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An APRS parser for Python

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aprspy is an APRS packet parser and generator for Python.

Currently supports:-

  • Decoding
    • Standard compressed/uncompressed location packets
    • Mic-E location packets
    • Message packets (including bulletins and announcements)
    • Status report packets
  • Encoding
    • Uncompressed location packets
    • Message packets


Brief usage explanation:

>>> from aprspy import APRS
>>> packet = APRS.parse('XX1XX>APRS,TCPIP*,qAC,FOURTH:=5030.50N/10020.30W$221/000/A=005Test packet')
>>> packet
<PositionPacket: XX1XX>
>>> packet.latitude
>>> packet.longitude
>>> packet.course


Documentation can be found at


Dependencies needed for development can be installed with pip install -r dev-requirements.txt.

The documentation can be built locally by running make in the docs/ folder.

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