aprs.fi

aprs.fi

aprs.fi

By GainIO

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2015-12-03
  • Current Version: 2.1.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 28.31 MB
  • Developer: GainIO
  • Compatibility: iOS 11.0+
Score: 4.59
4.59
From 402 Ratings

Description

This is the official iPhone and iPad application of aprs.fi, the favourite APRS navigation site of the amateur radio world. Navigate to addresses with clear step-by-step instructions. Obtain immediate, real-time access to current APRS position information, weather reports, telemetry graphs, and more. Zoom and browse around the world and see stations immediately – no waiting. • Route guidance / driving directions • Search callsigns and addresses, with quick search-as-you-type and search history features • Track multiple stations at the same time • Filter information shown on the map (weather stations, AIS) • View weather, telemetry and statistic graphs • Beacon your position on aprs.fi • Attach to a transceiver with a wireless connection to a BLE TNC, receive and transmit position beacons without the Internet • Runs directly on top of the reliable and fast aprs.fi database • Tested to work great on all currently-supported iPhone and iPad models • Supports iOS 11/12/13/14 • Dark Mode support for an ergonomic viewing experience in low-light environments • High-resolution graphics for Retina and Retina HD displays with full APRS symbol set Buy the app – get the web site for free! Some new features require a subscription. All old and some new features will be available without a subscription fee. A list of features included in the Extra Features subscription package: • APRS text messaging • High-performance software DSP modem • APRS-IS beaconing, with up to 10 callsign profiles • Long time ranges in map and graph views Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. GPS is not required for viewing APRS information. Terms of service: https://aprs.fi/page/app_terms Privacy policy: https://aprs.fi/page/app_privacy

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Reviews

Won’t download

1
Paid for app. Get a message that it can’t download at this time. I am on WiFi so no issue there. Wasted 7 dollars.
By Dd922921

Well Done

5
Great app. Works well in every feature except allowing iGate functionality even through a TNC. Add that and the power of APRS will double ten fold.
By armySCOUTmedic

Good but needs work.

4
I like the program but the filters need work.
By CourtHouseBay

APRS.FI, Mobilinkd, iphone (ios) and YaesuFT60R/E

5
By far what I see on YouTube and a lot of posts regarding Mobilinkd TNC-2&3 with APRS.FI pertains to using them with Android devices. Hardly anything about using them with ios devices. That is about to change. Let's face it Droid lovers, there are a boatload of iphones and ipads out there. I know. Get over it. -smile- And there is a growing interest from ios users in getting involved with APRS. This app (APRS.fi) has been arguably the goto app for APRS. Now that Mobilinkd has released the TNC-3, iphone owners can enjoy the same experience as 'those other guys.' Hessu at APRS.fi sent me some quick tips to get the various settings right and today I had my first two-way communication! I was/am thrilled!! I have a lot to learn about APRS and now that the ice has broken with my first APRS exchange, I am excited to expand my APRS reach. Two thumbs up! Dan in Denver Equipment: YaesuFT-60R/E TNC Cable VX-5R Mobilinkd TNC-3 Iphone 11 ios 14.1
By Processfocus

Worth it

5
Easy to use..
By srpmac01

APRS-IS TX

4
Would be a nice feature to have. Found the feature was a subscription. Gave it a try today. App didn’t handle switching cell towers well and wouldn’t transmit on IS. Closing the app and opening again fixed it. But can’t be doing that much while driving. App works great when it is “connected”.
By RJ McKenzie

Text message

3
Won’t let me send text messages. It will not highlight for me to send messages.
By Reyd1964

Always works

5
We travel extensively around the country and this app is always reliable. A+++ for sure. KX4U
By C_harnden

Cryptic app with NO support

1
New user, no experience with APRS. Not familliar with Google groups, can’t even ask a question. Struggling to make it work and no where to turn. Throw it in a drawer and forget it.
By Yakondafone

Paid subscription needed for TNC use

1
This looked like the perfect way to use the new Mobilinkd TNC for iOS. However to send or receive messages you have to pay a subscription. That’s right, after already paying $9.99 for the app they want another monthly or yearly subscription for what is a basic feature of APRS. Without this the Mobilinkd TNC can’t be used to send or receive messages. The screenshots on this app on the store make it appear to have this messaging functionality. You don’t discover the additional subscription until you download. Quite frustrating, it almost seems like false advertising.
By UmiDev

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