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APRS Software

APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) software is used for tracking, mapping or messaging in amateur radio. Here are some notable open-source applications:

Project NameDescriptionLanguageLicensePlatform
XastirA comprehensive APRS client with a wide range of features.C?Linux
Pinpoint APRSis free software that allows you to visually track and communicate with people using Amateur Radio (”Ham Radio”) equipment.C#?Windows
Dire WolfA software “soundcard” modem/TNC and APRS encoder/decoder.CGPLv2Linux
LINBPQ a Linux version of the BPQ32 Node, BBS and Chat Server component.C?Linux
YACC“Yet Another APRS Client” is a (mostly) platform-independent Java application written by Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO.JavaLGPLv3Linux,Mac, Windows
Aprx Digipeater SoftwareAprx is a software package designed to run on any POSIX platform (Linux/BSD/Unix/etc.) and act as an APRS Digipeater and/or Internet Gateway. Aprx is able to support most APRS infrastructure deployments, including single stand-alone digipeaters, receive-only Internet gateways, full RF-gateways for bi-directional routing of traffic, and multi-port digipeaters operating on multiple channels or with multiple directional transceivers.C?Linux/UNIX
APRSdroidAndroid APRS client with support for APRS-IS, AFSK audio modem, and Bluetooth/USB serial TNCsScalaGPLv2Android
software/aprs_software.txt · Last modified: 2024/05/20 13:41 by kc1gdw