APRS - Installing and Using 

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The Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is an amateur radio-based system for real time digital communications of information of immediate value in the local area.  Data can include object Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates, weather station telemetry, text messages, announcements, queries, and other telemetry. APRS data can be displayed on a map, which can show stations, objects, tracks of moving objects, weather stations, search and rescue data, and direction finding data.

Check out our member contributions:

 

An Introduction to APRS.  Doug Hilderbrand, KF7RQ.  Fall 2019 Newsletter, pp. 7-8

 

APRS Setup for the Kenwood TH-D72 Handheld Radio.  Doug Hilderbrand, KF7RQ.  Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter, pp. 15-17

Related:

Winlink® Peer-to-Peer Setup for the Kenwood TH-D72 Handheld Radio. Doug Hilderbrand, KF7RQ.  Summer 2019 Newsletter, pp. 9-11

Winlink® Peer-to-Peer Setup for the Kenwood TH-D74 Handheld Radio. Doug Hilderbrand, KF7RQ (edited and tested by Randy Schaffer, N7OYN).   Fall 2019 Newsletter, pp. 9-11