APRS External Links
- APRS Applications:
+ SA: Windows application supports most Delorme Street Atlas
- APRSBB: APRS for some BlackBerry smart phones.
- APRSdos: DOS/Win3.2 application supports rudimentary maps. This is
where it all started!
- APRSPoint: Windows application
supports Microsoft MapPoint 2004 detailed maps
- Digi_Ned: An application
for a WIDEn-N digipeater using the new paradigm settings
- IBCNU: text messenger for iPhone.
- MacAPRS: Macintosh application
supports rudimentary maps, but not commercial map products
- PocketAPRS: Palm OS application
supports rudimentary maps (no longer in development)
- UI-View32: Windows application
supports Precision Maps ver 7 detailed maps
- WinAPRS: Windows application
supports Precision Map ver 3, 3.5, and 5 detailed maps
- WinAPRSce: Pocket PDA/Windows application supports rudimentary maps
(no longer in development)
- Xastir: Linux/MOS X application
supports unlimited commercial detailed map programs
Applications Compared: Curt/WE7U made a nice chart comparing the various
- APRS-IS: APRS-Internet Service.
Provides info about how the APRS position and message data gets about the
- APRS-IS and Weather
Stations: Device to connect weather station direct to network and submit
wx data via CWOP
- APRS Maps .pdb format:
Here is a map link for PocketAPRS maps.
- APRS via
Satellites: There are several satellites configured for APRS
- AvMap GeoSat4 and G5 GPS. The BEST GPS
solution for your Kenwood TM-D700 or D710.
- BigRedBee Makes a miniature tracker
package, pretty cool!
- Byonics Makes a variety of APRS
trackers and cool stuff!
- Canada (Alberta) APRS:
- Charge Battery
from Astron Mod: Easy Astron power supply modification to charge 12v
deep cycle batteries.
Radio Mods: Great source of modifications for commercial radios.
DMapper: This is a
"linking" application between APRS and several different
topographic map programs.
Elcom USB Micro TNC; a multi-function
TNC for many packet modes, with USB interface.
144.39: Bob's detailed solution to fixing the congestion on APRS.
- Geosat 4 Travel (G4T): The GPS mobile
solution when combined with Kenwood's TM-D700A
- GPS Display Kit -
Harper Tech: Small kit to display GPS location for
- GPS-710 attaches to
rear of Kenwood TM-D710. No frills. No display. $100. Cool device. Green
- KCAPRS. The Kansas City APRS web pages
have lots to offer; well-documented help files.
- Kenwood D700 Keyboard
Interface Kit: Build kit or buy complete and plug PS2 keyboard in for
easy text messaging on APRS w/TM-D700
TM-D710 Best radio for APRS. Dual band APRS compatible radio. You can't
go wrong with this radio.
- Lido Mounts A great
selection of mobile head and GPS mounting devices for your transportation
Delorme TripMate GPS (out of production) with built-in Mic-E.
- Mobile Power Monitor: This
device inserts between your battery and radio. When voltage drops to a
certain level, power is curtailed to the radio. However, the battery will
not be drained below a restart level.
- NWAPRS (Montana) Tier 2 TCPIP Server: montana.aprs2.net
The NWAPRS iGate server, use port 145.77
maps for DosAPRS: It's a zipped file with most of the NWAPRS
- NWAPRS Wiki pages: These are
user-definable web pages with information for NWAPRS users.
- NWS Pendleton Skywarn.
These folks do things right. The Pendleton NWS has APRS running, and they
operate a remote weather station. Great support.
- OpenTracker: Yet
another TNC module with lots of features, this one from Scott/N1VG.
- PocketAPRS: APRS for
the Palm Pilot. Mike is no longer supporting development of PocketAPRS. The
links to his PocketAPRS maps is no longer available, and it appears the maps
have been removed from the TAPR site. Bummer.
Wiring Diagrams: Good source of pinouts for radios and TNCs
- Send Red Cross
Health & Welfare Messages
- Tigertronics TM-1 TNC: Tigertronics is one of our own, based in Medford,
OR. They make a variety of APRS related products.
- TinyTrak3: This is a transmit only
miniature TNC, popular with lightweight trackers.
- TinyTrak4: Upgraded mini-TNC
with receive capabilities for APRS tracking, KISS TNC, digipeater, Fox
- TNC-X: The uSmartDigi
project. The Expandable TNC with
firmware source code available. Digipeater and Tracker daughterboard
available and serial or USB interface. Bruninga's APRS web pages.
Satellites with your Palm Pilot: You can upload the satellite
keplerian data and view it on a Palm Pilot, keeping you informed when
satellites of interest are overhead.
mods for APRS: Delorme TripMate (out of production) voltage wiring
Alternate digipeater protocol with more features than a KPC-3 Plus.
Compatible with the new paradigm n-N settings. Pretty cool.
- Winlink and Airmail: Modern HF/VHF
email program for RF users, APRS compatible. Really cool.
schematics & other APRS stuff: Great site for those wiring
APRS Site: Father Bob
- Yaesu VX-8R New
APRS-compatible radio due out July 2008.
Looking for the page with the current versions, Elmer list, and a bunch of
other good stuff? It's right here.