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by arizonajon
Fri May 03, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Drones
Topic: Holy Stone HS210 Mini Drone
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Holy Stone HS210 Mini Drone

Alrighty - I finally bought myself a drone. This little HS210 is pretty cool. For ~$30, it's a quad rotor, comes with three batteries, controller, and will do some limited auto-aerobatics. Freaks the cats out. Like a giant bumblebee as it approaches. Huge prop wash. IMG_8912.JPG I am now studying fo...
by arizonajon
Fri May 03, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Hey Andrew -

Running the Uploader again just now - it appears to be working well and advancing through the waiting files. Server looks to be taking one every 30 seconds or so. Thanks for resolving that!

Cheers and 73 - Jon N7UV
by arizonajon
Fri May 03, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Good morning Andrew - I seem to be having the slowest upload ever experienced. Metz's stuff is all done, there's no other obvious things running on the server, and I'm running v1.2.1 WiFiDB Uploader. I have over 100 files to upload, but it seems that I can only upload one in the WiFiDB instance runn...
by arizonajon
Thu May 02, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Hey Metz -

Go back up this thread to find the link to the WiFiDB Uploader.

Cheers and 73 - Jon N7UV
by arizonajon
Thu May 02, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: black text with black background - can't see anything
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: black text with black background - can't see anything

Hey Metz -

Andrew would obviously know the answer, but it seemed when this happened to me it had something to do with the .ini file getting messed up. I think I deleted it and it was fine afterward.

Cheers and 73 - Jon N7UV
by arizonajon
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Metz is Rockin'
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Metz is Rockin'

This must be how PFerland and ACalcutt felt when I got back from my first long business trip.

Uploader has constipation.
by arizonajon
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Help / Support
Topic: access to WIFI DB
Replies: 10
Views: 5222

Re: access to WIFI DB

Ok, I was lazy at the time I posted the above. I went back to a thread we had on new features and a link to the WiFiDB Uploader V1.2.1 was there. So, I installed that Uploader, added the appropriate information, and the API key. That's running now, attempting to push uploads to the server. But, afte...
by arizonajon
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Metz is Rockin'
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Metz is Rockin'

Was wondering why WiFiDB Uploader was slow to respond - I see there's a new kid in town uploading! Cool!

Haven't been to Clearwater area in over a decade - nice to see the APs there being captured.

Welcome aboard!

Cheers and 73 - Jon N7UV
by arizonajon
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Help / Support
Topic: access to WIFI DB
Replies: 10
Views: 5222

Re: access to WIFI DB

Hi Andrew - There seems to be something fatally wrong now with my version of WiFiDB Uploader. I know we talked about this a while back, but now it just doesn't work, even when I bring all the files collected from the mobile setup to the main computer and attempt the upload from there. I can upload u...
by arizonajon
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Things are working pretty well with my setup, and I've made some minor changes to the mobile to make it perhaps be more sensitive. While we've already talked about the OpenMap layer, and that the label database isn't imported. But I'm zoomed in on midtown Phoenix and I see many labeled roads like "O...
by arizonajon
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: 1.5 M APs this week?
Replies: 2
Views: 3822

Re: 1.5 M APs this week?

Added another ~360k APs between mid-November 2017 and last weekend. I am amazed that there were that many all bottled up! As part of that, got about 2k in Reno. First was a walk around our office building there, then a drive from Carson to Reno. Was a Ford truck made out of aluminum, so the mag-moun...
by arizonajon
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

For me, at least, that version of WiFiDB does not run on my mobile PC. "WDB_Uploader has stopped working."
by arizonajon
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

morning Andrew - then i try to log in to wifidb says that i'm locked out...
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

thanks Andrew. Did i ever have a API key?
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

here's the contents of the 04122016 directory.
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by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

I can't tell, now. Here's the directories with all the WiFiDB Uploaders I know of:
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by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

When I start WiFiDB Uploader, I only get the box that allows me to assign a name to the upload. The main screen (tabular format, showing individual uploads) never shows. However, in the Task Manager, it's running. And, it seems, it is uploading, as I see a bunch of files having been uploaded. Someth...
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

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try again:
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

i dont have something called an uploader log directory. heres a screenshot.
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

My WiFiDB upload client ("2.0", from 2016) is no longer even loading correctly. Sounds like you have a version that is behaving well. Where can I get your version?
by arizonajon
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

