This is the official iPhone and iPad application of aprs.fi, the favourite APRS web site of the amateur radio world.
Obtain immediate, real-time access to current APRS position information, weather reports, telemetry graphs, and more. Zoom and browse around the world and see stations immediately – no waiting.
• Search callsigns and addresses, with quick search-as-you-type and search history features
• Track multiple stations at the same time
• Filter information shown on the map (weather stations, AIS)
• View weather, telemetry and statistic graphs
• Beacon your position on aprs.fi
• Attach to a transceiver with a wireless connection to a BLE TNC, receive and transmit position beacons without the Internet
• Runs directly on top of the reliable and fast aprs.fi database
• Tested to work great on iPhone 5, 6, 7, 8, X, iPad 2, iPad Mini and all newer models
• Supports iOS 9/10/11/12
• High-resolution graphics for Retina and Retina HD displays with full APRS symbol set
Buy the app – get the web site for free!
Some new features introduced in future versions may require a small subscription fee. All currently existing and some new features will be available without a subscription fee.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
GPS is not required for viewing APRS information.
• TNC beaconing: Selected APRS packet path is stored in station config, and defaults to WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1
• Beacon view: Improved error reporting for TNC disconnection and network errors
• Beacon view: New switch to enable/disable transmitting altitude
• Beacon view: Improved validation and informational popups about correct AX.25 callsign syntax
• Beaconing has slightly stricter requirement for position fix accuracy (200 meters) to reduce jumping around a lot when inside without GPS coverage
• Map: New app setting to enable/disable displaying current location on the map, sometimes it obstructs the view too much
• Map: Road traffic layer is now disabled by default due to app crashes in the traffic layer code. Can be re-enabled in app settings.
Ratings and Reviews
- GainIO Oy
- 13 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © 2019 GainIO Ltd
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.