Monthly Archives: October 2018

Who uses Twitter, Swarm, and APRS?

I have to admit, this idea is not original. LeRoy Miller (kd8bxp) has a version which does the same written in PHP.

The version I wrote uses Python and can be ran on almost any system. I wrote it for Python 2.7 and it is running on Ubuntu 16.04. I did test it on Windows 10 with Python 2.7 and it works in that environment as well. I have an idea to take a Raspberry Pi and install Direwolf to receive APRS packets and run my program on the Raspberry Pi as well.

To see this in action, visit my Twitter account to see the Tweets sent by the program.

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