On the AP Map page, the word "Natural" in the phrase "(Copyright) Natuaral Earth II" is misspelled.
by arizonajon
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

is there a way for me the user to get an idea of how many individual records exist for a given AP? I do a search on "coxwifi" and come up with a list of nearly 23k APs. but there's nothing there that says for AP 22:25:64:FE:6B:46 (for instance) there's 42 positions, or 13,042 positions. I have no id...
by arizonajon
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

I have been trying to use more of the features that you're adding to WiFiDB. I appreciate the "show on map" button for individual APs and for whole runs. Much quicker to locate using the inbuilt mapping function rather than the export to kmz then viewing on GE. I think there's something funky now ab...
by arizonajon
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Howdy Andrew - Have been watching the AP map on my iPad for the last half hour or 45 minutes now as the machine grains through my upload. Is everything being done on a single machine? I was wondering how the points get placed on the street map tile. It appears, at least here, that the points are liv...
by arizonajon
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

as soon as I clicked "send", it updated the map page. Nevermind...
by arizonajon
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

just tried the uploader again and it seems to be working well. Thanks! Then, I went over to the AP Map page, unselected all the "year" buttons, and selected "Follow Latest AP". It was really cool, watching it step down the SR51 freeway for a few miles, a new one every few seconds. Then it stopped on...
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

However, no labels appear at any scale but really zoomed out. For instance, the city name "Cedar Rapids" shows, but that's it.
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Hi Andrew - I am currently zoomed in here in PHX and am seeing alleys, parks, watercourses, ponds, etc. That seems to be working fine. Then, I typed in some random address on Wacker Dr in Chicago, and have the same level of detail. Seems like all the work you did really paid off! I am trying to run ...
by arizonajon
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Happy Holidays!

Hey Andrew - Thanks so much for creating and continuing to develop and improve Vistumbler and the WiFiDB. I try to run the s/w anytime I leave the house in the truck. While I had that portable setup using a Winbook a few years back, the arrangement became problematic and kinda got set aside. I think...
by arizonajon
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Hi Andrew - I did see the great work you're doing with Open Street Maps and the ESRI database. For the first time I can really see all the clusters at the national scale, and zoom in as desired to see more detail. I know my Vistumbler setup is slow, and sometimes gets dozens or more than a hundred A...
by arizonajon
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

Re: What's Up with WiFiDB?

Good evening, Andrew - Thanks for the update on the server effort. I see it's still in some intermediate state. How long do you suspect it will be before I can upload some more files? I'm assuming that since the db shows only 2.7 M APs right now, and there were about 3.4 M before this, that eventual...
by arizonajon
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Up with WiFiDB?
Replies: 46
Views: 4274

What's Up with WiFiDB?

Hi Phil and Andrew -

I see that the site appears to be going through a complete db rebuild, or something like that. Any idea when it will be done and ready to allow new uploads and show the newest APs in Google Earth?

Cheers - Jon N7UV
by arizonajon
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Report Bugs
Topic: AutoIt Error: Variable must be of type "Object"
Replies: 13
Views: 7798

Re: AutoIt Error: Variable must be of type "Object"

should have searched for "23971" before posting a new thread %^( sorry about that I am getting the same AutoIT error, machine is W10 Enterprise, happens when I click "Scan APs", opens an .mdb file, writes at least 1 record, then crashes. I've attached a copy of the .mdb zipped. I can probably convin...
by arizonajon
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: Getting error when attempting to install on work PC
Replies: 0
Views: 923

Getting error when attempting to install on work PC

Hi Andrew - Hope things are well with you. Am attempting to install Vistumbler on my work PC, which is severely locked down. However, IT has been striving mightily to get it going, and we've gotten moved forward from the initial stage where it wouldn't load at all, to where now it loads, and upon pr...
by arizonajon
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: ViStumbler Betas
Replies: 55
Views: 19567

Re: ViStumbler Betas

am currently running Vistumbler 10.6.4 Beta 7. In the past month or so, I have begun to get a prompt that an upgrade is available. However, when I click to install I get the following error
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at least it's consistent. any ideas?
by arizonajon
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Drones
Topic: Wiring SP Racing F3 Controller with X8R SBUS, GPS, OSD, and Telemetry
Replies: 10
Views: 72990

Wiring SP Racing F3 Controller with X8R SBUS, GPS, OSD, and Telemetry

Perhaps the easiest way to turn it into a warflying devil is not to put a Windows box on board (lots of power consumption and complexity) but to build "bent-pipe" Wi-Fi system that has a receiver for 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and a transmitter for 5.8 GHz, then as the airship is flying along anything it hears i...
by arizonajon
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Vistumbler 8.0 released
Replies: 5
Views: 5573

Vistumbler 8.0 released

Happy 8-3/4 years!

