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[aprssig] Mac Lion APRS iGate software?

Paul Vittorino wizeight+aprssig at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 16:12:51 UTC 2011


According to the wiki <
http://info.aprs.net/index.php/Software#Apple_Mac_OS_X> there is a new APRS
software for MacOS called PocketPacket. Please join the wiki and add any
other Mac software you find.

Paul

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:16 AM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

>  On 8/11/2011 11:27 PM, Larry LaBranche wrote:
>
> Is there a good, easy to install and use Mac APRS igate/digi software for Lion. I find myself getting tired of playing with computers anymore. There is a good Mac client that can be installed easily from the app store called PocketPacket. I've tried Xastir but the maps seem to just crawl and don't see iGating.
>
>
> Xastir maps leave a lot to be desired, but it DOES igate/digi decently.
> AS far as I know, there is no truly-native Mackintosh  APRS client except
> for the decades-out-of-date MacAPRS that was compiled for classic pre-System
> X Macs.  Further, MacAPRS suffers from lack of any remotely current maps.
>
> Of course, you could always run a virtual machine loaded with Win98 or 2000
> running Uiview or APRSICE on the Mac desktop.   [Win98 and Win 2000 need
> only a fraction of the RAM and hard disk space required by WinXP, Vista or
> Win7.  UIview works just fine on these older versions of Windows.]
> .
>
> KI6ZQY
>
>
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> =====  Vista & Win7 Install Issues for UI-View and Precision Mapping =====
>     http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/UIview_Notes.htm#VistaWin7
>
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> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>   http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
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