An upcoming project will be using a redundant communication system that is co-located with an APRS beacon (but won’t communicate in the ham band).  In case of APRS beacon failure, we would like to upload position packets from this redundant communications path.  I put together a simple tutorial on how to log-in to an APRS server and upload a packet.

 

Upload APRS Frames to APRS-IS – Part I  – Learn how to get access to APRS-IS

Uploading  APRS Frames to APRS-IS – Part II – Python application that uploads frames…

 

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