[amsat-bb] Re: APRS and Tracking Software for Linux?

George Henry ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 11 19:07:04 PST 2008

Look at http://packages.ubuntu.com  and click on the name of the version you 
have (7.10 is hardy, not sure what 6.06 is) and then hamradio...  you will 
find MANY packages for APRS, PSK31, RTTY, and more.  (Xastir is the most 
popular for APRS, from what I hear.)

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Christensen" <eric at christensenplace.us>
To: "John Marranca, Jr" <KB2HSH at amsat.org>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 10:17 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: APRS and Tracking Software for Linux?

> John,
> There is an Amateur Radio SIG in the Fedora community that is ramping up
> quite a few programs.  Goto
> <http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/AmateurRadio> and check it out.  The
> link to the packages will take you to all the software development.
> 73s,
> Eric Christensen, W4OTN
> AMSAT Area Coordinator - Southeastern Virginia USA
> AMSAT Member 35360
> http://www.ericsatcom.net
> John Marranca, Jr wrote:
>> Hopefully someone can help me here.
>> I am experimenting with Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS here...and I'm so far
>> impressed with the speed and ease of use.  It's certainly no Windows XP, 
>> but
>> it's not bad.
>> So...what are other Linux users using for APRS duty?  Soundcard 
>> packet/APRS?
>>  Tracking?
>> No hurry...since I'm not swtiching my 333 MHz Celeron.  I'm just in the
>> "learning curve".
>> John KB2HSH

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