[OZAPRS] APRS in Rmote region outside of APRS RF coverage.

Matthew Cook vk5zm at bistre.net
Mon Oct 15 13:43:23 EST 2012


You could consider a SPOT satellite tracker and have the guys in VK2 inject
your position into APRS for when you're outside normal coverage.  Saves the
hassle of HF in the car if you don't already have it.  Couple of URLs for
you to look at;




On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 7:43 AM, David Uzzell <david at uzzell.com.au> wrote:

> Hi
> I have a dilema that I am sure someone here has looked at or even solved.
> Being the fact that I live out South Western Qld being Roma and the
> current nearest iGate is Dalby some 4 hours away and no where near RF
> coverage, I will be putting up a Digi on the hill and an iGate so I will
> have local RF coverage but outside that I won't which is a pain.
> So the outcome of this is I have TT4 that will be in the ute connected to
> a radio for RF but what I would like to find out is GPRS backup so  that it
> can inject directly into the APRS-IS when there is no RF coverage, I would
> like it automatic but not going to get into that to much until after I can
> at least get it working on a manual basis.
> So has anyone done or seen this done from a TT4 into a GPRS modem to
> inject into APRS-IS or know of a way to make it happen?
> Thanks
> David Uzzell
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