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APRSdroid - APRS Client

APRSdroid - APRS Client

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APRSdroid is an APRS application for Amateur Radio (HAM) operators. It allows reporting your position as well as sending and receiving messages. It also conveniently displays nearby stations as a list or on a map.

Feel free to contact the author via e-mail with any issues you might encounter. If you are not satisfied, you will get a refund, no questions asked. As there is no way to reply to Play user reviews or to see who wrote them, please use e-mail!

To make full use of APRSdroid, you will need an APRS-IS passcode for your callsign. You can request one in advance at http://aprsdroid.org/passcode/

APRSdroid is Open Source Software written in Scala and licensed under the GPLv2.

The APRSdroid features are:
* See what is going on on APRS with the Hub View or on the map
* One-time or periodic position reporting to APRS
* APRS Messaging support
* Get detailed information about a station
* Follow the movement of a station on the map
* Support for GPS and network location
* Bi-directional APRS-IS support via TCP and AFSK
* Unidirectional position reporting via UDP and HTTP
* Bluetooth TNC support (beta quality)
* Status Bar notification when running and for incoming messages
* AFSK decoding via microphone
* Smart beaconing

The following features are planned for the next months:
* Position reporting profiles
* Tablet UI
* USB serial support

APRSdroid requires some permissions on Android: http://aprsdroid.org/permissions/

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Recently changed in this version

1.2.3:
* Many fixes in APRS parsing
* SmartBeaconing: fix excessive flooding error, add prefs
* Experimental Kenwood GPS port mode: http://aprsdroid.org/kenwood/
* Bluetooth: fix Android 4.1 issues, TNC reconnection
* Notification / vibration when you get digipeated
* AFSK: send with maximum volume
* aprs.fi: link to station info, not map
* OSM version: crash fixes, larger labels, map scale, file chooser for map
* APRS-IS: support for experimental SSL authentication


Comments and ratings for APRSdroid - APRS Client
  • (72 stars)

    by Harry Britton on 01/06/2014

    Sends and receives packet via phone network of phone speaker and mic!

  • (72 stars)

    by Craig Scherer on 10/05/2014

    Using this with a Mobilinkd Bluetooth TNC with my Droid Bionic and a VX-7. Easy to setup if you have done any APRS before. Otherwise, look at Bob Bruniga's website and learn the basics first. One reviewer complained that this app will flood APRS with beacons since it does not listen. This not true. With the Mobilnkd TNC, a received signal blocks transmission.With the Internet only beacon, the pac

  • (72 stars)

    by Peter Novotnak on 03/05/2014

    Does a very good job decoding packets from a uv-5ru -> mic input on my HTC One. Pretty bare bones though. I'd love to see added to the upcoming features list: filtered alerts (when specific stations are picked up), easier OSM integration

  • (72 stars)

    by Russell Lees on 25/04/2014

    Excellent app for APRS over TCP/IP. Nothing else comes close.

  • (72 stars)

    by Stephen Curtis on 24/04/2014

    Good app but it doesn't decode in afsk over the speaker/mike as advertised. Which is why I bought it to start with. :-( Works great over TCP though. Need to be able to receive packets directly from the radio via the radio's speaker in afsk mode WITHOUT a cable. It seems to hear the packets but it won't decode them. Galaxy S2

  • (72 stars)

    by Tom Newell on 02/04/2014

    Love it! What an amazing app. Thanks to the developer!

  • (72 stars)

    by Carroll T. on 14/03/2014