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I posted this to the Yahoo group and have had a couple people respond with various suggestions to no avail. Just can't get it to work correctly. I installed UI-View and have no issues other than its mapping sucks which I don't care about. At lease its functional as a fill in for areas out of range near me. Bye, bye, APRSIS32!

It wasn't nice while it lasted.

Re: Digipeating by Bob JunkeBob Junke, 16 Oct 2017 12:45

I must be doing something wrong with the configuration but I simply can't find any answers in the documentation.

So, I am running APRSIS32 on Win10 connected to a KPC3 (not KPC3+). After researching I found a reference in the documentation saying to add "<DigiXform>WIDE1-1=WIDE1*</DigiXform>" to the APRSIS32.xml file. My system's call sign is W7REJ located just south of Tucson, AZ.

I did that and restarted APRSIS32. To test the setup I am running an Android with APRSDroid connected by the BTECH APRS cable to a Baofeng radio. This setup is identified by W7REJ-9.

APRSIS32 is digipeating from my Baofeng as evidenced by the 'W7REJ-9@" in the scroller. I can also see that my system is digipeating other stations. So here's the problem. I don't see my APRS digi on nor do I see my W7REJ-9 system. Also, I am not seeing any other stations displayed on my Android's APRSDroid. Now if I enable the APRS-IS (internet) port, my Droid gets sent over that port and shows up on APRS.FI as well as the digipeater. But I do not want that port enabled when this is running correctly. The desire is for this to provide fill in coverage further south away from Tucson where the other digis live.

I can't find anything in the documentation that gives a complete description on how to set this up. Can someone point me to something that will help me correct this, or can someone that is running the same kind of setup send me a copy of their settings (APRSIS32.xml) that I could use to fix mine? Thanks.

Bob, W7REJ

Digipeating by Bob JunkeBob Junke, 15 Oct 2017 02:38

I suspect you have Configure / Beacon / After Transmit checked. This option is designed for users that have no GPS, but yet are mobile (for instance, on a trip checking into different hotels). If this is checked, APRSISCE/32 will not transmit the saved "stale" location until the operator has had a chance to re-center the map on the current location and then manually hit Transmit moving ME to the new screen center.

If you do not have Configure / Beacon / After Transmit checked, please repost and I'll noodle for another possible cause.


I have been surfing around here in the forum to find something about a problem I am not aware of what can be the reason.!
What happen is - the APRS-IS software will not transmit when it starts after an 'exit' of the software or after a 'reboot' om my computer.!
I have copied the shortcut to the software into the Windows Startup folder, so the software starts together with Windows startup.

(The APRS-IS starts in 'Suspended Mode' and the transmit need to be done 'manually' every time after starting up the software - to confirm the location.)

Are there any settings to fix this problem.??

This queston have already been up here in the forum - from KE5UUO,
but no answers to that post.!

I would like to know if someone can give me a clue of sulution for this..!!

I'm using that same set up running an igate from work. I setup a port to talk to the PK232 via AGW Packet engine. all working within 10 minutes.
I cant post a link because I'm a new user. but just google AGW packet engine. Dave

Re: APRSIS32 and PK232MBX ???? by G0OFCG0OFC, 05 Jul 2017 16:18

Ok will do and thank you.

Re: Map tiles by kf5jmjkf5jmj, 07 Jun 2017 06:31

Just disable map purging on your tile set and you should be good.

To prevent trying to access the Internet for new tiles, unceck Enables / Internet Access. Note that this will also kill the APRS-IS connection.

Re: Map tiles by Lynn (D)Lynn (D), 06 Jun 2017 16:46

My bad I am running aprsis32

Re: Map tiles by kf5jmjkf5jmj, 06 Jun 2017 09:56

Thanks for the reply. Yes I am running aprsisce/32 on my computer and no it is not a different computer. the motorola mw800 has all the map tiles on it with aprsisce/32 running on it. It also has direwolf and all the software to control the radios for packet. If any other software needs to be loaded that is not a problem I can do that easily. Its just that I need to be able to point aprsisce to the directory that has the osm map tiles and not have it try to connect to osm server.

Re: Map tiles by kf5jmjkf5jmj, 06 Jun 2017 09:54

This is actually a better question to ask in the APRSISCE Yahoo group, at least I assume that you're planning to run APRSISCE/32 on the computer?

Is "my computer" which already has downloaded tiles different than the "motorola mw800 computer" in the truck?

If you repost this question to the APRSISCE Yahoo group with those clarifications, I'm sure we can get you going in the proper direction.

