Re: A Question on Locked Tracking and Track Lines

Lynn Deffenbaugh

Currently there's no provision for decaying the track lines. In fact, on the Mobile platform, I don't even timestamp the various points. On Win32, I've got the advantage of MoRAM, so I do buffer the timestamps. Right now I've got 3.589MB of track space over 91,872 allocated points on my full-feed instance of APRSIS32 (KJ4ERJ-AL). To clear that, just click Clear Track, or double-click the Odometer if you're running a GPS.

I'll add it to the list and it will probably get done about the same time as the feature to save any station's accumulated track as a GPX file. Of course, the time to retain the track will be configurable, but I'll probably default it to something like 24 hours or so.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

Gary Sanders wrote:

Is there a provision to decay the track line from the display after some period of time? For example, erase the oldest line segment of a given track after 30 minutes (or some programmable amount of time).

Or, if tracking all those track points would get out of hand, just do it like uiview and display the last "X" number of segments (or positions, in the case of uiview).

I'm thinking of putting aprsisce32 on my home server, running continuously in Locked Tracking mode. I need the track lines, but for a frequently repeated route, the tracks would continuously overwrite.

I currently use uiview32 this way, and the decaying of the previous positions works well for this application.

Gary Sanders


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