SNMP syslocation field for GPS coordinates, and use with automation tools

Eric Kuhnke eric.kuhnke at
Fri Dec 9 22:46:27 UTC 2016

If you think that's bad, the public copy of the entire Industry Canada
licensed frequency database (for every type of radio system, nationwide)
comes in a giant space delimited text file with many database fields
truncated when they export it from whatever ancient database system they're
using. Nevermind that the owner/control entity fields and many other fields
also contain spaces.

The FCC version which is much more sane and usable is a pipe delimited CSV
format file with no fields cut off.

On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 2:40 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:

> On Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:09:40 +0000, Alan Buxey said:
> > Yes. But don’t just put in coordinates... Put in other details and use
> a
> > standard separator
> You want to tell that to the creator of some software I recently
> encountered
> that used a non-breaking space rather than a tab, or comma, or other sane
> values? :)

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