[amsat-bb] Re: iPhone APP for Sat Tracking
david.barber at dbelectronics.co.uk
Wed Nov 12 09:04:59 PST 2008
Then what shall we call this new facility?
Brother of cell phone perhaps. :-)
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of John Heaton
Sent: 12 November 2008 16:55
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: iPhone APP for Sat Tracking
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On 12 Nov 2008, at 16:36, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>> ... is there a specific APP for the
>>> iPhone for Sat Tracking?
>> I'm building one. I'll be ready for
>> a few alpha testers before much longer,
>> I hope.
> Great! And if I could be so bold as to suggest...
> Maybe, since your APP will know where it is, and since it will
> probbly know the callsign of the user, then would you also
> consider having your APP send out a PACKET to first.aprs.net (or
> whatever is the best APRS server) so that then anyone in ham
> radio community can see where he is an can communicate with that
> person by callsign alone?
With all that happening on the iPhone, the actual Amateur Radio part
seems a bit redundant.
Bye for now, John
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