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[aprssig] OpenAPRS iPhone Edition Announcement

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Fri Mar 12 19:04:09 UTC 2010


Correction, Scott would be N1VG.

Jason Rausch KE4NYV
RPC Electronics, LLC
www.rpc-electronics.com


--- On Fri, 3/12/10, Gregory A. Carter <gcarter at openaprs.net> wrote:

> From: Gregory A. Carter <gcarter at openaprs.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] OpenAPRS iPhone Edition Announcement
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Friday, March 12, 2010, 1:27 PM
> Hi Bob,
>  
> the signup isn't asking you for the password
> associated with your email account, it is asking you to
> create a new password that's associated to your OpenAPRS
> account. :)
>  
> Greg
>  
> NV6G
> OpenAPRS.Net
> 
> 
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:51 AM,
> Bob Cutter <ki0g at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> I am
> not comfortable giving pass word for my email as required
> for sign up.
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 12, 2010, at 9:04 AM, "Gregory A. Carter"
> <gcarter at openaprs.net>
> wrote:
> 
> Greetings All,
> 
> Over the last year and a half, we've received quite a
> bit of anticipation and support for our development of an
> iPhone app that uses OpenAPRS's direct client connection
> interface.  The day has come that the app has been released
> and is available in the iTunes store!  OpenAPRS iPhone
> Edition 1.0.1 is now available for purchase and download to
> any iPhone or iPod device running OS 3.0 or higher.  This
> initial release supports the following features:
> 
> 
> - Callsign SSID support.
> - Ability to change your APRS Icon.
> - Auto beaconing on a user settable interval.
> - Custom position comment.
> - Breadcrumb creation to show your beaconed positions
> throughout your trip.
> 
> - Auto centering map on movement.
> - Ability to disable the iPhone screen saver to use as a
> map during your travels
> - Manual coordinate entry if desired for beacons instead of
> using automatic GPS coordinates.
> - Supports sending and receiving APRS messages to your
> callsign + SSID. You don’t have to be online when a
> message is sent to you, our servers will store messages
> until you check them (includes decaying support built in to
> OpenAPRS's servers).
> 
> - Distance traveled indicator.
> - Estimated speed based on time and position change between
> updates (not to be used as an actual speedometer).
> - Built in compass that works on 3GS or higher iPhones.
> 
> Our next feature release which will be available in a
> couple of weeks will support:
> 
> 
> - Station symbol overlays
> - Rotating mobile icons to match course/bearing
> - Search for stations by name or wildcard
> - Support for metric units
> - Position and speed addition to location beacons.
> - Object creation
> 
> 
> Development on an iPad version is already in the works...
> 
> Thanks to everyone who has helped with suggestions and
> testing to make this app work!
> 
> Greg
> 
> NV6G
> OpenAPRS.Net
> 
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