APRS World Database1 dataset
APRS World is unique from other APRS databases like findu.com in that all of the software used is Open Source and is available to anyone interested in learning from it. The APRS parser development site is at aprsworld.sourceforge.net.
The APRS World archeticture has proven itself to be powerful and scaleable. Currently APRS World provides over 2 million maps per month for findu.com as well as hundreds of thousands of hits and maps from APRS World datamart and other sites.
Offsite — [begin excerpt from Integrating the Aprsworld Database Into Your Application] The aprsworld.net project was started in March 2001 by James Jefferson Jarvis, KB0THN. The goal from the beginning has ben to parse the APRS internet stream into data that can be stored in a relational database system. As the time of writing (September 2003) about 1 million raw APRS packets ...