry WT9M
                                            >>>
                                            >>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                            >>>
                                            >>>
                                            >>>> I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>> My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>> Any suggestions ?
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>> Larry WT9M
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>>
                                            >>>>> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                            >>>>> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                            >>>>> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                            >>>>> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                            >>>>> probably want the Australian ones from
                                            >>>>> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                            >>>>> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                            >>>>> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                            >>>>> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                            >>>>> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                            >>>>> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                            >>>>> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                            >>>>> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                            >>>>> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                            >>>>> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                            >>>>> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                            >>>>> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                            >>>>> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                            >>>>> running for me.
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                            >>>>> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                            >>>>> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                            >>>>> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                            >>>>> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                            >>>>> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>>
                                            >>>>>
                                            >
                                            >
                                            >
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                                          • n1naz
                                            Ok maybe, I moved aprsis32 over to another box and that one did have an older version for a very sort time, until I updated it to latest Dev. But you would
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                                              Ok maybe, I moved aprsis32 over to another box and that one did have an older version for a very sort time, until I updated it to latest Dev. But you would have thought when I moved the folder over, from old box to new, the latest dev. release should have gone over with it. (and yes I did click on yes/replace in the duplicate file requester)

                                              --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "g4ilo" <julian.g4ilo@...> wrote:
                                              >
                                              > Did you revert to an earlier version during testing? That message is usually put there by a version that doesn't understand the XML tags.
                                              >
                                              > Julian, G4ILO
                                              >
                                              > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "n1naz" <n1naz-1@> wrote:
                                              > >
                                              > > In the coarse of trouble shooting a port problem I'm having, I came across this at the very bottom of my aprsis32.xml file. This was also found in the aprsis32-safe.xml file.
                                              > > Latest dev. release. Let me know of any other info needed. Did i mess up or is this a real problem. I don't know when this may have happened as it's been a while since I looked this far down into the .xml file.
                                              > >
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>720</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.width>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>290</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.height>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Orientation>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Percent>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Zoom>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>0.0156</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MultiTrack.Scale>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.x>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>207</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.y>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>960</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.width>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>727</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.WindowPlacement.height>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ConfirmOnClose>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Altitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Distance>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Pressure>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Rainfall>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Temperature>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Metric.Windspeed>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>50</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.VisibleLabelsMax>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Altitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Ambiguity>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMe>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Callsign.NotMine>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.ID>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Type>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.Container>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.GeoCache.DiffTerrain>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Beaconed>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Calculated>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.Averaged>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Speed.All>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.NWS.Labels>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomReverse>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMin>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>23</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ZoomMax>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>4</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.WheelDelta>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.ScrollInternals>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>2367</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateSeconds>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.DateTime>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Altitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Battery>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.GridSquare>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.LatLon>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Satellites>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Reckoning>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Tracks>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.Circle>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.RedDot>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairs>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>1000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Screen.CrossHairTime>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Primary>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Custom.Alternate>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>'O^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Primary>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>^</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Flight.Alternate>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>!'<=>()*0CFOPRSUXY[\^abefgjkpsuv</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Primary>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Alternate>>KOS^ksuv</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Mobile.Alternate>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>_W</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Primary>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Alternate>([*:<@BDEFGHIJTUW_efgptwy{</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.View.Weather.Alternate>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>42.846344</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Latitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Longitude>-71.427577</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Center.Longitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Latitude>0.000000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Latitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>0.000000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Longitude>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Zoom>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Zoom>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Scale>8.0000</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Scale>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Orientation>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Preferred.Orientation>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>N1NAZ</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Call>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Center>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Tracking.Locked>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>@...:14580</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSISPort>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.XmitEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.RFtoISEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.IStoRFEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BeaconingEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.MessagesEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.APRSIS.TelemetryEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.GPSPort>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>KISS</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Protocol>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>COM6:9600,N,8,1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Device>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>1200</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RfBaud>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>RESET!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.OpenCmd>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>^C^C^C~!!0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.CloseCmd>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.QuietTime>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.Enabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.XmitEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.RFtoISEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.IStoRFEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MyCallNot3rd>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconingEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BeaconPath>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.BulletinObjectEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagesEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.MessagePath>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryEnabled>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath></NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.RFPort.TelemetryPath>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>WIDE2-2=WIDE2-1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.DigiXform>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>n1nz</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Comment>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>8</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.Interval>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.KeepAlive>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ViaCQSRVR>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.QuietMonitor>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.ISOnly>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.IfPresent>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>2011-01-27T17:52:59</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.CQGroup.LastTransmit>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Version>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>2011-01-27T19:39:29</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Defined>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>24</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.DefHours>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Interval>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>15</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.MinTime>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>371</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Telemetry.Index>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.AutoCheck>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>1</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.Development>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>2</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.CheckInterval>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastCheck>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>2011/01/26 17:05</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastSeen>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>7</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.ReminderInterval>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>2011-01-26T22:50:14</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.Update.LastReminder>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>N1IVY-10</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MessageCall>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>2011-01-16T06:33:15,:WEXM :EQNS.0,0.005:0,R,l.Oj5,3,0</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TelemetryDefinition>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>Transmit</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.TraceLogAlways>
                                              > > <!-- USUPPORTED XML Tag Follows-->
                                              > > <NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>MSOFFWKYA</NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.NWS.ShapeFile.MaxWidthStationID>
                                              > >
                                              > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                              > > >
                                              > > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                              > > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                              > > >
                                              > > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                              > > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                              > > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                              > > > probably want the Australian ones from
                                              > > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                              > > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                              > > >
                                              > > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                              > > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                              > > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                              > > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                              > > >
                                              > > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                              > > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                              > > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                              > > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                              > > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                              > > >
                                              > > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                              > > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                              > > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                              > > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                              > > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                              > > > running for me.
                                              > > >
                                              > > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                              > > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                              > > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                              > > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                              > > >
                                              > > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                              > > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                              > > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                              > > >
                                              > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                              > > >
                                              > >
                                              >
                                            • KE6BB
                                              ... I don t get that option. No Shape Files Log. No wonder I couldn t find it. Not sure what is wrong. It seems to find the shape files OK, but doesn t do
                                              Message 22 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                                --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                                                >
                                                > Mark,
                                                > Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files
                                                >

