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PDW Support / Re: POCSAG Simulator
« on: 18 Jan 2018, 02:53:50 »
Just to let everyone know, the https://www.vb-audio.com/Cable/index.htm works great after you tweak the levels.  Be sure to set the level in http://www.discriminator.nl/files/tx-pocsag.zip to the highest and things should work for you.

Thanks for all input.

Phil

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PDW Support / Filter Question
« on: 18 Jan 2018, 01:52:19 »
I have a question on how filters work in PDW.  What I think I am seeing is that when the first filter in the list has it's criteria met, it stops going down the list of filters.

Here is what I am trying to do.  I have a list of filters that all have the same CAP code.  What I want to do is depending on the text in the filter play a different .wav file.  So if I have a filter with a CAP code of 0000357 and no text, but that filter runs a command and plays a sound, any filter below that in the list will not be run since the first in the list was triggered.

I think I can get things to work how I want but it looks like I would not use the CAP code, but just the text filter.

Any help or suggestions from folks that have used filters in this way will be appreciated.

Phil

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PDW Support / Re: Filter Command File
« on: 15 Jan 2018, 13:53:08 »
After trying multiple different combinations and a hint I picked up from another post, I was able to get it working.  Below is how it is setup in PDW.

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Enable Command file field = C:\UniServerZ\core\php71\php.exeArguments = C:\UniServerZ\www\inhouse-db.php "%7"
The trick was to put the path and PHP script file in the arguments as well as putting the %7 in quotes.

All is working great now.

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PDW Support / Filter Command File
« on: 14 Jan 2018, 20:41:55 »
I am trying to get PDW to launch a PHP script from the Command File in the Filter.  I am running a WAMP on the machine and all I want to pass is the message text using %7.

What I have in for the command file c:\path\to\command\php.exe inhouse.php and in the Arguments %7.

I have a batch file that runs the PHP file file and I can pass the simulated message text in the batch file and everything works fine.  I just can't seem to get PDW to launch the PHP file.  I command prompt windows does appear briefly, and disappears, but the PHP script is not being launched.  If it was, the script would write to a log file to confirm that it ran.

Has anyone had any luck launching executables and passing arguments?

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PDW Support / Re: POCSAG Simulator
« on: 06 Jan 2018, 03:31:13 »
This should work?  VidarParry, if you figure out how to get this into PDW, please let me know.  I may try one PC to another and see if that works.

Thanks for all the input.

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PDW Support / POCSAG Simulator
« on: 01 Jan 2018, 17:42:54 »
Hello,

I'm new to the forum and just started using PDW to build an in station alerting system for a fire department.  PDW is up and running fine and receiving all of the pages from the dispatch center.  I now need to work on some PHP scripts that will receive the filtered pages from PDW and process them for displays and some other functions.

Does anyone know of a POCSAG simulator that I could use to generate a POCSAG page on a Windows 7 machine.  Rene suggested this http://winpe.com/winpe/ but that just throws error on Windows 7.  I do not have an XP machine to use.

If anyone knows of such a utility or method to generate test POCSAG messages, I would greatly appreciate it.

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