For me, the past two years have seen it grow in power and utility so much. Thanks again for building and supporting it!
by arizonajon
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Report Bugs
Topic: Import slows down dramatically at the end
Replies: 14
Views: 5157

Import slows down dramatically at the end

Signal history data is very valuable when you're mobile running Vistumbler. It helps to pin down a probable location (or at least the highest signal strength, an analog to proximity) for a given AP. I use Vistumbler and that feature extensively. For your application, something like Homedale would be...
by arizonajon
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

Didn't realize that the database recorded altitude as well! And so many satellites for just peeping out a right side window. Pretty amazing, huh? Not only 4+ miles above the ground (Payson is ~5000 ft AMSL) but 20k ft horizontal for a range of 28k feet. That's darned impressive for a run of the mill...
by arizonajon
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

I think at one time in the distant past I did do a contact from an airplane, but it must have been a long time ago and well before everyone got so 'touchy' about doing things on planes. I do have friends who are/were pilots and hams and they used to have (and sometimes till do) all sorts of fun, esp...
by arizonajon
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

sorry, I meant "warflying". Gotta stick to the script! Note the several APs that are well off the path taken. These appear to be ones that I collected by car a while back. Also note that the "OK RV Wi-Fi" on the Arizona one was recorded somewhere a bit east of Winslow AZ but according to Google, the...
by arizonajon
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

Was on AA 1100 this morning from PHX to ORD. The first is the first 45 min or so of the outbound flight https://live.wifidb.net/wifidb/opt/userstats.php?func=useraplist&row=7047 This one is the final 45 min or so of the arrival into O'Hare. Note the big hairpin out over Lake Michigan. https://live.w...
by arizonajon
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: War driving contest
Replies: 82
Views: 27484

War driving contest

So I got the remote node upload to a central server code finished. I put the WebUI on my AWS server here: http://dev.randomintervals.com/piwem/station.php?station_hash=ca3dec3b-b111-4534-95c3-21140653193c That is the RaspberryPi that I have running the python script on a crontab job to gather the s...
by arizonajon
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: War driving contest
Replies: 82
Views: 27484

War driving contest

The trip to Memphis this week (returned today) was very profitable in terms of APs collected (about 50k, virgin country) and wonderful in terms of barbeque and beer. There were 4 breweries: Ghost River (12); Bosco's (8); High Cotton (10); and Wiseacre (9). The Q was mostly pork, and a great variety ...
by arizonajon
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

forgot to ask for a window seat. Next time, if possible. I'd like to capture the takeoff from PHX and the landing at ORD, which is likely where I'm going next week.
by arizonajon
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

pretty cool, huh? I was amazed at the coverage. Unfortunately, I can't be sure that all the ones out west of O'Hare are on the ground or in the plane. I'll try it again this week here at Memphis and see. Memphis is very small, though, so it may not be very interesting...
by arizonajon
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 4480

Warflying

Check out this .kmz... madmouse.kmz Interesting how well one can hear APs on the ground as well as the number of systems on board that are all running Wi-Fi. Lots of people's phones, perhaps in airplane mode (cellular off) but with Wi-Fi on. This log started at the gate just as the plane was about t...
by arizonajon
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 5431

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Nope. Search export is still the very same file and APs that I've been getting for months. I searched for "coxwifi", got over 10k coxwifi APs, clicked on export, got the "search_export.kmz" file, opened that in GE and the same "noiram" APs came up. No coxwifi APs at all.
by arizonajon
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 5431

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Wow - my trip to/from SoCal didn't even net me 13k APs!!!

The upload function appears fine and dandy.

I'll check the search/kmz export now.
by arizonajon
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 5431

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

I haven't tried the uploader since Wed - drive to CA tomorrow morning so will have a bunch more APs in the next 24 hours - will try tomorrow night!