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Re: APRSdroid OT

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  • Ron N9SZV
    There are only 2 APRSdroid groups one has one member the other has 21 none of them know anything!! LOL so I asked here and I use Lynn s APRS program at
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 9, 2013
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      There are only 2 APRSdroid groups one has one member the other has 21 none of them know anything!! LOL so I asked here and I use Lynn's APRS program at home....I did get my answer here....thanks Robert KB8RCO for being so kind!

      Ron N9SZV



      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, Rob Giuliano <kb8rco@...> wrote:
      >
      > Posting APRSdroid questions on APRSce/32 yahoo group :-)
      >  
      > The only settings are "Preferences >> Location Source" (manual would be hte only setting that could keep it fixed)  and "start tracking".  When pressed, the GPS is enabled, and it sends position reports and so I would imagine it would track on the screen.
      >  
      > I haven't really used mine portable or mobile, just to monitor my other APRS stations.  My Samsung is not a phone so it only has WIFI.
      >  
      > Maybe an APRSdroid group could help.
      >
      > Robert Giuliano
      > KB8RCO
      >
      >
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      > From: Ron N9SZV <n9szv@...>
      > To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, June 9, 2013 10:06 AM
      > Subject: [aprsisce] Re: APRSdroid
      >
      >  
      > I use APRSdroid too...my problem is the map does not follow my location and Idea what i'm doing wrong?
      >
      > Ron N9SZV
      >
      > --- In mailto:aprsisce%40yahoogroups.com, Rob Giuliano <kb8rco@> wrote:
      > >
      > > You may be seeing APRSdroid stations on the RF side for 2 reasons:
      > > 1.  As Lynn points out according to the messaging standard
      > > 2.  LESS COMMON
      > >     Many - including myself - will setup special filters for IS->RF for my own callsign when I travel and some local HAMS have expressed interest in tracking.  Typcically, these don't show on the APRSIS screen, unless in a "multitrack" window because of the distance and map zoom.
      > >
      > >  
      > > Robert Giuliano
      > > KB8RCO
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > > From: Carl Davis <kb1ejh@>
      > > To: "mailto:aprsisce%40yahoogroups.com" <mailto:aprsisce%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2013 6:01 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [aprsisce] APRSdroid
      > >
      > >  
      > > Nope, thanks, that explains it better.  I had been looking for zebras I guess.
      > > Thanks
      > > Carl,KB1EJH
      > >
      > > From: Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) <kj4erj@>
      > > To: mailto:aprsisce%40yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2013 5:42 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [aprsisce] APRSdroid
      > >
      > > On 6/6/2013 5:19 PM, kb1ejh wrote:> OK, I am missing something somewhere but I can't seem to find out what I am doing wrong.  My APRSdroid will get all of the info that comes to it via the usual phone way.By "usual phone way", I assume that you mean via an APRS-IS connection?> For some reason it will show on APRSIS32 but my Igate/digi will not send out the droid data over RF.  I have seen others show up on my Kenwood display using a droid before I had the Igate running why will the APRSIS32 gate I have not transmit it out?Why do you think APRSISCE/32 should be transmitting the droid's APRS-IS packets over the local RF?What droid stations have you seen on your Kenwood display?In a default IGate configuration, per http://www.aprs-is.net/IGateDetails.aspx,the only APRS-IS packets that should be transmitted over RF are 1) APRS messages addressed to stations that have been recently heard locally on the RF link and 2) a "courtesy" transmission of the
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