[aprssig] APRS Messenger Android released

Eric Lorenz K9LGE k9lge at emlorenz.com
Thu Jun 13 07:00:59 CDT 2013

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the explanation. That's cool- I will take a look at it. I have
tried (and use) several of the other apps, but will take a look at yours. I
like having more than one tool in the toolbox. :-)

Eric K9LGE
On Jun 13, 2013 4:07 AM, "Chris Moulding" <chrism at crosscountrywireless.net>

> Hi Eric,
> Another factor it to try and make it easier for newcomers to APRS. All a
> new user has to do is to enter their callsign and passcode and they can
> start beaconing and messaging right away.
> Once they are hooked and can see what what they can get out of APRS they
> can then move on to programs or apps with more options.
> Regards,
> Chris, G4HYG
> On 13/06/2013 02:43, Eric Lorenz K9LGE wrote:
>> Hi Bob,
>> Ok, I think I understand that (still learning the ins and outs of APRS).
>> The perspective I was coming from...for the application I was thinking
>> of (tracking SAG positions of vehicles in a public service event) a 3
>> minute beacon would be problematic...as we are trying to accurately
>> track position for deployment purposes- we generally try to either use
>> Smartbeaconing, or set beacon rates of 30 secs to 1 minute.
>> Eric K9LGE
>> Eric Lorenz
>> Communications/Safety Chair
>> American Diabetes Association
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