APRSdroid - APRS Client

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About this app

APRSdroid is an APRS application for Amateur Radio (HAM) operators. It allows reporting your position as well as sending and receiving messages. It also conveniently displays nearby stations as a list or on a map.

Feel free to contact the author via e-mail with any issues you might encounter. If you are not satisfied, you will get a refund, no questions asked. As there is no way to reply to Play user reviews or to see who wrote them, please use e-mail!

To make full use of APRSdroid, you will need an APRS-IS passcode for your callsign. You can request one in advance at http://aprsdroid.org/passcode/

APRSdroid is Open Source Software written in Scala and licensed under the GPLv2.

The APRSdroid features are:
* See what is going on on APRS with the Hub View or on the map
* One-time or periodic position reporting to APRS
* APRS Messaging support
* Get detailed information about a station
* Follow the movement of a station on the map
* Support for GPS and network location
* Bi-directional APRS-IS support via TCP and AFSK
* Unidirectional position reporting via UDP and HTTP
* Bluetooth TNC support (beta quality)
* Status Bar notification when running and for incoming messages
* AFSK decoding via microphone
* Smart beaconing

The following features are planned for the next months:
* Position reporting profiles
* Tablet UI
* USB serial support

APRSdroid requires some permissions on Android: http://aprsdroid.org/permissions/
Updated on
Oct 10, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info, and Messages
No data collected
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Data isn’t encrypted
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Ratings and reviews

1.5K reviews
Eric Wickersham
December 1, 2023
I hadn't used this in a while, the last use was with the free version. That version stopped sending and receiving packets over TCP, despite all correct settings. So I uninstalled the free version, and paid for this new release. Same problems, no position reporting whatsoever. Nothing shown on the map. Nothing in the log. All required settings are correct. Bummer, it used to be great.
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Eric Davis
February 26, 2023
Been perfect until latest version where Location Access no longer has option to "allow all the time" so when using the service APRSdroid doesn't have GPS access unless the app is loaded. Would like to see an update. Thanks!!!! Still have the same problem where you can't select allow all the time for position, which renders the app useless while driving unless you have it open on your device. Otherwise great app!
25 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
April 17, 2019
I have used this app for years and it works great. It is very dependable and if you just follow the process to get it activated, everything works nicely. I would recommend two improvements to future versions: 1. If stopped at a location for more than say 10 minutes, the app should suspend broadcasting to save battery on the cell phone. 2. If the app had a "home location" and a target location set, then upon arriving to home, or a targeted destination, then the broadcast should turn off, saving battery time. These two features would just make a great app that much better!
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What's new

Fix latitude/longitude configuration on map