MB7UCU is a VHF 2m APRS DigiPeater
located near Maryport, Cumbria.
APRS in the UK Operates on 144.800mhz on FM (not digital)
APRS – what can it be used for?• Short text messages• Situational awareness• Location of repeaters / hotspots• Group bulletins• Position reports• Tracking• Current weather• SMS gateway• Winlink gateway• SOTA / POTA spotting• Much more!
Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is an amateur radio-based system for real time digital communications of information of immediate value in the local area. Data can include object Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates, weather station telemetry, text messages, announcements, queries, and other telemetry. APRS data can be displayed on a map, which can show stations, objects, tracks of moving objects, weather stations, search and rescue data, and direction finding data.
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