[aprssig] Android can do analog APRS on 144.39

Richard Graves rgraves at vysystems.net
Wed Mar 27 12:56:29 CDT 2013


I hit send too quickly.  Does anyone know what hardware the Kenwood <->
APRS/GPS communication is supported on?  I would love to get an android
tablet for my truck instead of a GPS.  ;-)

-Richard


On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Richard Graves <rgraves at vysystems.net>wrote:

> 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
>> 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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