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[aprssig] BLACKBERRY WITH GPS

Blake Bowers bbowers at mozarks.com
Tue Aug 7 15:32:02 UTC 2007


Many of the carriers block the GPS signal for use by
onboard applications.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric H Christensen" <eric at christensenplace.us>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 10:04 AM
Subject: RE: [aprssig] BLACKBERRY WITH GPS


>I haven't discovered one but I am using the 8703e that was supposed to have 
>an onboard GPS but I can't get it to work quite right with Google Maps for 
>Mobile.
>
> Makes me wonder you could run some sort of Java APRS client on the BB and 
> have it connect to the IS via the cellular network.  You could send out 
> your position and send and receive messages.  Hmmm...
>
> 73s,
> Eric W4OTN





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