Re: Map tiles by Lynn (D)Lynn (D), 05 Jun 2017 21:28

Hi I know this is an old post but this is the only one that i have found that is close to what I need info on. I am running a tm-d710 with a placer 455 gps tied into to a motorola mw800 computer in my truck. Is it possible to use the map tiles that I have allready downloaded from osm on my computer. I travel to remote ares that do not have internet connections even byway of cell phone so the ability to use maps offline stored on the computer would be of great help to me. I use sartrak but that dose not work for mobile operations it is intended for fixed position operation and that is fine for the base location. But for the people in the field we we need to have the ability see the station close to us. We do not need to know all the aprs traffic within 100 miles just the ones that are close to us in the field.

Re: Map tiles by kf5jmjkf5jmj, 05 Jun 2017 20:32

To use the PK232 with APRSISCE/32, you'll need to get it into KISS mode and lock it there across power cycles. You can tell the TNC is in KISS mode if you monitor it with a terminal emulator when packets are received and decoded. The headers of those packets will be unreadable, but the APRS payloads will be understandable.

You may get more assistance if you post a question to the APRSISCE Yahoo group as there are probably other users there that have PK232 devices.

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

I have a couple of the old AEA PK-232MBX TNC here that I am trying to put into use as an APRS iGate using the APRSIS32 software.

I have the APRSIS32 all set up and working fine, on the internet side, and I created the port and get a response that the TNC connection is good, however, no activity or signal comes from the radio and the radio never transmits, so there is no communication through the TNC to and from the radio.

The TNC Radio is good. I can hook up same Computer TNC and RADIO and use WINAPRS software and radio works fine however no igate connection. So I know the radio, TNC, and Computer are all communicating.

I believe the difference involves the WINAPRS software uses the AEA PK-232MBX commands, where the APRSIS32 wants the TNC to be in KISS mode. I have read the manual, and the command for putting the AEA PK-232MBX into KISS mode is KISS on or KISS $01. I use the PK Terminal software and access command mode, and other commands go in fine and return to the CMD: prompt, but when I use either of the KISS commands and hit return the screen advances to the next line and nothing ever happens. If I kill the process and exit the TNC has to be reset it no longer communicates with the PC. I have tried this with both of the AEA PK-232MBX that I have with same results They are sporting EPROM version 12/1/1993 $99

Any ideas, suggestions, recommendations, etc. would be greatly appreciated! I would really like to utilize these TNC's

73 de AB4WS,

APRSIS32 and PK232MBX ???? by AB4WSAB4WS, 12 May 2017 23:32

I'm starting to play around APRSIS32 that I want to use during my next passage in sailing boat from the Mediterranean to the Caribbeans with one of the SCS Modems for RPR. The configuration of the program end up with a xml configuration file. Reading some RPR manuals I also saw some scripts to add to that xml configuration file, in particular to operate with the different SCS modems: PTCII, tracker or P4Dragon, but also to interpose between the APRSIS32 and the modem the AGWPE program. I'm a programmer myself, and I would like to understand, then my question is: where come from the language used in those scripts?
In other words: how can I interpret those instructions?

Re: Config - xml file language by gmengagmenga, 15 Mar 2017 23:37

Would be great to have a source of local area news on the display disassociated with APRS function so that those monitoring via APRSIS32 can place OBJECTS on the map as information comes in example; Major accident blocking Motorway, Radiological incident etc etc…

Local News Feeds RSS by Oliver CohenOliver Cohen, 12 Mar 2017 08:36

I have APRSIS32 installed on a miniTablet running Win10(64) for Mobile use with my Yaesu FTM-400XDR dual-band radio. The minTablet has 2GB RAM and a 32GB SSD, with about 1/2 of the SSD used by OS and Apps (it is dedicated to mobile, so I'll add just the essentials).

Can I install and run the APRSIS32 app from a 128GB microSD card in the miniTablet? Presumably that just means dragging the Folder over to the microSD card, or would I have to delete and reconfigure? Or, if that's not advised, can I just store pre-fetched map tiles on the microSD card?

Thanks, 73s, BRET/N4SRN

Yay! The latest development release has bright or dim as a map fading option! That is much better for night time viewing! Thanks!

Anyone else interested in this feature, search the development version on this site. I'd post the link, but I'm apparently too new of a user to make links yet.

Check one of the Screen / Labels / Speed options.

Beaconed = Only shows if the station is beaconing
Calculated = Calculates delta distances over delta time - Can swing wildly
Average = As Calculated, but over a longer time period - smoother
All - Shows all available speeds - Good to assist you in selecting which makes the most sense to you

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

When I switch to multi-track view, I'd love to see the last reported speed of the person I'm following. Similar to how I see me own speed when I'm following myself.

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