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Thursday Night Net 3/1

Tonight's net starter topic is APRS.
I will add some links here for reference material.

Great primer video from KF4KNF:

Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_Packet_Reporting_System

Some interesting links from Joe N1JTA:

Not sure if you know about these self-contained units for $105

https://www.ebay.com/itm/AP510-APRS-Tracker-VHF-with-GPS-Bluetooth-Thermometer-TF-Card-Support-APRSdroid/181360149390?hash=item2a39e8438e:g:uBIAAOSwdJ9aHtM5

http://dk7xe.blogspot.com/2014/09/ap510-avrt5-aprs-tracker.html

Small APRS unit designed for tracking "edge of space" balloon projects:
https://www.tracksoar.com/

Another APRS in action on an "edge of space" balloon project:
https://makezine.com/projects/near-space-balloon-cam-with-arduino-and-aprs-radio/

--
Joe

See you all there!

Dave Brooks
K2JLV

Comments

  • The net ran from 8pm to 9pm.
    Participants include, AB2ZO, KC2ZYF, K2LD, AC2UQ, KD2IIN, N1JTA, K2DED.
    Lots of great information passed by Frank and CJ.
    Many great questions by all.
    I think everyone learned a lot.
    I know I did.

    K2JLV

  • Also check out APRS.FI

    K2JLV

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