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SOTA Audio alert?

Hi all
In the dim recesses of my mind I seem to remember someone came up with an audio alert for when a new spot was placed on Sotawatch. I can’t find it however. Am I imagining it? If not can someone point me in the right direction please?
Cheers
Q GW3BV

In reply to GW3BV:
Hi Quentin

Was it this one?

http://www.markwell.btinternet.co.uk/webmon/

73 Marc G0AZS

In reply to GW3BV:
or this one? :-

http://www.sota-france.fr/telechargement-1.html

Roger G4OWG

Accessing this page on my laptop brings up a SECURITY WARNING on this French site
Apparently it contains a web page exploit

In reply to G4OWG:

In reply to GW3BV:
or this one? :-

http://www.sota-france.fr/telechargement-1.html

Roger G4OWG

Thanks for the replies and yes I was actually thinking of both of them!
Webmon doesn’t want to install, Windows 7 compatibility issues perhaps?
The F5NEP version just “pings” every minute regardless of spots. No security warning my end though.
Any other suggestions?
Q GW3BV

In reply to GW3BV:
Hello
You can try this one
http://home.broadpark.no/~mnygaa/How%20to%20set%20up%20WebMon%20to%20check%20for%20new%20SOTA%20spots.pdf
I am using it with no problems.
Aage/LA1ENA

In reply to GW3BV:

Yes it pings every minute (no choice like webmon); you can also choose to watch bands and modes.

73 Alain F6ENO

In reply to M0LKB:

Accessing this page on my laptop brings up a SECURITY WARNING on this
French site
Apparently it contains a web page exploit

Pse can you explain what is a “web page exploit” ? here translating problem… sri.
So I’ll give the information to the webmaster.

73 Alain F6ENO

Thanks Alain.
I am a bit confused though. If it pings every minute how does it help me with Sota? How can I get it to tell me when there is a new spot?
Cheers
Quentin

In reply to GW3BV:

Hi Quentin,

If it pings every minute how does it help
me with Sota? How can I get it to tell me when there is a new spot?

May be one minute late… the activator sould be still there;-)

I know that with webmon, one can choose the ping frequency, but don’t know if it goes less than one minute.

73 Alain F6ENO

You have mail to your email address listed on QRZ

In reply to F6ENO:

In reply to M0LKB:

Accessing this page on my laptop brings up a SECURITY WARNING on
this
French site
Apparently it contains a web page exploit

Pse can you explain what is a “web page exploit” ? here
translating problem… sri.
So I’ll give the information to the webmaster.

73 Alain F6ENO

In reply to F6ENO:
I also receive a malware warning when trying to access this page. This happens on 2 different computers; one running AVG and the other MacAfee.
The message is that the page wants to run an ‘exploit link to a known exploit site’.
Not sure what it all means, but as 2 different Virus - Malware scanners highlight that there may be a problem, I am happy not to proceed any further!
73 de Ken
p.s. Thanks for the SOTA - PSK contact on 30 mtrs the other day!

In reply to GM0AXY:

Thanks Ken,

I send the info to the webmaster.

About our last PSK QSO, sorry about the bad keying… not easy on the ground and with a so little keyboard with frozen fingers… I’ll have to work on my macros to improve the QSO. And I’m a beginner in PSK… but I was glad to make 11 PSK QSO from NO-042.

73 Alain

After a trial period on the different options I am using Mario DC7CCC’s suggestion. A good all round package!
Cheers
Q GW3BV

In reply to GW3BV:

Webmon doesn’t want to install, Windows 7 compatibility issues
perhaps?

Hi Q

Running Webmon on my Win7 PC without any issues. Maybe your firewall or virus software?

Regards Steve GW7AAV

In reply to GW7AAV:
Hi Steve
Thanks for trying it out. Its not a firewall etc. problem. It just doesn’t unpack properly. I get error messages as soon as it starts to install. I did try downloading from several sites with the same result.
A bit odd, but I’m coping without it!
Cheers
Q GW3BV