I'm learning about all of this - inspired by http://www.faribault.k12.mn.us/brian/aprs/mine/index.htm
Let me see if I have this straight. I want to track my vehicles' locations with APRS.
I will need:
in each car:
GPS, TinyTracker3, Radio
Telemetry Modem, Radio
I should expect to spend:
$100-200 for GPS
$62 for TT3 Assembled
$150 for each radio
$100 for the modem
correct so far?
$1070 seems expensive to track 2 cars, but considering the cost of lo-jack, and the advantages over lo-jack, it also seems like it's in a price range I might be able to talk myself into...
I will also need a HAM technician's license (test looks fairly simple).
What suppliers should I look towards for these supplies?
What Radio's do you recommend that I purchase?
also... for powering this equipment - do any of you power it directly from the car battery? Or does everyone just keep charging the batteries for the equipment in the car?