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[Xlog-discussion] Re: How about a callsign server lookup button to open

From: Rob Frohne
Subject: [Xlog-discussion] Re: How about a callsign server lookup button to open the page in your browser?
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 10:10:12 -0700

Hi Everyone,

One further question...  If this is a good idea, should we have the URL
passed to Firefox, or just use Webkit gtk+ for an integrated view?

See, for example,


What do you think?


Rob, KL7NA

On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 02:20 -0700, Rob Frohne wrote:
> Hi Joop, et. al.,
> I'm wondering if there is a good reason why we can't have a button that
> will allow you to automate the process of copying and pasting the call
> sign of the station you are working into Firefox (or whatever your web
> browser is) so you can see the data on a call sign server like qrz.com
> or hamcall.net, or any of the other call sign servers.  
> I realize having a URL that is hard coded into the program makes it very
> susceptible to changes webmasters make to things.  To get around this,
> we could have a preference setting that would allow you to construct a
> URL, where CALL would be replaced with the call of the station you are
> looking up.  For example the URL for qrz.com for my call (kl7na) is:
> http://www.qrz.com/kl7na
> What do you all think of this idea?
> 73,
> Rob, KL7NA 
Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
Walla Walla University
(509) 527-2075

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