                                                I don't get that option. No Shape Files Log. No wonder I couldn't find it. Not sure what is wrong. It seems to find the shape files OK, but doesn't do anything. Here is all of the NWS stuff (that is a technical term) in the xml file:

                                                <NWS.Messages>0</NWS.Messages>
                                                <NWS.Notify>1</NWS.Notify>
                                                <NWS.MultiTrack>0</NWS.MultiTrack>
                                                <NWS.Office>*</NWS.Office>
                                                <NWS.Opacity>10</NWS.Opacity>
                                                <NWS.ShapesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapesEnabled>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\c_15jl09.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\c_aus20no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\mz01jn10.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\mz_aus28no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\z_01de10.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\z_aus28no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>

                                                It does see my shape files in the configuration menu, but no shape files log seems to exist. Log files APRSIS3200 thru APRSIS3209 are written to the program directory. This afternoon, I will try deleting everything in my shapefile folder, all the NWS stuff (I love technical talk!) in the xml file, and start over.

                                                Since I am the only one who can't seem to get shape files to work, it is probably isn't a problem with APRSIS32; however, if I can mess things up, someone else can probably do it, too.

                                                Mark
                                                KE6BB


                                                >
                                                > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@> wrote:
                                                > >
                                                > > Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                                >
                                              • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                                                Check under Enables / View Logs / ShapeFile. Once that window opens, click Enable on the menu bar. If it s not an option, that s because nothing has tried to
                                                Message 23 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                                  Check under Enables / View Logs / ShapeFile. Once that window opens,
                                                  click Enable on the menu bar. If it's not an option, that's because
                                                  nothing has tried to access a shapefile in the current runtime session.

