About APRS

The APRS is Automatic Position information system, we can see on a map the position is a fixed or mobile ham radio station. It also has other capabilities such as displaying weather information, signaling the map of all events (disasters, points of interest to the amateur radio) or remote.

At follow-up of mobile stations that provide us with technology GPS, which connected to a radio serve to follow the map to a vehicle is used.

Used to transmit APRS data protocol AX 25, ie the same using the conventional packet therefore supports any modem or TNC not lead to additional costs.


Associated Links:


What is it Packet radio?


Getting on the air with Packet

Digipeaters and Nodes

Introduction to the BBS

BBS commands

The packet message

Packet Message Addressing

Tips for better PR operation