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 completely FREE.
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.
- How to Track your Teams?
- Tracking your Teams with GPS microphones
- Changes to the SARtrack Database system (January 2015)
- How to install and set up the Database system (January 2015)
- View the 2014 LandSAR Conference presentation (zip file, images and MS-Word document)
To download the software, please go to the Download page
The Update history can be found here.
NOW Available: The SARTrack Backpack antenna.
The SARTrack Backpack antenna
is now available for sale. This antenna is extremely flexible and
strong, and is intended for SAR teams in the field. The antenna
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.
that there is a minimum order quantity, depending on the frequency
required. 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 page.
While no longer recommended, 3 Gigabytes
of New Zealand Topographical Maps are available
as a sepparate package. Because of the
size of the file, please email me for the download instructions.
SARTrack 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 12 December 2013.