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Old 11-20-2017, 12:38 PM
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I have not checked my APRS track in a while but I will be taking a trip tomorrow from Fort Worth to Chicago, back on Sunday. I used to give people the old "www.mail2600.com" website to see my progress and approximate my time to arrive at destination. It looks like that site is down or gone. Seems I heard something about that a while back.

I had save the website address "aprs.com" and just tried it out. Seems ok but maybe a bit hard for novices to use and I don't know if it will update flight progress with just a refresh.

What is the "best" (subjective thing of course) website that I can send to my loved ones so they can track me?

I'm also using the free trial for flightracker24 so they can see my progress via ADSB out but there is a lot of non-coverage between here and there.

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Old 11-20-2017, 12:41 PM
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The one I've used for ten years is "aprs.fi". Here is the link you can give your friends:

https://aprs.fi/#!mt=roadmap&z=10&call=a%2FN247TD&timerange=86400& tail=86400
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Old 11-20-2017, 01:04 PM
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Thanks Sam. That looks like what I am used to and it turns out I already am registered there.
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Old 11-20-2017, 03:59 PM
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I agree that http://aprs.fi is the best for live tracking. The http://airprs.com is good for reviewing flights.
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Old 11-20-2017, 10:18 PM
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What about airprs.com for live tracking? It sure does a good job of recording my flights for review later...

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