Guess it was inevitable with all the packet information here to eventually get to APRS To begin just some links and then hopefully some helpful hints.
What is APRS? http://www.aprs.org/
APRS Realtime Maps:
- APRS.fi (Opens to SW Florida): http://aprs.fi/#!lat=27.17990&lng=-82.38940
- Open APRS: http://www.openaprs.net/
- Android devices:
- APRS Droid: https://aprsdroid.org/
- APRS Track: http://www.aprstrack.com/
- APRS Messenger: http://www.crosscountrywireless.net/aprs_messenger_android.html
- Mobilinkd: Highly mobile packet: http://www.mobilinkd.com/
- Practical applications:
- APRS with just an Android ( Link )
Of course more to come… looking for an inexpensive non-smart phone/tablet tracking solution.
PS have something to share? Contact Elmer at SERC@N4SER.org