Lietuvos Radijo Mėgėjų Draugija (LNRD) and RFinder are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement which became effective on June 17, 2016. LRMD has now joined as the twelfth Member Society of RFinder.
LRMD of Lithuania will be responsible for maintaining the very latest LT Repeater data for RFinder – The World Wide Repeater Directory. Lithuaniaian Radio Amateurs who subscribe will have access to the world's largest repeater directory while supporting LRMD of Lithuania.
RFinder is a steadily growing worldwide Repeater directory which has over 60,000 repeaters in over 170 countries. Annual $9.99USD ~9€ subscription to RFinder provides access to Repeater data through its collections of Apps on Android and iPhone, web, RT Systems and CHIRP radio programmers. RFinder's new feature of Repeater routing (http://routes.rfinder.net) allows finding of repeaters over routes worldwide. One subscription, access to Repeater data worldwide, from any computing device on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and popular GPS systems. Real-time radio programming on Android and iPhone is provided by the open source RFinderPi, which is based on the Raspberry Pi. RFinder is tightly integrated with EchoLink, both on Android and iPhone, providing one-click connection to repeaters worldwide from the directory!
The RFinder team is honoured to be LRMD – Lietuvos Radijo Mėgėjų Draugija's partner, providing the very latest repeater information and directory technology for the Radio Amateurs of Lithuania. We look forward to working with LRMD to make the directory even better for Lithuanian hams and visitors to Lithuania.
Our partnership with LRMD is our first Member society in Northern Europe, our first Baltic State, and the twelfth society to partner with us. We look forward to working with repeater coordinators in Lithuania and translating our apps into Lithuanian!," says Bob Greenberg, W2CYK, creator of RFinder. "LRMD is happy to collaborate to make sure the VHF and UHF repeater data is globally available to users of The World Wide Repeater Directory," says Simonas Kareiva, LY2EN, President and Chairman of LRMD.
Radio Amateurs of Canada and RFinder have been partners since March 1, 2014 and RAC endorses RFinder as the official Worldwide Repeater Directory for all Canadian Amateur Radio operators.
RFinder Android can be found at http://market.rfinder.net and RFinder iOS can be found at http://itunes.rfinder.net. Those without an Apple or Android device can subscribe with the link at the bottom of http://subscribe.rfinder.net.
Source: Bob Greenberg, W2CYK,