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  • Sunday, July 8, 2012

    RFinder - The Worldwide Repeater Directory (WWRD) now supports AvMap G5/G6 APRS



    Press Release
    07/06/2012
    From the QTH of W2CYK
    For immediate release

    RFinder - The Worldwide Repeater Directory (WWRD) now has a new user interface! AvMap G5/G6 APRS, the GPS for Amateur Radio Operators.

    We are pleased to announce that RFinder support AvMap Points of Interest. This means you can pre-populate your GPS device with repeater data on your route, and see machines on the map or in a listing with connection details such as frequency, shift, PL, etc. Just go to http://web.rfinder.net, put in your location and radius. Choose AVMap and click export. Then import the resulting file into AvMap GeoSat software on Windows or Mac and write it to your device.

    The WWRD Supporting AvMap is just another step of making The World Wide Repeater Directory, it's third party applications such as RT Systems and CHIRP and of course the RFinder family of programs on iPhone, Android and www, Ham Radio's one-stop-shop for repeater data, no matter what the technology used for repeating radio signals. No matter what computing device you use to look up repeater data anywhere on earth. AvMap APRS GPS was the next logical place for The World Wide Repeater Directory to be. 

    RFinder is available in the Apple App Store for iPhone and Android, the web version can be found athttp://www.rfinder.net.
    RT Systems radio programming software for Window is WWRD enabled and can be found athttp://www.rtsystemsinc.com
    CHIRP is open source software and is WWRD enabled and can be found at http://chirp.danplanet.com 
    AvMap information can be found at http://www.avmap.us/products/terr/geosat_6_aprs-664/introduction