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Win 7 spot gadget for SOTA?

Hi

Do anybody good with programmation can work out some sort of Win 7 gadget fed by Sotawatch spots?

Not sure I could do it but may be somebody could have fun making it?

In reply to VA2SG:
Try this…

RSS feed gadget
http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=1a8fef49-39e7-4622-b9c5-5bd5c00791f0&bt=1&pl=1

and use this rss feed
http://www.sota.org.uk/RssFeed

works quite good!!

Adrian
MM0TAI

I don’t know how well it works, but you can add it yourself to the ‘Feed Headlines’ gadget.

Open the RSS feed (http://www.sota.org.uk/RssFeed) in Internet Explorer and click the Subscribe to this feed link.

Click ‘View Feed Properties’ and configure the Update Schedule.

Turn on the ‘Feed Headlines’ gadget

Right click the Gadget and Select Options.

Change to the SOTAwatch one.

In reply to G0LGS:
Oh yes! Thanks very much!

In reply to G0LGS:

I find the RSS feed useless for the purpose. It updates too infequently. We had seen 78 spots the other day and the RSS feed was still showing a US station form the night before. Even when it seems to be working better, by the time a spot shows the activator is usually long gone.

In reply to GW7AAV:
Steve the link i gave to an rss feeder has a variable refresh timer, intervals of 60s if you want it!

Adrian

In reply to MM0TAI:

Steve the link i gave to an rss feeder has a variable refresh timer,
intervals of 60s if you want it!

I have just installed that one, but I displays nothing for the SOTAWatch RSS.

It also seems to keep refreshing the display on other Feeds at much more frequent intervals than selected in the options.

Stewart G0LGS

In reply to G0LGS:
Not sure what the problem is stewart, but it works fine for me ive got it set up for 15 min refresh but i also am only using it for the sotawatch feed and nothing else. Not sure if thats makes any difference

Adrian