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PHP script for sending location APRS message to APRS-IS.
#!/usr/bin/php5
<?php
$aprs_callsign = '';
$aprs_passcode = 0;
$aprs_altinfeet = 2080;
// W is the WX icon. See http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/APRS_symbols.htm
// Use GPS coordinate format, see http://www.csgnetwork.com/gpscoordconv.html
$aprs_coord = '4740.55N/01829.60EW';
$aprs_comment = 'Gerecse WX - www.ha5kdr.hu';
$socket = socket_create(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, SOL_TCP);
if ($socket) {
$result = socket_connect($socket, 'hun.aprs2.net', 14580);
if ($result) {
// Authenticating
$tosend = "user $aprs_callsign pass $aprs_passcode\n";
socket_write($socket, $tosend, strlen($tosend));
$authstartat = time();
$authenticated = false;
while ($msgin = socket_read($socket, 1000, PHP_NORMAL_READ)) {
if (strpos($msgin, "$aprs_callsign verified") !== FALSE) {
$authenticated = true;
break;
}
// Timeout handling
if (time()-$authstartat > 5)
break;
}
if ($authenticated) {
// Sending position
$tosend = "$aprs_callsign>APRS,TCPIP*:@" . date('Hmi') . "z$aprs_coord/A=" .
str_pad($aprs_altinfeet, 6, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT) . " $aprs_comment\n";
socket_write($socket, $tosend, strlen($tosend));
echo $tosend;
}
}
socket_close($socket);
}
?>

Hi!,
my location on google maps is 43.671202 / 10.576086

What is the value for $aprs_coord ? i'm not able to do the conversion...

Quite strange...the script worked only one time....next tryes did not update data but no error at all...any idea?

Please note that date('Hmi') is incorrect. This is hours, month, seconds. It should be date('His') for hours, minutes, seconds.

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