[aprssig] Android can do analog APRS on 144.39

Richard Graves rgraves at vysystems.net
Wed Mar 27 12:37:38 CDT 2013


I must live under a rock, this is the first that I am hearing about this!


On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:38 AM, John Gorkos <jgorkos at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
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> 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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