Packet Radio & APRS

What is Packet Radio and APRS?

Packet Radio is a digital mode of ham radio communication that allows you to send data, text messages, and email over amateur radio frequencies using the AX.25 protocol. APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) combines GPS data with Packet Radio to provide real-time tracking, reporting capabilities, weather, and more for amateur radio operators.

Packet Radio and APRS Benefits

  1. Digital Communication: Embrace the world of digital communication over the airwaves. Send text messages, data, and even emails using Packet Radio.

  2. Tracking and Reporting: With APRS, track the real-time positions of stations, objects, and vehicles equipped with GPS. Ideal for emergency response, outdoor activities, and amateur radio operations.

  3. Emergency Preparedness: Prepare for emergencies by leveraging APRS for location tracking, weather alerts, and coordination during critical situations.

  4. Amateur Radio Community: Become part of a vibrant community of ham radio operators who use Packet Radio and APRS for fun, experimentation, and emergency communication.

Start Your Packet Radio and APRS Adventure

Whether you’re interested in enhancing your ham radio experience, exploring digital radio communication, or strengthening your emergency preparedness, our website and YouTube channel has all the information you need to get started.

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