Overview

APRS Client Capabilities Chart
Client Features Table
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Sheet 1: APRS Client Capabilities Chart

11/12/2012 12:32:56
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Sheet 2: Client Features Table

FEATURES Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
Exit Strategy n/a n/a

Open Source n/a n/a n/a ? Discon tinued ? ? Source Source to Family ? ? ? GPL Source ? ? ? ? Discon tinued? ? ? ? Discon tinued ?
BSD Source ? Discon tinued (SK) Discon tinued (SK) Open Source GPL Source LGPL Source
Last Updated 2005 2005

2006 2000 1999 2006 2006 2005 2007 2003 2006 2011 2006 2006 2007 2010 2005 2005 2006 1999 2004 2004 2006 2004 2005 2012 2005 2002 2004 2004 2008 2012 2012
Price (US Dollars) 269 350

140 330 475 84 49 15 60 40 0 0 0 20-40 0 0 50 50 50 ? 20
20 40 0 0 0 0 Note23 Note23 0 0 0
Full functionality w/o registration X X

X X X X X


X X
X
X X X X X

X
X X X X

X X X
Objects




T/R20 T/R20
T/R T/R

T/R X



T/R T/R T/R T/R R6
T/R

T/R

T/R T/R T/R T/R X
Items











T/R X









F

R

R21 R21
T/R X
Mixed-Case Objects








T/R

T/R X







R6
T/R

T/R

T/R T/R T/R T/R X
Mixed-Case Items











T/R X









F

R

R21 R21
T/R X
Base-91 Compressed Posits




R R

X

X X

X
X X X X

F

R

X X T/R T/R X
Base-91 Compressed Objects/Items











X R









F

R

X X T/R T/R X
!DAO! High-Res












X




















Dead Reckoning: Stations








X

X X



X X X X

X







X X
Dead Reckoning: Objects/Items








X

X




X X X X

X





X
X X
WX Parsed from Objects











X X









X




X X
X X
Weather Alerts n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a
X

X X



X X X X

F




X1 X1
X
Audible Weather Alerts








X




















X
X
Finger WXSVR for full text of WX Alerts n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a n/a






















X
X
Shapefile WX Alerts n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a n/a
X







X X P3 X







X1 X1
X
Shapefile Holes Implemented n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a n/a
























X
Multi-Line Objects












X












X




X
Proximity Alerts








X

X










F





X
X
Spoken Proximity Alerts








X




















X19
X
Spoken Messages



n/a
X22
X X







X X










X
X
Spoken New Stations



n/a


X X







X X










X
X
Interstate Mile Mark Positioning











X










F





X


Auto Satellite Tracking Objects











X

















X8










































































MORE FEATURES Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
GPS Download Support n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a










X X X X X
F






X X
$GPRMC X X



X

X

X X
X

X X X X X
F X
X X
X X X X X
$GPGGA X X



X

X

X X
X

X X X X X
F

X

X X X X X
$GPGLL
X






X

X X









F






X
X
$PGRMF








X













F









$GPVTG X X









X X









F








X
$LCVTG (Loran)











X





















$LCGLL (Loran)








X

X





















$LCBWC (Loran)








X
























$GPNVP

















X X X X












$PKWDPOS












X



















X
$PNTS X X
































SONY X X
































Networked GPS n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a





X







X









X F
Plot positions on Garmin Map Screen




X X

X

X










F





X
X
Garmin Rhino Position Inputs n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a














X









X
Gate RINO WP's -> APRS Objects n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

























X
Create Maps from GPS Data n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a




X










F

X




X
Create Maps from APRS Trails n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
















F







X
UTM Display








X







X X X X X








X X
UTM Input








X











X








X X
MGRS































X X
Maidenhead Grid





X

X11

X




X X X X

F




X X
X X
Decimal Degrees








X




X





X



X

X X X X X
Decimal Minutes (APRS std)








X

X X







X
X X
X X
X X X X X
Deg/Min/Sec








X







X X X X X








X X X
Convert Between Coordinates n/a n/a


n/a n/a

X











X



NZ VERS



X X
Movement alarm per station











X

X







X





X


Scheduler for running other apps n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a























X


Tab Interface n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X

























Shows WX as Chart n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X

















X






Can Replay WX n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X
























X








































































NETWORK STEWARDSHIP Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
SmartBeaconing



X



X


X26









F X

X

X X X X
Corner-Pegging



X







X









F


X


X X X
Proportional Pathing

































X
Decaying Packet Periods








X

X










X

F




X X
Auto-Net Cycle Timing








X

X



















P
Reply Ack's (piggyback)








