The Official Amateur Radio Apps Thread

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by Harrybub, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Harrybub
    Offline

    Harrybub Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2009
    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    Let's all keep our eyes open and post any finds here. So far I've found Callsign DB and Ham.

    Any others?

    73

    HB
     
  2. philslc
    Offline

    philslc New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    HF Beacon is nice if you are a DXer or SWLer.
     
  3. kc0qnx
    Offline

    kc0qnx New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I heard a guy on a local 2m repeater using echolink through his iphone. A Droid echolink app would be great.

    kc0qnx
     
  4. Russell
    Offline

    Russell Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2009
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    Smyrna, TN
    Ratings:
    +0
    I love the echolink idea.

    - Russell, KI4SIA
     
  5. mattygabe
    Offline

    mattygabe Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2010
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Perhaps someone should contact the Echolink maintainer (I think it's a single person still, no?), it shouldn't be that difficult for a new Android app to be created, perhaps off of something like an EchoLinux port. One problem is that, as Wikipedia states there, none of the Linux-based applications just for desktops are nearly as full-featured as the Windows-based EchoLink is.

    Regardless, perhaps someone should contact Jonathan Taylor K1RFD to see if something like this could possibly be in the pipeline (put it on his radar?)

    KB3TPQ
     
  6. DuqDan83
    Offline

    DuqDan83 New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2010
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Pittsburgh
    Ratings:
    +0
    Interesting to see amateur radio and the droid mentioned in the same sentence. I had to do a double take when reading the thread. I have not been active in amateur radio in a year or two. Anyways, my call is n3zab. Nice to meet all of you, and I'll check out some of these apps.
     
  7. SpinDroid
    Offline

    SpinDroid New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I was told today that someone here on the Eastern Shore has Echolink on his Iphone. Oh, by the way, N3BXH here. I would love to see the app for E linkI use HF Beacon, Morsecoder, HAM, and another I can't think of.. Oh, well. I hope that k1rfd is working with someone.
     
  8. KB3MJ
    Offline

    KB3MJ New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, USA
    Ratings:
    +0
    APRS on my Droid

    I found an app to use the droid GPS for APRS. I loaded it last night and this morning I got it to work. Seems that all is well. The install was easy and took only minutes to get things going after I got my Validation Passcode.

    As for the Iphone Echolink app. There are several guys who use my link to the KB3BHL repeater who use the app. It works fine except that the audio is extremely high with one or two of them.

    73 DE KB3MJ - Denny
    From, "The Nation's Summer Capital", Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA

    KB3MJ's Amateur Radio Website
     
  9. Vulcan1600
    Offline

    Vulcan1600 DF Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2009
    Messages:
    5,705
    Likes Received:
    162
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Ratings:
    +163
    Thanks for the update Denny. Sure hope the Echolink App comes out soon for the Droid platform.

    Also, enjoyed reading your qrz.com profile - Aloha
     
  10. mattygabe
    Offline

    mattygabe Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2010
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Wish I would've done this much sniffing around, right ON the Echolink site there's this question in the FAQ:

    I wish I did more/knew more about mobile application development, and even then I'm not even sure i'd be able to have access to the source code (if that'd even help).
     
  11. n3vqh
    Offline

    n3vqh New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    Denny

    What app does the APRS?
    Did a search for APRS and Ham Radio and didn't find it with either...

    Thanks
    Mike
    N3VQH
     
  12. KB3MJ
    Offline

    KB3MJ New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, USA
    Ratings:
    +0
    APRS DROID Download site

    Here's where I downloaded the app. I 'think' I saw it somewhere else, too. In any case, I downloaded "APRSdroid-current.apk" from 'the download repository' link located here: Home - aprsdroid - GitHub . I had to get my Validation Passcode and if you need yours, let me know. Also, I had to make certain that my GPS in the droid was turned on so I could use it instead of the Network Location.

    If you have a bit of trouble, I'll try to help or you might check for an answer from the developer, "Ge0rG". You can login here (it's IRC, so let your machine run, or you might miss an answer) Freenode Java applet IRC portal

    Good Luck,

    Denny
    From, "The Nation's Summer Capital", Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA
    KB3MJ's Amateur Radio Website
     
  13. BagMan
    Offline

    BagMan Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2010
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Where did I miss a place to receive a "passcode"?

    DE N4HHA
     
  14. KB3MJ
    Offline

    KB3MJ New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, USA
    Ratings:
    +0
    Passcode

    Check your email that's listed on QRZ, BagMan
     
  15. n3vqh
    Offline

    n3vqh New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    If that doesn't work I see no reason that we can't post this link seeing as to how all you have to do is google it....

    APRS Password Generator

    Just downloaded it and did a trip it seemed to work ok...

    Thanks for the info KB3MJ

    Mike
    N3VQH
     
Search tags for this page
amateur radio apps
,

android ham radio apps

,
aprs droid
,

aprsdroid passcode

,
aprsdroid passcode generator
,

droid ham radio apps

,

ham radio android apps

,

ham radio apps for android

,

ham radio apps for droid

,
windows mobile apps ham radio