Networking, Protocols, and Devices
Topic: Tracking boats
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Jun 01, 2011, 11:38 am
I'm new in this topics and I'm not clear about what is the best solution.
I want to tracking the movement of paddle boats in a small park lake (15.000 square meter).
There are 20 boats, there is a small "island" in the middle of the lake and I want to have a real time tracking of the position of each boat.
I don't know if I have to go for an APRS system or a GPS system.
I appreciate any suggestion
Thank you very much in advance.
Seattle, WA USA
Re: Tracking boats
Jun 01, 2011, 12:20 pm
APRS (Amateur Packet Radio System) is a protocol for using a ham radio to transmit data.
GPS (Global positioning system) is a device for locating the specific position of something that the device is attached to.
Should be pretty obvious which you need.
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