StationRole

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- [[Tracker]] A tracker is usually a transmit-only radio device used in conjunction with a GPS.  It transmits location information.
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* [[Tracker]] A tracker is usually a transmit-only radio device used in conjunction with a GPS.  It transmits location information.
  
- [[IGate|I-Gate]] An I-Gate is a special kind of [[Digipeater|digipeater]] which acts as a gateway to/from the Internet and APRS-IS.
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* [[IGate|I-Gate]] An I-Gate is a special kind of [[Digipeater|digipeater]] which acts as a gateway to/from the Internet and APRS-IS.
  
- [[Digipeater]] A digipeater will accept packets and retransmit them.   
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* [[Digipeater]] A digipeater will accept packets and retransmit them.   
  
- [[Gateway]] A gateway is used to bridge two systems, it accepts packets on one system and retransmits them on the other.
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* [[Gateway]] A gateway is used to bridge two systems, it accepts packets on one system and retransmits them on the other.
  
- [[WeatherStation|Weather Station]] is a telemetry-type system.  Weather data is collected from sensors and transmitted.
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* [[WeatherStation|Weather Station]] is a telemetry-type system.  Weather data is collected from sensors and transmitted.
  
- [[MapDisplay|Map Display]] will show station information overlayed on a map.
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* [[MapDisplay|Map Display]] will show station information overlayed on a map.
  
- [[APRSClient|APRS Client]] is a station which has a user interface for messaging, map display, and other capabilities of interest to a human being.
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* [[APRSClient|APRS Client]] is a station which has a user interface for messaging, map display, and other capabilities of interest to a human being.

Revision as of 12:58, 14 August 2007

This page is to give a list of station roles, tasks or jobs that an APRS station can participate in.

  • Tracker A tracker is usually a transmit-only radio device used in conjunction with a GPS. It transmits location information.
  • I-Gate An I-Gate is a special kind of digipeater which acts as a gateway to/from the Internet and APRS-IS.
  • Digipeater A digipeater will accept packets and retransmit them.
  • Gateway A gateway is used to bridge two systems, it accepts packets on one system and retransmits them on the other.
  • Weather Station is a telemetry-type system. Weather data is collected from sensors and transmitted.
  • Map Display will show station information overlayed on a map.
  • APRS Client is a station which has a user interface for messaging, map display, and other capabilities of interest to a human being.
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