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

Dave kc6ete at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 19:54:17 UTC 2011

Could I concievably use a bt dongle on a kpc3?

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
>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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