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Jeffrey Phillips Freeman, WI2ARD (


Copyright © 2016 Syncleus, Inc.

Peak is a full suite APRS client and reference implementation for the APEX protocol. APEX is a next generation APRS based protocol. This repository represents the official application implementing APEX. It is a full-feature application for digipeating, compatible with most AX.25 KISS TNC devices, and utilizing the full APEX stack.

For more information on the project please check out the project’s home page.

Peak is Free and Open-source software under Apache Software License v2


Install the application using gem.

gem install peak

Running the app

Once installed copy the peak.conf.example file over to peak.conf in the /etc directory, then edit the file and replace it with your details. Next just run the application with the following command.

peak run

There isn't much to the application right now, the application is still pre-release so more features and configuration options should be added soon. For now the application will display all packets read in and send out a status, id, and beacon packet every 10 minutes.

This is Free software: Apache License v2


After checking out the repo, run `bin/setup` to install dependencies. You can also run `bin/console` for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run `bundle exec rake install`. To release a new version, update the version number in `app_info.rb`, and then run `bundle exec rake release`, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the `.gem` file to [](