If there there is anyone interested or uses this system I have recieved the following information below.
73 Graham G4JZF
A new APRS tracking facility.
In the past when I have mentioned that I would be out and about,
and suggested that if anyone wanted to check my location, they could
use a website called FINDU.COM to see my position on a map.
A new site has appeared which now tracks in nearly real time.
So anyone in the group who uses APRS when /M or /P can be seen
on a rolling map.
http://aprs.fi is the website.
Go there, log in with your callsign, or something else if you want,
see whats on the map and then there is another box that asks you
which callsign you want to track. Mobiles will usualy be indicated as
a car or truck or something else with wheels on, and have a number
like -7, -9 or -12 after the callsign.
I’m not sure how many WAB members use APRS, but what a great
tool to have available.
In the past, when I was out and about in the truck, I needed to set up
a cmptr, radio, TNC etc etc, and leave it running so that Carol could
monitor my journey. No need for all that equipment with this new website.