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[aprssig] APRSPad in the app store

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Sat Apr 3 05:50:51 UTC 2010


Where does the map data come from?  If this works well it might actually 
give me a reason to buy an iPad.

Scott
N1VG

Gregg Wonderly wrote:
> I've been spending some time putting together an iPad app for APRS, and 
> I've submitted it to the app store today.  This application still has 
> some growing to do, to cover all the features that I want to support.  
> You can find some additional information about it on the web at 
> http://www.wonderly.org/aprspad.
> 
> The application will not be free.  I chose to charge a nominal cost to 
> try and encourage people to participate with an interest rather than 
> just conversation.
> 
> Here's what's there right now.
> 
> 1. map display (of course)
> 2. icon aging using alpha levels
> 3. messaging review
> 4. bulletin/announcement board display
> 5. APRS-IS connectivity with filters you can setup as well as just 
> establish
>    based on where you've zoomed on the map.
> 6. Simple weather text review with linking to aprs.fi for historical 
> data review
> 7. Station data review via findu.com
> 
> There are some other bits and pieces that will be visible and I'll work 
> on describing them on the web site.
> 
> Gregg Wonderly
> W5GGW
> 
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