[aprssig] "Smart" vs. "dumb" trackers

Andre aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Mon Jun 23 08:52:23 CDT 2014


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op 23-06-14 15:40, Andrew Pavlin schreef:
> Greetings, all.
> 
> After dealing with some issues this weekend at a public service
> event with constantly having to reset "dumb" trackers and not being
> able to reliably see mixed "dumb" trackers and full-function APRS
> radios (Kenwood D710), I was wondering:
> 
> Does anyone know of a reasonably priced and reasonable performance
> "smart" tracker? That would be a tracker with a receiver (so it
> doesn't depend solely on timeslotting to avoid packet collisions)?
> Having some minimal UI on the tracker so messages could be sent
> back to it from the Net Control Station position would be a plus.
> 
> Tying up a Kenwood D72 is kind of overkill (especially on price).
> Anyone have any ideas in this area?
> 
> Andrew, KA2DDO Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry 
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I think smart trackers that are not build in radios are limited to
hamhud and the d710 controllhead.

the hamhud.net wensite appears to be having some problems so not sure
if you can still buy kits but the controllhead can be obtained trough
the kenwood channels.

73 de Andre PE1RDW
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