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Twitter feed?

With everything else going over to sotawatch3, did we lose the twitter feed also? Haven’t received a twitter spot in two days now, so was just curious. I’m probably the only one that was using it :wink: since I haven’t seen/heard anyone else mention it…I’ve been using it so long now that it seemed like it would never go away. First set it up when N7UN wrote about it. It actually works real slick, except on those weekends where you’d get more than 200 spots in a 24hr period. My carrier, AT$T, would cut off after 200 tweets :wink: , but would usually reset within an hour or so…

73, Todd KH2TJ

The important question would be who is/was running the service that was feeding the twitter feed.
It should be trivial to get it changed to the new API for spots.

Any idea?
73 Joe

Yep, no idea who, what, how or where the service runs

Martyn M1MAJ runs it. Probably he needs to adjust the RSS feed details. Martyn doesn’t log in to the reflector every day, he takes the daily email feed so we will need to wait a few hours till he sees this.

I’ll add one of these @M1MAJ so he should be aware.

I converted the Twitter feed to the new API some time ago; at least I changed it to what I was told was the new thing at the time. I will take a look at what’s going on later this morning.

The service is in some sense “at risk”. I run it on servers at work, and as of 17:00 last Friday we are in lockout and the computers have been left to look after themselves. We will be able to deal with any major problems but there could be a delay. That being said, I’m not aware of any problem at the moment.

Martyn M1MAJ

I’m on the case. I am calling what I firmly believed was the new API but since last Friday it has been giving me an empty result set. I am seeking advice from Andy.


I believe the problem is now fixed. It turned out that there was a tiny error in my API call; until last week the server was tolerant of this error, and no longer is.

Apologies for the outage, which I just didn’t notice.

Martyn M1MAJ

Yes working here now too. Thank You Martyn.

73, Todd KH2TJ

Todd, you are one of two :smiley:

73, Jarek

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