[aprssig] Android can do analog APRS on 144.39

John Gorkos jgorkos at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 07:38:39 CDT 2013


FWIW, you can also connect to a TNC using the serial port mode of Bluetooth.
I have a bluetooth<->serial dongle that I attach to a TNC, and do APRS from
my android tablet with APRSDroid using a KPC3+ and a Yaesu VHF radio.  Works
like a charm.  I usually demo this during my APRS presentation.

John Gorkos

From:  Charles Bland <root at blandranch.net>
Reply-To:  <Backforty at Blandranch.net>, TAPR APRS Mailing List
<aprssig at tapr.org>
Date:  Wednesday, March 27, 2013 1:22 AM
To:  TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject:  Re: [aprssig] Android can do analog APRS on 144.39

Wasn't there a QST article on this?  -Chuck

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:42 PM, Heikki Hannikainen <hessu at hes.iki.fi>
wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Kent Hufford wrote:
> 
>> But since you are only doing APRS in Android, you are not doing analog
>> regular APRS on 144.39mhz either.
> 
> Just a little plug: the APRSdroid application for Android has an analog APRS
> modem these days, you can wire it up to your HT from the speaker/mic jack and
> have it transmit *and* receive on 144.39.
> 
> Most don't use it, but it can be done.
> 
>   - Hessu
> 
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