aprs.fi v2.0.2 released

GainIO has released aprs.fi version 2.0.2 for iOS.  This is the official iPhone and iPad application of aprs.fi, the  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

aprs.fi for iOS can be downloaded for $6.99 from the Apple App Store

Support for the aprs.fi iOS app for iPhone and iPad is available at http://aprs.fi/page/app_support


What’s New in Version 2.0.2

• In 2.0 a new Extra Features subscription package is available with the following new features:

– APRS text messaging

– APRS-IS position beaconing

– A high-performance software DSP modem

– Long time ranges in map and graph views

– Up to 10 station profiles in Beacon

• Beacon has a new “maximum transmit interval” control

• Faster panning of map to current location on startup

• A few bugs squashed here and there, as usual!


Version 2.0.2

• Added a “Restore previous purchases” button to Subscription view to help restoring purchases to additional devices

• Added a button/menu option in station details view to start sending APRS messages to an APRS station

• Adjusted button and title strings to make it easier to find the software DSP modem from the TNC view

In 2.0.1 a few smaller fixes:

• Two additional specific error messages for failed message transmission due to a bad callsign or missing login

• Two fixes to Large Text dynamic layout in Messaging and TNC selection views

• Two fixes to Dark Mode background colors

• The “manage subscriptions” link in subscription purchasing view now works on iOS 12+