Software written for mapping APRS data just doesn't have the detail and
options needed for many SAR tracking operations. DMAPPER was written
specifically to connect ARPS to the higher quality mapping programs, so you
can now get automatic position plotting/tracking of your Search & Rescue,
Fire, or other personnel using the mapping software you prefer or are already
FLDigi/NBEMS: Fast Light Digital/Narrow Band
Emergency Messaging Software. FLDigi presents the opportunity for transmission
of bulletins and other mass communications with a single broadcast, and is used
for that purpose by a number of Federal Agencies. The sender and recipients must be at the radio and on frequency with the
software running at the same time. The hardware can be as simple as a HT and
the speaker and microphone of a laptop. This is a more complicated
software with multiple modules to download and configure, and those interested
are encouraged to find an Elmer to assist.
2000 (WL2K) is a worldwide system of volunteer resources supporting
e-mail by radio, with non-commercial links to internet e-mail. These
resources come from Amateur Radio, the Military Affiliate Radio Systems
(MARS), and other volunteer organizations. The system provides valuable
service to emergency communicators, and to licensed operators without
access to the internet. The Winlink Development Team (WDT) is committed
to continuous improvement using the most efficient and effective radio
modes and protocols for local, regional and long-distance applications,
together with modern computer and networking technology..
easy to use Slow-Scan TV program. You can transmit JPEG pictures and
other file formats. It's easy to do without even making a cable!
Just put the picture on your computer, run MMSSTV, hold your radio mic next to
the computer speaker and send the picture. You can receive the same way,
just put the speaker next to the microphone on your computer. Most
laptops have a microphone built in. One of my ARES collegues and I did
this one afternoon and the pictures came out great! If you have a
digital camera you can take on-site pictures and transmit them during an
A directory of Oregon hospitals.
Acrobat Reader: Most newer computers come with the
Acrobat Reader software already pre-installed. If you do not
already have Acrobat Reader it is very worthwhile to download and
install it on your computer since much of today's web content is
provided in Acrobat's "PDF" format. It's free, and to
get it, start by clicking the logo below.