Overview

APRS Device Capabilities Chart
Device Features Table
Notes and Links


Sheet 1: APRS Device Capabilities Chart

11/07/2011 15:36:50
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Sheet 2: Device Features Table


Alinco

ArgentData






Byonics





Cross Country Wireless Ham HUD Kantronics Kenwood


Linksys RPC Electronics



Yaesu


FEATURES DR 135TP DR 620T DR 635T OT1 OT1+ OT1M OT1X Open Tracker USB T2 T2 135 T2 301 Pocket Tracker TT1 TT2 TT3 Micro Trak TT4 MT-T4 Digi Tracker II-e KPC3+ D7(A)G D700A D710A D72 NSLU2 Rtrak Rtrak LP Rtrak Lite Rtrak SAR YAG Tracker FTM 350AR VX 8R VX 8DR VX 8GR
Exit Strategy n/a Discon tinued 2005 n/a

Discon tinued Discon tinued










n/a Open Source
Discon tinued 2008? n/a n/a n/a n/a Discon tinued


n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Last Updated 2005 2002 2005 2008 2009 2008 2008 2011 2011 2011 2011




2009 2009 2009 2006
2000 1999 2008 2006 2006



2011 2010 2009 2009 2009
User upgradeable firmware


X X X X X X X X




X X
X X

X X X X X X X X



Price (US Dollars) 269 454 350
32 (kit)

40 95 85 229




65 65 96 140
n/a 475
84 84




600 D/C 410 360
Internal Radio









X





X





X





X X X X
POS Format


APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91 APRS Base91




Mic-E APRS Base-91 Mic-E APRS Base-91 NMEA
NMEA Mic-E Mic-E Mic-E Mic-E




Mic-E Mic-E Mic-E Mic-E Mic-E
Message Bits




















X X X X





X X

Multi-Position Comments






Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting




Status Comments Btext Status Comments Btext 1
4 Ltext
5 5 5





16 10 10 10
Separate Status Texts






Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting






1


5 5 5





5 5 5 5
Beacon Texts






Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting Via scripting




X X 1
1 Btext 1 Btext 1 Btext 1 Btext 1 Btext





5 5 5 5
Digi Aliases-no substitution







8 8 8








1 1 1 1 1









Digi Aliases-substitution







8 8 8




3 3 X
4
X X X









XXXn-N w/o Tracing







X X X




X X

UIFLOOD
UIFLOOD UIFLOOD UIFLOOD









XXXn-N w/Tracing







X X X




X X

UITRACE
UITRACE UITRACE UITRACE









SSID Routing





















X X X









Mailbox



















X
X X X









Telemetry 5-ch















X X

X













Telemetry Other


X X X X X X X X




8-digital 8-digital
















CW Beacon






X X X X




X X

X













CW Text






X X X X




X X

X













Serial-to-Packet TX


X X X X X X X X




X X Converse
Converse Converse Converse Converse Converse









RX-to-Serial Packet



X

X X X X




TAPR2 TAPR2 Converse
TAPR2 TAPR2 TAPR2 TAPR2 TAPR2









KISS


X X X X X X X X




X X

X

X X









KISS back-to-back packets



















X













KISS-Long packets















X (1k) X (1k)

X

X X









SmartBeaconing


X X X X X X X X




X X




X X





X
X X
Profile Switching


X X X X X X X X




X X X


5 PM's 5 PM's X









TX on Clear Channel


X X X X X X X X




X X

X X X X X





X X X X
TX Power









5W









X X X X
500mW 350mW


X X X X
Scripting






X X X X























½ Sec Time Slots



X

X X X X








X













Garmin FMI Support







X X X























Integrated GPS






Optional















X
Trimble Copernicus Micro Modular Micro Modular Micro Modular X X
X X
Integrated GPS Antenna






Optional















X



X X


X
Internal Batteries




















X

X



X X
X X X
Temp Sensor


X X X X X X X X




X X













X X X
Voltage Sensor


X X X X X X X X




X X













X X X
Barometric Sensor































X X
Water Resistant:Submersion































X X
Water Resistant:Spray

































X
Transmit Altitude


X X X X X X X X




X X











X X X X X
Timestamps


X X X X X X X X




X X

X









X X X X
Serial Ports


1 1 1 1 2+USB 2 2 2




2 2

X X X X X





X


Proportional Pathing



X

X X X X




X X




X X




X X
X X
Pre-emptive Digipeating







X X X




X X
















Weather Support


X X X X X X X X




Peet Peet
















GPS Waypoint Output



X

X X X X




NMEA Kenwood Magellan NMEA Kenwood Magellan


NMEA NMEA Kenwood Magellan NMEA Kenwood Magellan NMEA Kenwood Magellan





NMEA GPS & RMC

NMEA GPS & RMC
LCD Display Support







X






X X


X X X X




X X X X X
Keyboard Support






X X X X




X X



X











Mic-E Type Codes


X X X X X X X X




X X


X X X X




X X X X X
APRS Messaging


T T T T T T T T




X X


X X X X




X X X X X
Time-Slotting















X X
















300 Baud






X X X X




T T
















9600 Baud







X X X




T/R T/R


X X X X





X X X X
DAO Support















X X
















Digi Dupe-checking















X X
















Callsign Filtering















X X



X X X














































Sheet 3: Notes and Links

X = Supported
P = Partial Support
F = Future Support Planned
N = Next Release Supports This
U = Unlimited


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Alinco
ArgentData
Byonics
Cross Country Wireless
HamHUD
Kantronics
Kenwood
Linksys NSLU2
RPC Electronics
Yaesu