[aprssig] LoRa GPS tracking

Justin Pontius justin.pontius at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 09:05:45 EDT 2022

Check out this project.  The developer is VERY responsive.


--Justin KD8IAY

On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 8:57 AM Steve Dimse <steve at dimse.com> wrote:

> > On Sep 6, 2022, at 12:41 AM, Dana Myers <k6jq at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > Has anyone proposed/implemented APRS functionality on LoRaWAN?
> I haven't heard of any, but if you are thinking of doing so, let me give
> you a warning from experience. When the Mic-E came out people began
> reformatting the packets into "human readable" formats. It was bad enough
> when one person did it so there were two packets on the APRS-IS, the Mic-E
> and the reformatted one (which did not have the same exact location because
> of differing precision), but there was no standard, so each software author
> implemented it slightly differently, and the result was that in areas with
> multiple IGates there would be a different packet from each Mic-E/Pic-E
> (and later Kenwood) that dup checking could not remove. It caused problems.
> If you do this, please keep this experience in mind. There should be a
> written, precise, and unambiguous specification (harder to do than it
> sounds) for the reformatted data, such that any LoRa report will produce
> one and only one APRS packet.
> Steve K4HG
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