Saturday, September 11, 2010

Ham::APRS::DeviceID published

The Ham::APRS::DeviceID module, written by myself and used by, has been uploaded to the CPAN. The perl module makes a fierce attempt to detect the make and model of the APRS device which has transmitted an APRS packet.

The detection is based on the APRS destination callsigns listed at and mic-e type codes documented at If you wish to have your APRS software or tracker device detected by this module (and, please get in touch with Bob Bruninga to have it added in the relevant lists, and after that, please notify me that they've been updated. Thanks.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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