[pskmail] Re: GPS integration?

  • From: Per Crusefalk <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 05:33:52 +0100

Hi Mike,

Its very easy to get gps data automatically into the pskmail client.
All you have to do is to connect the gps and make sure gpsd is up and
running, then start pskmail. Thats it.

73 de Per, sm0rwo

sön 2008-11-09 klockan 18:32 -0800 skrev kd7tkq@xxxxxxxxx:
> Is there a way to get data grom a GPS automatically into pskmail? Or myst 
> lat/lon be entered manually for location reporting?
> I ask because of the nice photo of the eeePC on the wiki, showing the APRS 
> screen with no only the lat/lon displayed, but also the heading and speed. 
> How was this accomplished? I would love to see GPS integration some time in 
> the future - if not totally automatically, at least a simple way to click a 
> button to fetch the data from a connected GPS receiver.
>  - Mike
> You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail 
> in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? 
> And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive 
> them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.  --Albert Einstein, 
> describing radio.

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