The OLPC XO laptop is well suited for Amateur Radio and Emergency Communications use.
Amateur Radio Software for the XO
APRS-XO XO specific page
APRS-XO is is a tiny APRS implementation for the XO computer. It lets you report your position within the global APRS network, receive
any incoming APRS messages and send any APRS messages or email.
Fldigi XO specific page Fldigi main page
Fldigi is a digital modem program. It supports CW, DominoEX-4,5,8,11,16,22, Feld-Hell, MFSK-4,8,16,22,31,32,64, MT-63,
PSK-31,63,125,250, Olivia, RTTY, Thor-4,5,8,11,16,22, Throb-1,2,4, WWV, etc...
Xastir XO specific page Xastir main page
Xastir is a much more robust APRS implementation than APRS-XO. Xastir supports maps, tnc's, gps's, weather station, etc.
Moon XO specific page
Moon is a simple Lunar phase activity including upcoming Lunar eclipse information and effects. Moon is included in the 8.2.0 XO
Software update. It is an extra download for 8.1.0 (first G1G1).