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Re: [tracker2] Re: OT USB Telemetry

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  • Scott Miller
    I wrote up a sheet about it some time back. If I can figure out where I put it, I ll post it to the wiki. Scott
    Message 1 of 20 , Feb 8, 2013
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      I wrote up a sheet about it some time back. If I can figure out where I
      put it, I'll post it to the wiki.

      Scott


      On 2/7/2013 10:32 PM, James Ewen wrote:
      > On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Scott Miller scott@...
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>> wrote:
      >
      > > My proposed format is variable-length, more efficient, and lets you
      > > specify profiles for metadata - either a standard pre-defined profile
      > > (e.g., T3 profile with 1 temperature, 1 count, and 5 voltage readings)
      > > or a profile you'd create yourself on the site. Because from what I've
      > > seen, most folks don't need equations and labels on the air, they just
      > > want the data presented nicely online.
      >
      > The base-91 has the variable length concept...
      >
      > The metadata sounds like the existing parameter definitions just with
      > a different coat of paint. Sounds like you are advocating defining the
      > metadata directly on aprs.fi via the web interface. You define the
      > metadata currently via APRS with a few APRS messages sent to the
      > specific callsign. Do that once every few years to keep aprs.fi up to
      > date and you're there.
      >
      > I'm game to hear different though... what about defining it on the
      > wiki where it can be discussed and documented rather than just in an
      > email? It's kind of out of the scope of what the reflector is about.
      >
      > --
      > James
      > VE6SRV
      >
      >
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