August 8, 2013

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T8D02)

Q) What does the term APRS mean?

A) Automatic Position Reporting System

NJ2X Notes:
APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) is a system developed by Bob Bruninga (WB4APR)  which uses amateur radio to transmit position reports, weather reports, telemetry, and messages between users.  A very useful APRS related tool is Google Maps APRS.

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