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[aprssig] APRSdroid 1.1 with Messaging and Bluetooth-TNC released

Bradley Haney kc9gqr at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 16:09:57 UTC 2011


WOO HOO.. i can't wait to update my app and give it a try as i have a
bluetooth serial device i can hook to my TNC...

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Georg Lukas <georg at op-co.de> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> After another long phase of intensive development, I have just released
> APRSdroid 1.1 to the Android Market.
>
> APRSdroid is an open-source APRS-IS application for Android devices.
>
> The new version comes with several major improvements compared to the
> last 1.0.3 release:
>
>  * APRS Messaging (you can send and receive messages, there is
>   automatic retry support for TX and Android notifications for RX;
>   the tracking service has to be active all the time)
>
>  * preliminary Bluetooth TNC support (I hope that one or the other TNC
>   manufacturer will provide ready-made solutions soon, so the code can
>   be tested in depth. Right now I consider it beta quality)
>
>  * New option to "Keep screen awake"
>
>  * Improved performance: the Hub and Map should perform much better now,
>   even with very many stored stations.
>
> You can support APRSdroid development by getting the Market version from
> https://market.android.com/details?id=org.aprsdroid.app
>
> You can also just download the binary from http://aprsdroid.org/download/
>
> As always, I am glad to get feedback either on this list or via e-mail.
>
> You can also follow @APRSdroid on twitter for update notifications and
> beta version releases.
>
> The APRSdroid home page is at http://aprsdroid.org/m
>
> Of course, you will need an APRS-IS passcode to be able to make full use
> of the application.
>
>
> 73 from Germany
>
> Georg, DO1GL
>
> P.S: It seems, the U2APRS home page is down. Anyone knows what happened
> to the project?
>
> P.P.S: With VUF-TRACKER <http://1011.se/aprs/> there is a new
> alternative to APRSdroid out there, with an interesting UI approach and
> direct aprs.fi integration.
> --
> APRSdroid - Open Source APRS Position reporting and Mapping on Android
> http://aprsdroid.org/m ++
> https://market.android.com/details?id=org.aprsdroid.app
>
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