                                                  Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

                                                  KE6BB wrote:
                                                  > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                                                  >
                                                  >> Mark,
                                                  >> Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files
                                                  >>
                                                  >>
                                                  >
                                                  > I don't get that option. No Shape Files Log. No wonder I couldn't find it. Not sure what is wrong. It seems to find the shape files OK, but doesn't do anything. Here is all of the NWS stuff (that is a technical term) in the xml file:
                                                  >
                                                  > <NWS.Messages>0</NWS.Messages>
                                                  > <NWS.Notify>1</NWS.Notify>
                                                  > <NWS.MultiTrack>0</NWS.MultiTrack>
                                                  > <NWS.Office>*</NWS.Office>
                                                  > <NWS.Opacity>10</NWS.Opacity>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapesEnabled>1</NWS.ShapesEnabled>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\c_15jl09.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\c_aus20no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\mz01jn10.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\mz_aus28no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\z_01de10.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  > <NWS.ShapeFile>C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amateur Radio\APRS\ShapeFiles\z_aus28no08.shp</NWS.ShapeFile>
                                                  >
                                                  > It does see my shape files in the configuration menu, but no shape files log seems to exist. Log files APRSIS3200 thru APRSIS3209 are written to the program directory. This afternoon, I will try deleting everything in my shapefile folder, all the NWS stuff (I love technical talk!) in the xml file, and start over.
                                                  >
                                                  > Since I am the only one who can't seem to get shape files to work, it is probably isn't a problem with APRSIS32; however, if I can mess things up, someone else can probably do it, too.
                                                  >
                                                  > Mark
                                                  > KE6BB
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@> wrote:
                                                  >>
                                                  >>> Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                                  >>>
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                                                  >
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                                                • KE6BB
                                                  SUCCESS: On the Win 7 machine (KE6BB-8), I deleted the NWS entries in the xml file, deleted all of the shape files in my shapes folder, and then re-unzipped
                                                  Message 24 of 29 , Jan 30, 2011
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                                                    SUCCESS:

                                                    On the Win 7 machine (KE6BB-8), I deleted the NWS entries in the xml file, deleted all of the shape files in my shapes folder, and then re-unzipped the shape files again. When I restarted APRSIS32, I pointed it to the new shape files. All is fine now. It looks like Australia is getting stained with brown stains!

                                                    Not sure what happened the first time. I still have the same problem on the XP machine upstairs (KE6BB) since I copied the unzipped files from the Win 7 machine to the XP machine. I will check the files out before I redo that machine to see if that appears to be the problem.

                                                    Sorry about the false alarm. That nut on the mouse just gets looser and looser every day!

                                                    Mark
                                                    KE6BB

                                                    --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@...> wrote:
                                                    >
                                                    > Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                                    >
                                                  • vk2asy
                                                    I have latest development version, I can t see Shape files as an option in enables/View Logs! I am still trying to wrap my brain around what I see, and would
                                                    Message 25 of 29 , Jan 31, 2011
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                                                      I have latest development version, I can't see Shape files as an option in enables/View Logs!

                                                      I am still trying to wrap my brain around what I see, and would love log file!

                                                      I will keep an eye out if I am looking in the wrong place..

                                                      Kim
                                                      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                                                      >
                                                      > Mark,
                                                      > Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files
                                                      >
                                                      > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@> wrote:
                                                      > >
                                                      > > Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                                      > >
                                                      > > I attempted to follow Lynn's directions for setting up shape files very carefully. In the NWS Shapes menu, they are Enabled, Opacity is 100%, and I have 6 .shp files checked (3 US and 3 Aus). In the folder where the shape files are located, I have a .dbf file corresponding to each of the .shp files. There are also .shx and .prj files in that folder, each appearing to correspond to a .shp file.
                                                      > >
                                                      > > This holds for both my Win7 and XP computers...probably the same "loose nut on the mouse" on both computers!
                                                      > >
                                                      > > Mark
                                                      > > KE6BB
                                                      > >
                                                      > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                                      > > >
                                                      > > > Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                                      > > > WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                                      > > >
                                                      > > > Larry WT9M
                                                      > > >
                                                      > > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > > I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > > My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > > Any suggestions ?
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > > Larry WT9M
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > > > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                                      > > > > > do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                                      > > > > > http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                                      > > > > > pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                                      > > > > > probably want the Australian ones from
                                                      > > > > > http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                                      > > > > > unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                                      > > > > > it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                                      > > > > > revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                                      > > > > > whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                                      > > > > > that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                                      > > > > > needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                                      > > > > > should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                                      > > > > > selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                                      > > > > > happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                                      > > > > > weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                                      > > > > > pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                                      > > > > > have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                                      > > > > > running for me.
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                                      > > > > > Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                                      > > > > > 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                                      > > > > > me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                                      > > > > > see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                                      > > > > > map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                                      > > > > >
                                                      > > > >
                                                      > > >
                                                      > >
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                                                    • Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)
                                                      If there s no ShapeFile under Enables / View Logs then you have not yet received any activity that triggered any shapefile access. The development version
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                                                        If there's no ShapeFile under Enables / View Logs then you have not yet
                                                        received any activity that triggered any shapefile access. The
                                                        development version that I'm hoping to get out today or tomorrow has
                                                        some features that will allow you to test your shapefile access without
                                                        waiting for weather alerts to come in over APRS.

