APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) apps are used for real-time tracking and communication, primarily in the field of amateur radio communications. Here's a list of the typical information these apps collect.
Location Data. GPS coordinates of the user or device, providing real-time tracking of the position.
Status Information. The status of the device or user, such as speed, direction, and altitude.
Text Messages. Sending and receiving text messages between APRS users.
Weather Information. Weather data collected from weather stations connected to the APRS system.
Telemetry Data. Technical data collected from sensors or connected devices, such as temperature, pressure, and humidity.
User Identification. Callsigns and identifiers of APRS users, which may include information about the station or individual.
Maps and Routes. Display of maps and routes based on the location data of APRS users.
Activity Logs. Detailed logging of APRS activities, including movements and communications.
Alerts and Notifications. Alerts on specific events, such as the approach of other APRS users or changes in weather conditions.
Compliance Data. Information relevant to regulatory compliance, especially in relation to radio frequencies and licenses.