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Re: iPhone APP for Sat Tracking



> A bit off-topic, but has anyone considered writing an
application for
> the iPhone that spits out position reports to the APRS
internet
> gateways? It would make a phone self-tracking.

Yes, and make it part of the new "Universal Amateur Radio
Messaging" Initiative.  We  hope that someone will make
applications for all wireless gizmos used by Hams to be able to
link into the APRS system.  See:
www.aprs.org/aprs-messaging.html

Bob, WB4APR

> 
> 73, Bruce
> VE9QRP
> 
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 12:08 AM, Gary  Bargholz 
> <N9UUR@wi.rr.com> wrote:
> > All right Paul!
> > I've been watching the app store for one.
> > Let us know when your ready...
> >
> > Gary  N9UUR
> >
> >> >While we are on the subject, is there a specific APP for 
> the iPhone for Sat
> >> >Tracking?
> >>
> >> I'm building one. I'll be ready for a few alpha testers 
> before much longer, I hope.
> >>
> >> So far the only ham radio applications I've seen for the 
> iPhone are a callbook lookup and a grid square converter, 
> plus perhaps a few Morse code programs.
> >>
> >> 73  -Paul
> >> kb5mu@amsat.org
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