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[aprssig] APRS Link

wa7nwp at jnos.org wa7nwp at jnos.org
Mon Sep 18 18:13:44 UTC 2006

>> But D-Star is just "TCP" so why would you need APRSlink instead of
>> Outlook, Airmail or Paclink.   It would be a good "You've got mail"
>> tool.
> DStarInterface is an adjunct to javAPRSSrvr and it works as an
> Internet gateway by converting D-STAR GPS position reports to the APRS
> format and sending it to the APRS-IS.
> DStarTNC2 is software that runs on my laptop which, like
> DStarInterface, converts D-STAR GPS position reports into the APRS
> format and allows me to use UI-View32 to view the data, just like as
> if it was APRS.
> I also have the advantage of using a single frequency for both APRS
> and Voice simultaneously.

Right - but it's a TCP connection with DSTAR back to the APRS-IS.. right? 
Or are you using the low speed DSTAR system and these are aprs packets
piggybacking on the voice channel?   So it's not an ID1?


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