Setup GPS/APRS Positioning
The GPS/APRS tab allows to specify several so-called positioning systems. A positioning system is a collection of settings on how GPS information is send to the DMR or APRS network.
Edit/Create GPS System
Double-clicking a GPS system or clicking on the Add GPS System button will open the GPS system edit dialog.
This dialog allows to specify how the GPS information is send through the DMR network. That is the Name field specifies the name of the GPS system. The Destination field specifies the private-call contact, the information is send to. For example 262999 in the Brandmeister network. The Update Period specifies the period in which the current GPS information is send to the contact. The revert channel specifies to which channel the radio should switch back after the information has been send. This should always be [Selected].
Edit/Create APRS System
Double-clicking an APRS system or clicking on the Add APRS System button will open the APRS system edit dialog.
This dialog allows to specify how the GPS information is send through the APRS network. That is the Name field specifies the name of the GPS system. The Channel field specifies on which channel the APRS information should be send. This must be an analog channel with one of the typical APRS frequencies. The Source field speicifies your call and the source SSID, while the Destination field specifies the destination call and SSID. Path is an optional string containing the APRS path for the packet. The Icon combo-box allows to select an icon for the packets. These icons are then shown on APRS maps. The Update Period specifies how frequently an APRS packet should be send. Finally, the Message field allows to set an optional text message for the packet.