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Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is an amateur radio-based system for real time tactical digital communications of information of immediate value in the local area. In addition, all such data is ingested into the APRS Internet System (APRS-IS) and distributed globally for ubiquitous and immediate access. -- Wikipedia

These pages have been created in maintaining some level of order in the process of getting involved in APRS.

  • Aprs-on-rpi Detailed blog on setting up a Fill-in Digi on a Raspberry Pi

The following entries have been created for APRS on Linux:

  • ACP APRS Configuration Panel

A list of setups that have been successfully configured to run APRS on a Raspberry Pi

APRS stations
RPi Model TNC Method Radio Usage Comments
A (Rev2) USB Sound Card Icom IC-P2AT Fill-in Digi uses GPIO pin on the RPi to trigger PTT
A (Rev2) USB Sound Card Baofeng UV-5R Rx-Only iGate uses GPIO pin on the RPi to trigger PTT
B Rev2 TNC-Pi Icom IC-207H Fill-in Digi and iGate needed pre/de-emphasis filters
B Rev2 TNC-Pi Kenwood TM-211A Rx-Only iGate
B+ TNC-Pi Yaesu FT-1802M Rx-Only iGate