[aprssig] Vehicle Tracking

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Thu Nov 17 07:44:41 CST 2005

Hmmm.... you could call on a cell phone every day and read off your GPS
coordinates!  ha!

Tiny track ( www.byonics.com ) or opentracker ( www.n1vg.net ) should
work for you.  Both units are priced in the $30 range.

As far as mapping goes, if you use AGWPE sound card software hooked to a
receiver at home, winaprs or ui-view or xastir are all capable of using
the sound card as a TNC.  Although xastir is my favorite, it's not for
the faint of heart.  Both winaprs and xastir use free USGS maps, while
ui-view can use maps extracted from street atlas or interface directly
with an installed copy of precision mapping.


Steve Baker wrote:
> Good evening everyone, I have asked a few people on the best way to do
> this, however, I would like as many suggestions as possible.  I am
> trying to find a logging program for my Windows PC that will receive GPS
> coordinates from the 706MKIIG in my vehicle and log in into a mapping
> program.  I have a 706MKIIG in both my vehicle and my home, and
> primarily use this for safety and awareness. Hardware that has been
> suggested so far is the tiny tracker and my HF radio but any other
> configurations are welcome.
> Regards
> Steve
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