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Re: APRSISCE/32 short presentation?

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  • vk1nut
    Thanks heaps for the input. That is probably the best way. Glenn
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 28, 2011
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      Thanks heaps for the input.
      That is probably the best way.

      Glenn



      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, Colin Catlin <colin2e0xsd@...> wrote:
      >
      > I did almaost exactly what Rob did.
      >
      > Just fired up APRSIS32 on our Clubs Netbook and ran through the various
      > menus/dropdowns taking questions as I went. Including a live APRS Chat
      > with Lynn.
      >
      > That was sometime ago, not sure I could confidently do the same now with
      > the latest Development version, Lynn has added so much new stuff so
      > quickly I haven't been able to keep up.
      >
      > If I were to try the same now I would have to prepare a bit of a route
      > through the menus/dropdowns and have a bit of a script prepared but
      > still would do it that way rather than try anything on Powerpoint.
      >
      >
      > 73,
      > Colin.
      >
      > On 28/02/2011 17:11, Rob Giuliano wrote:
      > > The last couple presentation I did for APRS did not even use
      > > powerpoint. I literally connected my laptop to a projector and did a
      > > setup of APRSIS32 on it.
      > > 1. Copied the file (in my case from a thumb drive to a usable
      > > location on teh hard drive
      > > 2. Ran the EXE file and stepped through setup
      > > a) Client Config window
      > > Callsign
      > > left password at -1, but explained it
      > > Set Quiet to 0 (zero)
      > > Left everything else at defaults until later
      > > Skipped Genius and NMEA until later
      > > b) Moved map to location and zoomed for detail
      > > > Menu <Transmit> to set location
      > > c) Let some data come through and then explain what is it is
      > > With current weather conditions, this could get rather
      > > interesting!
      > > > stations
      > > > objects
      > > > any other info and symbols
      > > d) Then I went back to explain filtering
      > > Provided a handout of filtering page from the WEB
      > > http://www.aprs-is.net/javAPRSFilter.aspx:
      > > e) after that, I started to cover allowing it to transmit
      > > > first APRSIS password
      > > > Then TNC configuration
      > > I had my car sending data and a MicroTrak8000 stuck in a window to
      > > ensure I'd see at least 1 station with a minimal setup in a conference
      > > room. Luckily we had a window to set the Microtrack near.
      > > f) Beyond that, I gave info on the user group and WIKI (in the
      > > handout)
      > > 3. That pretty much covered the 30 minute talk I gave, but I did
      > > discuss a bit about trackers vs APRS stations. This was somewhat
      > > discussed as stations came in.
      > > Almost everyone there commented about how much better it was to see a
      > > setup from scratch and watch it "pull in station" rather than see
      > > slides and not necessarily have access.
      > >
      > > Robert Giuliano
      > > KB8RCO
      > >
      > > ---------------------------------------------
      > >
      > > The difference between CW and other digital
      > > modes comes down to 2 characters:
      > > ASCII Character 32 (hex 20) a defined space
      > > ASCII Character 12 (hex 0C) a carriage return (line designation)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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