Tag Archives: APRS

Amateur Extra Section 2.2, Digital Mode Operating

Here’s your video introduction to section 2.2, Digital Mode Operating, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. In the video I make reference to other videos about digital modes. Here they are: Technician Section 5.2, Digital Communications … Continue reading

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Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS – Works Great!

I tested out my Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS on Thursday, Sept 1st. The equipment went into my Blazer with a mag-mount antenna. As you can see from the following GPS track, the equipment performed well. This post describes my system, … Continue reading

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APRS vs Handheld GPS: Discrepancies Explained

GPS precision is a function of the number of decimal places after the decimal point. Why is that important? Well, the APRS tracks that I’ve taken recently while riding my motorcycle do not agree with the track taken by my … Continue reading

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APRS: Marrying Motorcycling and Ham Radio

Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is a ham radio mode. It does many things. Here we look at the tracker mode. When I go motorcycling I carry a GPS receiver, a DeLorme PN-40SE. This web site is full of GPS … Continue reading

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APRS: Making UI-View and Weatherlink Cooperate

At 19°F outside today, inside was the place to be. So I dug into a problem that’s been frustrating me for a long time: getting my home APRS station to work properly with my weather station. Here’s the deal: I, … Continue reading

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