This is the web
site of SARTrack Limited, a company originally set up for the
development of Radio Tracking for Search and Rescue in New
Zealand, but now expanded into the development of an International
software package for both Search and Rescue organisations worldwide,
and Amateur Radio users.
The SARTrack software is
Now with many
different Maps (available
off-line after initial download) including Topographical and satellite
maps and Canada Toporama, all amateur radio APRS functions, and many
extra SAR features, including full Operations Management.
Some additional information for Search and Rescue users:
- SARTrack Search and Rescue features
- Deployment in the field: Preparation,
Deployment and Operations.
to Track your Teams?
- Tracking your Teams with GPS microphones
- Using SARTRack with the Database system
- How to install and set up the Database
system (Updated Sep 2016)
- Have a look at the recommended Database layout (PNG Image).
- How to program ICOM radios in IDAS mode (for dealers only)
To download the software, please go to
the Download page
The Update history can be found here.
Available: The SARTrack Backpack antenna.
The SARTrack Backpack
is now available for sale. This antenna is extremely flexible and
strong, and is intended for SAR teams in the field. The
will greatly increase the coverage of VHF handheld radios and Trackers,
and is in fact a requirement if an external (GPS) microphone is used
with the radio. The frequency range is approx. 8 Mc. The
default connector is a BNC male.
You can look at a short video clip of the antenna in use on YouTube.
The current price is NZD $89 plus freight (to convert in your currency
click here). The proceeds will
fund the further development of the free SARTrack software.
The minimum order is 5 antennas for every given frequency. Some frequencies are common enough to have a batch made to
keep in stock. Other frequencies require a minimum order of 10
antennas. To order, please use the Contact
While no longer recommended,
Zealand Topographical Maps are available
as a sepparate package. Because of the
size of the file, please email me for the download instructions.
no longer builds APRS Trackers or Repeaters. Any New
Zealand SAR group wanting to use the dedicated APRS VHF frequency, will
have to find
build the Trackers and Repeaters for them. My designs can be
I leave the
original information on the Trackers and Repeaters for reference on
this webside. Please
links on the left to find out more.
Please consider making a donation to support the ongoing development :)
Last updated 15 November 2015.