                                                        Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

                                                        PS. Trace logs are brought into existence the first time any attempt is
                                                        made by the program to log to that name. So, no logs, no name. No
                                                        name, no entry in the various menus.


                                                        vk2asy wrote:
                                                        > I have latest development version, I can't see Shape files as an option in enables/View Logs!
                                                        >
                                                        > I am still trying to wrap my brain around what I see, and would love log file!
                                                        >
                                                        > I will keep an eye out if I am looking in the wrong place..
                                                        >
                                                        > Kim
                                                        > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@...> wrote:
                                                        >
                                                        >> Mark,
                                                        >> Look under Enables/View Logs/ Shape Files
                                                        >>
                                                        >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@> wrote:
                                                        >>
                                                        >>> Which log is this taken from? I am not seeing any shape files, Aus or US, although I do see the Aus fire and flood warning objects almost all the time. I have looked through the log files but have not seen shape activity listed, either "Failed" or "Found", but I may have missed it.
                                                        >>>
                                                        >>> I attempted to follow Lynn's directions for setting up shape files very carefully. In the NWS Shapes menu, they are Enabled, Opacity is 100%, and I have 6 .shp files checked (3 US and 3 Aus). In the folder where the shape files are located, I have a .dbf file corresponding to each of the .shp files. There are also .shx and .prj files in that folder, each appearing to correspond to a .shp file.
                                                        >>>
                                                        >>> This holds for both my Win7 and XP computers...probably the same "loose nut on the mouse" on both computers!
                                                        >>>
                                                        >>> Mark
                                                        >>> KE6BB
                                                        >>>
                                                        >>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                                        >>>
                                                        >>>> Does this log indicate something that tells why I don't see NWS areas?
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.166 Failed To Make Object(QLC033)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:11.677 Failed To Make Object(QLZ509)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.218 Failed To Make Object(WXC157)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:12.518 Failed To Make Object(WXZ020)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.169 Failed To Make Object(WXC103)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:13.880 Failed To Make Object(WXC040)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:14.911 Failed To Make Object(WXC110)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.933 Failed To Make Object(WXC183)
                                                        >>>> WinMain:2011-01-28T22:00:15.983 Failed To Make Object(WXC184)
                                                        >>>>
                                                        >>>> Larry WT9M
                                                        >>>>
                                                        >>>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "larry" <wt9m@> wrote:
                                                        >>>>
                                                        >>>>> I updated the shape files in my UI-View folder and then set the APRSIS32 to see the .shp files from that folder. But I am not seeing any NWS areas in the USA on the map.
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>> My settings for the filter are m/450 t/nm -P/CW and the server settings are rotate.aprs2.net 14580 and using newest development version of APRSIS32
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>> Any suggestions ?
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>> Larry WT9M
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@> wrote:
                                                        >>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> Ok, so now the cat is out of the proverbial bag, so what can I actually
                                                        >>>>>> do with ShapeFiles and what should I see?
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> First, you need to follow the instructions at WA8LMF's excellent page at
                                                        >>>>>> http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/get_nws_shapefiles.htm. He has links to the
                                                        >>>>>> pages with the .ZIP files for the US NWS ShapeFiles, but you'll also
                                                        >>>>>> probably want the Australian ones from
                                                        >>>>>> http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/shapefiles.html. Download the .ZIP fies and
                                                        >>>>>> unzip them all into a single new directory where ever you want to put it.
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> Once that is done, you need to tell APRSISCE/32 which file(s) you want
                                                        >>>>>> it to use. Be careful with the US NWS ones as they've got pending
                                                        >>>>>> revisions on two of them that aren't actually valid yet. Pick the ones
                                                        >>>>>> whose date has past, not the ones whose date is in the future.
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> Use Configure / Shapefiles / Add File and pick each of the .SHP files
                                                        >>>>>> that came out of the .ZIPs. The corresponding, same-named .DBF file
                                                        >>>>>> needs to be in the same directory for this all to work. I know, maybe I
                                                        >>>>>> should make it loop on adding files until you press cancel the file
                                                        >>>>>> selection dialog....Thoughts and input welcome.
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> After that, you wait....and wait...and wait...for bad weather to
                                                        >>>>>> happen. Or just Configure / NWS / New Office... and add * to get
                                                        >>>>>> weather for the whole world (ok, at least as much of the world as is
                                                        >>>>>> pushing weather alerts into APRS-IS). Within 15-30 minutes you should
                                                        >>>>>> have stuff popping up in Australia. They've consistently had alerts
                                                        >>>>>> running for me.
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> If you want to see useless "callsigns", check Screen / Labels / NWS
                                                        >>>>>> Calls. These labels are a concatenation of the 3 character Seq and the
                                                        >>>>>> 6 character county/zone of any given alert. Quite useless if you ask
                                                        >>>>>> me, which is why they're suppressed by default.
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> Ok, with that all done, you should be able to pan and zoom around and
                                                        >>>>>> see just how closely the shapefile boundaries match the underlying OSM
                                                        >>>>>> map tiles. Freaky if you ask me!
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
                                                        >>>>>>
                                                        >>>>>>
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                                                      • KE6BB
                                                        Kim, I did a couple of things, but unfortunately, since I did them at the same time, I don t know which one really fixed the problem. Here is what I did: 1.
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                                                          Kim,

