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APRS FireNet is an Internet-based system using the APRS protocol and much of the same client/server software to provide fire fighting, earthquake, and weather information in much higher volume and detail than the traditional APRS-INET system is capable of carrying.  It carries the full APRS-IS feed PLUS the additional types of objects listed below.  The tie-in between FireNet and APRS-IS allows station positions and messages to transfer between the systems, but the special FireNet objects do not get sent to APRS-IS.
 
APRS FireNet is an Internet-based system using the APRS protocol and much of the same client/server software to provide fire fighting, earthquake, and weather information in much higher volume and detail than the traditional APRS-INET system is capable of carrying.  It carries the full APRS-IS feed PLUS the additional types of objects listed below.  The tie-in between FireNet and APRS-IS allows station positions and messages to transfer between the systems, but the special FireNet objects do not get sent to APRS-IS.
  
To use it: Connect your APRS client to Firenet.us:14580 which is a filtered port.
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== To use it ==
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Connect your APRS client to Firenet.us port 14580, a filtered port.  Set a filter on your client in the same manner as for APRS-IS servers.
  
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== Links ==
 
* [http://216.218.157.165/fire/ FireNet] (Page defunct?)
 
* [http://216.218.157.165/fire/ FireNet] (Page defunct?)
  
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* [http://firenet.us:14501/ Firenet server status]
 
* [http://firenet.us:14501/ Firenet server status]
  
Objects injected into Firenet (there may be others):
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== Objects injected into Firenet (there may be others) ==
* Fire objects including acres and percentage contained
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* Fire objects, including acres and percentage contained
* Quake objects down to magnitude 0.1
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* Quake objects, down to magnitude 0.1
 
* River gauges
 
* River gauges
 
* METAR weather stations
 
* METAR weather stations
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* Mesonet West Texas
 
* Mesonet West Texas
 
* National Threat Alert Level
 
* National Threat Alert Level
* Steam Train objects ([http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/excurs/up844.shtml UP844] or [http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/excurs/up3985.shtml UP3985]), intermittent usage
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* Steam Train objects, [http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/excurs/up844.shtml UP844] or [http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/excurs/up3985.shtml UP3985], intermittent usage
 
* AMBER alerts
 
* AMBER alerts
 
* Winlink nodes
 
* Winlink nodes
  
The Quake objects on Firenet attempt to follow the format originally created by Richard Parry, W9IF, for
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== Notes ==
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Quake objects on Firenet attempt to follow the format originally created by Richard Parry, W9IF, for
 
[http://w9if.net/iweb/quakeaprs/index.shtml QuakeAPRS].  Thanks go to Richard for pioneering
 
[http://w9if.net/iweb/quakeaprs/index.shtml QuakeAPRS].  Thanks go to Richard for pioneering
 
this concept and for generating quake objects on APRS-IS for many years.
 
this concept and for generating quake objects on APRS-IS for many years.

Revision as of 14:53, 24 July 2009

APRS FireNet is an Internet-based system using the APRS protocol and much of the same client/server software to provide fire fighting, earthquake, and weather information in much higher volume and detail than the traditional APRS-INET system is capable of carrying. It carries the full APRS-IS feed PLUS the additional types of objects listed below. The tie-in between FireNet and APRS-IS allows station positions and messages to transfer between the systems, but the special FireNet objects do not get sent to APRS-IS.

Contents

To use it

Connect your APRS client to Firenet.us port 14580, a filtered port. Set a filter on your client in the same manner as for APRS-IS servers.

Links

Objects injected into Firenet (there may be others)

  • Fire objects, including acres and percentage contained
  • Quake objects, down to magnitude 0.1
  • River gauges
  • METAR weather stations
  • CMAN weather stations (ships)
  • Ocean Buoy weather stations
  • Colorado ALERT weather stations
  • Colorado ALERT Gages
  • Schoolnet weather stations
  • RAWS weather stations
  • MesoWest firenet objects
  • Mesonet West Texas
  • National Threat Alert Level
  • Steam Train objects, UP844 or UP3985, intermittent usage
  • AMBER alerts
  • Winlink nodes

Notes

Quake objects on Firenet attempt to follow the format originally created by Richard Parry, W9IF, for QuakeAPRS. Thanks go to Richard for pioneering this concept and for generating quake objects on APRS-IS for many years.

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