[aprssig] Android can do analog APRS on 144.39

Georg Lukas georg at op-co.de
Thu Mar 28 12:50:23 EDT 2013

Hey Tom,

* Tom Hayward <esarfl at gmail.com> [2013-03-28 17:14]:
> The D72 has two data ports:
> - The USB device port enumerates as a serial port and offers memory
> programming, CAT, and raw TNC access.
> - The 2.5mm COM port offers NMEA GPS input and waypoint output.

I was not aware of the two separate ports, as I do not have a D72.

Of course you are right, attaching a (cheap Chinese) Bluetooth-serial
adapter to the 2.5mm port, plus a recent build of APRSdroid[1] (NOT the
version from Google Play) will do the job!

Georg DO1GL

[1] http://aprsdroid.org/download/builds/APRSdroid-gl-2013-03-26.apk
APRSdroid - Open Source APRS Client for Android ++ http://aprsdroid.org/m
     ++ https://market.android.com/details?id=org.aprsdroid.app ++
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