APRS and Search and Rescue

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Cave Rescue Team was awarded a research grant by the Mountain Rescue Association to study the use of the Automatic Position Reporting System (APRS) in tracking SAR teams. The links below are reports on the progress of this work. Feel free to read them and send any feedback to aprs@caverescue.net.

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MRA Documents

Hardware/Software

MRA Grant Proposal

Cable and Connector Wiring Guide (PDF Version)
MRA APRS Grant Report #1 Vendor List (Software and Hardware)
MRA APRS Grant Report #2 FindU.com (Web APRS Tracking)
Summary Article (MRA Conference Handout, June 2003)
MRA Conference Slides (PDF)

QST Article

UTM Grid Readers

 

 

Jeff Lehman, KD6DHB
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Cave Rescue Team
May 1, 2005