aprs.fi by GainIO (Universal)
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Released: Dec 3, 2015
Version: 2.1.2
Size: 28 MB
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aprs.fi

GainIO
This is the official iPhone and iPad application of aprs.fi, the favourite APRS navigation site of the amateur radio world.

Navigate to addresses with clear step-by-step instructions. 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.

• Route guidance / driving directions
• 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 all currently-supported iPhone and iPad models
• Supports iOS 11/12/13/14
• Dark Mode support for an ergonomic viewing experience in low-light environments
• 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 require a subscription. All old and some new features will be available without a subscription fee. A list of features included in the Extra Features subscription package:

• APRS text messaging
• High-performance software DSP modem
• APRS-IS beaconing, with up to 10 callsign profiles
• Long time ranges in map and graph views

Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

GPS is not required for viewing APRS information.

Terms of service:
https://aprs.fi/page/app_terms

Privacy policy:
https://aprs.fi/page/app_privacy

What's new in version 2.1.2
• Handoff support on target information views: Open the same view on another device quickly
• Enable searching previously looked-up stations from iOS global search tool
• Fixed background audio processing in iOS 14: The DSP audio modem will keep running when app is in background. Naturally it also shows the red microphone warning about the app recording audio in background.
• Fixed a bug where iOS would resume audio processing when the app comes to foreground, even if TNC was disconnected previously.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + aprs.fi is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + aprs.fi is currently ranked #18 in paid Navigation apps for iPhone, as well as #59 in paid Navigation apps for iPad.
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