Azumithal map for the RBN

I miss the map display on the Reverse Beacon Website. The people running the RBN say the following:

What Happened to the Map?

Google changed its system and broke the website. They have also announced a big price jump on their map service, which would be prohibitive for us, so we’re working on a new approach using open-source maps. It’ll take a while, and in the meantime if you keep the map hidden, the other features will continue to work.

Bummer. And typical for big monopolists. But the RBN dudes provide a link to a worthy alternative:


Me likes. Personal preference: I dislike the color scheme. Some of the colors are very hard to see. And the thing might be bigger. But at least it’s a map. My signal’s footprint at a glance.

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