APRS Objects not appearing

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06 Mar, 2020 12:42 PM


I've followed the guide on https://help.caltopo.com/kb/objects/aprs-objects to see if I could get APRS objects into a map:

I've tried adding LB1HG-12 (as callsign LB1HG), and since that didn't work; also as callsign LB1HG-12. Same with LA6OK-7.
They both have recent updates (after I've added them):

But they don't show up on my map. Am I doing something wrong?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by matt on 08 Mar, 2020 08:00 PM

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    Hi Kristian -

    I'm sorry for the confusion. Because CalTopo has been primarily a US product, when we first built the feature, we put a geographic filter on the APRS-IS connection, in order to reduce the load on the APRS-IS network. I'll remove it, but doing so requires a code change so it will take mea. bit. Will update you when it's fixed.

    • Matt
  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by matt on 09 Mar, 2020 12:52 AM

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    I removed the regional filter from sartopo.com, so it should be getting global traffic now, and I verified with a few objects. Please let me know if you're still having issues with it. Sorry about that.

  3. 3 Posted by kristian.nordal on 09 Mar, 2020 08:01 AM

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    Hi, Matt.

    Thank you for the quick reply and fix! It seems to be working as expected now. Great!


  4. rmarcucci closed this discussion on 09 Mar, 2020 03:37 PM.

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