[aprssig] APRS on Android

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 17:21:00 EST 2011

>> APRS Internet stream is now a non-stop 150-200K/sec -- this is why one uses
>> port 14580 filters to limit the firehose effect when connecting to the
>> APRS-IS.)
> For accuracy: the full stream is usually about 23 KB/s. The average
> over the last four days is more like 20 KB/s. That works out to about
> 60 GB per month.
> Tom KD7LXL

Oops... I hope I'm not boring everyone with this data, but looking at
my math again I forgot to convert bits to bytes. The full APRS-IS
stream is actually about 23 kbps, or 2.8 KB/s, or about 7 GB per month
(as reported by javAPRSSrvr sipping on a full feed).


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