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A python module for the Open Glider Network

Project Description

# python-ogn-client

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A python3 module for the [Open Glider Network](
It can be used to connect to the OGN-APRS-Servers and to parse APRS-/OGN-Messages.

A full featured gateway with build-in database is provided by [ogn-python](

## Installation

python-ogn-client is available at PyPI. So for installation simply use pip:

pip install ogn-client

## Example Usage

Parse APRS/OGN packet.

from ogn.parser import parse
from datetime import date, time

beacon = parse("FLRDDDEAD>APRS,qAS,EDER:/114500h5029.86N/00956.98E'342/049/A=005524 id0ADDDEAD -454fpm -1.1rot 8.8dB 0e +51.2kHz gps4x5",
reference_date=date(2016,1,1), reference_time=time(11,46))

Connect to OGN and display all incoming beacons.

from ogn.client import AprsClient
from ogn.parser import parse, ParseError

def process_beacon(raw_message):
if raw_message[0] == '#':
print('Server Status: {}'.format(raw_message))
beacon = parse(raw_message)
print('Received {beacon_type} from {name}'.format(**beacon))
except ParseError as e:
print('Error, {}'.format(e.message))

client = AprsClient(aprs_user='N0CALL')

try:, autoreconnect=True)
except KeyboardInterrupt:
print('\nStop ogn gateway')

## License
Licensed under the [AGPLv3](LICENSE).

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