                                                          I did a couple of things, but unfortunately, since I did them at the same time, I don't know which one really fixed the problem. Here is what I did:

                                                          1. With APRSIS32 NOT running, edit the XML file to remove ALL NWS entries, and save the file.
                                                          2. Move your Shape Files to a location so that the path to the file is 70 characters or less from (and including) the C:/ through (and including) the shape file name. I don't know if this fixes anything, but that is what I did.
                                                          3. Start APRSIS32. At this point, there should not be an NWS filter nor any shape files showing in the Configure>NWS or Configure>NWS Shapes menus.
                                                          4. Following Lynn's instructions, select each of the shape file names in the Configure>NWS Shapes menu by clicking the file name and clicking OPEN. It is real easy now that he made that a sticky menu. When the last one has been selected and "Opened", select CANCEL to close that dialog box. For testing, I suggest using the Australian Shape files because there are MANY more of them in a day than US shapes. Ok, now I see that you have a VK call, so you are probably primarily interested in the Australian Shapes.
                                                          5. Now go to the Configure>NWS>New Office and put a "*" in there to enable ALL offices for testing.
                                                          6. Center your map on Australia, zoom out so you can see the entire country, and wait 10 or 20 minutes. You should start to see brown smudges around some of the weather warning objects...especially thunderstorms. Right now, only some of the fires have shapes associated with them.

                                                          OK, so that is 6 things!

                                                          Hope that works for you. I don't really know if doing things in the order noted above (selecting shapes before entering the "Office" name) is the important thing, OR if the length of path to the shape files is the important thing. I just haven't had the time to sort that out. I have done this now on 2 machines (XP and Win 7) and it only seems to work if I follow those steps.

                                                          Unfortunately, I still have to work for a living, so I only get a short bit of time in the evening and then it is off to bed so I can get up in the morning and go back to work. Hopefully someone will have some time to confirm or debunk the steps above. I plan to spend time on it this weekend, though. If Lynn gets a release out with a test feature, that should help troubleshoot the problems.

