[aprssig] Looking for a Presentation on APRS

John Gorkos jgorkos at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 15:37:17 CDT 2016


Try this.  I haven't looked at it for a few years, but APRS seldom
changes...

It's 48MB, so I've linked to it.
https://cloud.gorkos.net/public.php?service=files&t=f7c54eecb22c5c9798f14cb57347f699

Here's the OpenOffice version, it's 1/10th the size of the powerpoint
version:
https://cloud.gorkos.net/public.php?service=files&t=dca65c150b1c8fa8fb4e38512f190591

If you (or anyone) finds egregious errors in it, please let me know and
I'll fix them.

John Gorkos
AB0OO


On 4/13/16 4:22 PM, Leon S. Ciereszko III via aprssig wrote:
> I will be presenting a forum entitled "Intro to APRS" at the Rocky
> Mountain Hamcon 2016 (www.hamconcolorado.org
> <http://www.hamconcolorado.org> ) and I am looking for a PowerPoint (or
> similar) presentation so I don’t need to reinvent the wheel.  Also, if
> someone has a good starting point I am willing to add/improve to it and
> post it back to the files section.
> 
>  
> 
> Forum Description
> 
> Introduction to Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS)
> 
> APRS is an amateur radio-based system for real time tactical digital
> communications of information (graphical position, messaging, weather
> station, and other sensor information).  It is also accessible on the
> internet via a world-wide network.  This forum will cover the background
> of APRS, hardware and software implementations, and real world applications.
> 
>  
> 
> My (rough) syllabus is as follows (I have an hour):
> 
>  
> 
> Why APRS?
> 
> What is APRS?
> 
> History of APRS.
> 
> Ways of doing APRS (Looking for a list of all current HW and SW).
> 
> How it works (user).
> 
> How it works (technical).
> 
> APRS-IS
> 
> Bench top demo of various APRS implementations(D72, D710, APRSCE32, and
> whatever else I can scrounge up).
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Suggestions welcome.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks,
> 
>  
> 
> Lee  N4TCW
> 
>  
> 
> Where's Lee?
> 
> http://map.findu.com/n4tcw   
> 
> 
> 
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