X

X X



X X X X

F

F




X
Smart Ack'ing








X

X



















X
Admonishes Bad Paths











X



















X P
Prevents User Timing Abuse











X P


















P
Displays Aloha Circle n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a




X

















X8
X X
Displays Digi PHG's











X

















X8
X X
Auto HF Rates n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a




X





















Admonishes HF Digis n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a



























30s Igate Dupe Queue n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a





X












X




X X
Settable Igate Delay n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

























F








































































SYMBOLS Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
Symbol Type n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



Vector Icon












Icon



Icon Icon Icon
All Overlays n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X X












X





X
Azimuth Rotations n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X



















X X
Heading Vector n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X













X


X

X
Logarithmic Vector Length n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X





















Color Attributes n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X




















X
ICON Levels (ghosting) n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a




Many







~7









2
Area Objects











T/R




P4 P4 P4 P4

F

F


X
T/R P4
Mouse over symbol shows detail info n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a













X
X

Menu


X X Menu Click
WX Values







X


X X












X


X X X X
Wind Barbs n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a
X







X X X X

F




X X
X X
PHG Circles n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X










X





X8
X X
Severe Storm Radii n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X










F







X
Weather Bounding Boxes n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a















F





X
X
Shows IGATES n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X X





X









X

X








































































SERVER/IGATE Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
Connect to Network Server n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a X X X X
X
X

X X X X X
X

X

X X X X X
Connect to Multiple Servers at once n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X


R



X X X X










X X
Auto-rotate Servers on Disconnect n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X













F





X

X
Igate to NET n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a X X


X



X X X X

X

X


X X X X
Igate to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X


X



X X X X

X

X


X
X X
Igate NWS messages to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X







X X X X

X





X
X X
Igate msg station's posits to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
X







X X X X

X





X
X X
Igate specific stations to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X







X X X X

X

NZ VERS


X
X X
Igate specific Objects to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X







X X X X

X





X
X
Igate specific Items to RF n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
















F





X
X
Igate specific stations by icon n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X
























Igate by DEST callsign n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a























X


No Igate if NOGATE or RFONLY seen n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a
















F

TCPIP Seen


X
X X
Native Web Server n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X









X X








X


Database Server Connectivity n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a














X







X
F F
Insertion ID (comma I) n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X




















X
X
Q-Construct TX n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X













F









Q-Construct RX n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X


X









F

X




X X
Does NOT expand Mic-E (relay/igate) n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X


X









X

X


X X X X
Provides local APRS server socket n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a

X











X



X


X X X F
Select igate path per object/station n/a n/a

n/a n/a n/a























X

X








































































DIRECTION FINDING Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
Omni-DF n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X




P P4 P P

F







X
Fade-Circle DF n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X




X X X X

F







F
Beam-Heading DF n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a
X

X




X X X X

F





X
X X
Support for RDF Equipment n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a



X




X X X X

F







F
Variable Bearing Line Length n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a
X

X










F








X
Bearing Line Quality n/a n/a


n/a n/a n/a
X

X




















X








































































COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOL Alinco DR 135TP Alinco DR 635T APRS Deluxe APRS Navi- gator Ham HUD Ken wood D7(A)G Ken wood D700A Linksys NSLU2 AGW Tracker APRS +SA APRS Point APRS ce Aprs DOS APRS ISCE/32 Balloon Track D mapper Jav APRS Marble Mac APRS Mac APRS OSX Win APRS X APRS Ozi APRS Net APRS APRS SCS Pocket APRS Radio Mobile SARTrack Smart Palm UI Mess enger Ui View 16 Ui View 32 USA Photo Maps Xastir YAAC
Bidirectional Messaging



X X X
X X

X X



X X X X

X X
X X
X X X X X
Shows msg capable stations











X X









X

F






Shows live operators











X













F





X
Messaging Auto-Answer





X

X

T25 X









F





T25
T25
NTS Messaging











X




X5 X5 X5 X5

F







F
ALT-NET Support








X

X X









X







P X
Telemetry








RX

X X









F





X


RELAY Digipeat NO! X



X X
X9

X X



X X X X

X X



X X
X Discouraged
WIDE1-1 Digipeat NO! X



X X




X












X


X
X X
RELAY/WIDE1-1 Support by Default







X12
























WIDEn-N Digi
X



X X




X












X


X

X
TRACEn-N Digi
X



X X




X
















X

X
Tactical Local Wide





X

X






















X X
Tactical Digi ALL





X

X






















X X
Alias Substitution
X



X X
X13


X









X





X
X X
Unlimited Aliases





X X




X
















X
X X
Restrict Digi to UI Frames





X

X


X
















X


Global Digi Enable/Disable
X



X

X




















X

X
Per-Interface Digi Enable/Disable