                                                          Good luck.

                                                          Mark
                                                          KE6BB

                                                          --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "vk2asy" <vk2asy@...> wrote:
                                                          >
                                                          > I have latest development version, I can't see Shape files as an option in enables/View Logs!
                                                          >
                                                          > I am still trying to wrap my brain around what I see, and would love log file!
                                                          >
                                                          > I will keep an eye out if I am looking in the wrong place..
                                                          >
                                                          > Kim
                                                          >
                                                        • KE6BB
                                                          ... Ok, NONE of the fires now have shapes associated with them. MOST of the floods do. It is late. Mark KE6BB
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                                                            Re:
                                                            >You should start to see brown smudges around some of the weather >warning objects...especially thunderstorms. Right now, only some of >the fires have shapes associated with them.

                                                            Ok, NONE of the fires now have shapes associated with them. MOST of the floods do.

                                                            It is late.

                                                            Mark
                                                            KE6BB
                                                          • vk2asy
                                                            Thanks for the explanation Mark, I like you only get brief opportunities to check things out.. I will check you process and see what I find.. Kim
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                                                              Thanks for the explanation Mark, I like you only get brief opportunities to check things out.. I will check you process and see what I find.. Kim
                                                              --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "KE6BB" <rv6amark@...> wrote:
                                                              >
                                                              > Kim,
                                                              >
                                                              > I did a couple of things, but unfortunately, since I did them at the same time, I don't know which one really fixed the problem. Here is what I did:
                                                              >
                                                              > 1. With APRSIS32 NOT running, edit the XML file to remove ALL NWS entries, and save the file.
                                                              > 2. Move your Shape Files to a location so that the path to the file is 70 characters or less from (and including) the C:/ through (and including) the shape file name. I don't know if this fixes anything, but that is what I did.
                                                              > 3. Start APRSIS32. At this point, there should not be an NWS filter nor any shape files showing in the Configure>NWS or Configure>NWS Shapes menus.
                                                              > 4. Following Lynn's instructions, select each of the shape file names in the Configure>NWS Shapes menu by clicking the file name and clicking OPEN. It is real easy now that he made that a sticky menu. When the last one has been selected and "Opened", select CANCEL to close that dialog box. For testing, I suggest using the Australian Shape files because there are MANY more of them in a day than US shapes. Ok, now I see that you have a VK call, so you are probably primarily interested in the Australian Shapes.
                                                              > 5. Now go to the Configure>NWS>New Office and put a "*" in there to enable ALL offices for testing.
                                                              > 6. Center your map on Australia, zoom out so you can see the entire country, and wait 10 or 20 minutes. You should start to see brown smudges around some of the weather warning objects...especially thunderstorms. Right now, only some of the fires have shapes associated with them.
                                                              >
                                                              > OK, so that is 6 things!
                                                              >
                                                              > Hope that works for you. I don't really know if doing things in the order noted above (selecting shapes before entering the "Office" name) is the important thing, OR if the length of path to the shape files is the important thing. I just haven't had the time to sort that out. I have done this now on 2 machines (XP and Win 7) and it only seems to work if I follow those steps.
                                                              >
                                                              > Unfortunately, I still have to work for a living, so I only get a short bit of time in the evening and then it is off to bed so I can get up in the morning and go back to work. Hopefully someone will have some time to confirm or debunk the steps above. I plan to spend time on it this weekend, though. If Lynn gets a release out with a test feature, that should help troubleshoot the problems.
                                                              >
                                                              > Good luck.
                                                              >
                                                              > Mark
                                                              > KE6BB
                                                              >
                                                              > --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "vk2asy" <vk2asy@> wrote:
                                                              > >
                                                              > > I have latest development version, I can't see Shape files as an option in enables/View Logs!
                                                              > >
                                                              > > I am still trying to wrap my brain around what I see, and would love log file!
                                                              > >
                                                              > > I will keep an eye out if I am looking in the wrong place..
                                                              > >
                                                              > > Kim
                                                              > >
                                                              >
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