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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);
}
?>
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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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