Re: Cost to be online?

Lynn Deffenbaugh
 

Fred,

There is no way I can give you any idea on the data passed per month, week, day, or even hour. It all depends on the APRS activity in your specified range as well as your specific configuration for beaconing.

I highly recommend that anyone running this program have an UNLIMITED data plan on your phone. There are so many variables in the APRS-IS feed that you could very quickly rack up a bill that would astound you.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

PS. Be especially cautious of "disabled" data connections. AT&T in particular likes to switch you back to a "pay as you go" plan which can seriously put a dent in your wallet.

For instance, here's my current detail with APRSISCE running 24x7 with a 70 mile range configured from KJ4ERJ-12 coordinates:

07/29 04:35 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 16KB
07/28 10:03 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 3KB
07/28 05:17 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 542KB
07/28 05:09 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 31KB
07/28 05:04 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 2KB
07/28 12:10 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 50KB
07/27 02:58 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 162KB
07/26 11:28 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 462KB
07/26 11:18 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 23KB
07/26 05:41 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 706KB
07/26 05:21 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 31KB
07/26 03:23 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 33KB
07/26 12:07 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 2954KB
07/26 11:34 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 3568KB
07/26 11:26 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 4KB
07/26 11:23 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 3KB
07/26 10:28 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 173KB
07/25 04:22 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 507KB
07/25 12:12 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 47KB
07/25 12:01 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 2KB
07/25 08:56 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 72KB
07/24 09:02 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 1622KB
07/24 12:31 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 517KB
07/24 12:19 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 6KB
07/24 12:10 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 36KB
07/23 08:34 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 63KB
07/23 08:21 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 8KB
07/23 06:54 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 10KB
07/23 02:40 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 583KB
07/22 03:36 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 1118KB
07/22 02:56 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 1352KB
07/22 12:56 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 200KB
07/21 10:46 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 1570KB
07/21 03:53 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 531KB
07/20 12:25 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 1017KB
07/20 02:34 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 882KB
07/19 06:34 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 805KB
07/19 01:16 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 62KB
07/19 09:19 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 245KB
07/18 11:11 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 3139KB
07/18 11:07 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 13KB
07/18 10:35 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 117KB
07/18 02:37 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 852KB
07/17 06:07 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 961KB
07/17 06:00 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 15KB
07/17 01:21 PM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 70KB
07/17 11:16 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 74KB
07/17 08:26 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 308KB
07/17 08:07 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 3KB
07/17 02:34 AM wap.cingular <JavaScript:openPAB('wap.cingular')> Internet/MEdia Net Sent 383KB





Broncus wrote:


Greetings,

Currently on my phones (all in family) the internet connection has been disabled. This has been doen to eliminate costs involved with general run-of-the-mill stuff like surfing, downloading songs, etc.

I am curious if anyone knows the cost breakdown for running this software. Obvious the cost varies, so I guess I am really looking for how much data is passed/received per month.

Thanks!

Best regards,
Fred

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