[aprssig] APRS iPhone

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Mar 28 13:15:09 EDT 2013

On 3/28/2013 11:30 AM, Mark Earle wrote:
 > I have an Android tablet (Nexus 7) and an iPhone 4.
 > Isn't there already an app for ios which uses headphone jack, a simple
 > interface, and will connect to a radio?

In the Apple App Store, search for "PocketPacket".    Despite the misleading 
name, it is actually a mapping APRS application with a soundcard soft TNC 
through the 4-contact combined headphone/mic jack on the iPad/iPhone.

I almost bought it myself, except for the very negative user feedback. 
Apparently almost no one has been able to get the soft TNC to work.

But then again, it may just be that the software/end-user types just don't know 
how to deal with hardware interfacing, cable pinout, etc.......



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