APRS Messenger

APRS Messenger

If you have read some of my earlier posts you will have heard about APRS messenger testing Ive been doing along with some of the members of the Portable Digital & QRP group on facebook. Julian (OH8STN) is producing a series of videos about it, the one below is a...

…and now, the weather.

when you live on a boat knowing about the weather is always handy and quite important. It’s also quite useful when you are putting up antennas for amateur radio. So to begin with I had planned to just get an anomometer (spelling?), you know one of those things that...
….and even more APRS

….and even more APRS

This week has seen a couple of updates to the APRS Messenger software it now includes MFSK-4 which has worked very well, I was able to send a message to Julian – OH8STN – in Finland using just 5 watts on Thursday morning. Very happy with that! There are q...
More APRS over HF

More APRS over HF

This weekend I joined in with some more APRS over HF using the APRS Messenger Software sending position reports and messages using a laptop connected to the radio. As it had stopped snowing and raining I got chance to take my portable kit out to the beach at Stokes...

APRS on HF

this weekend I will be playing with APRS over HF on the 30m band. Click the link to Julian’s website for more details: HFAPRS Weekend 03-05 March 2018...