Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Android

The free Kestrel LiNK Ballistics application for Android devices is the perfect companion to the Kestrel Sportsman and Kestrel Elite Weather Meters with Applied Ballistics. Build and manage your gun/bullet profiles and download them to your Kestrel Sportsman before you set out. At the range or match, secure your Kestrel Sportsman to a tripod using the optional Kestrel Vane Mount and use the app to quickly adjust the target range and view the shooting solution and wind rose without leaving your shooting position.

Download Kestrel LiNK for Windows on the Google Play Store.




Compatible with most Android phones and tablets with Bluetooth Smart and Android 4.3 and later.

Short Overview:

  • Wirelessly adjust the target range on your Kestrel and view resulting elevation and windage solution without ever leaving your shooting position.
  • Simultaneously view elevation and windage solution for up to 8 targets (available only for Kestrel Elite). Build and transfer custom gun/bullet profiles.
  • Applied Ballistics G1/G7 bullet library provides comprehensive and accurate data for over 500 bullets.
  • Bullet library includes Applied Ballistics Custom Drag Models, providing exact drag profiles for supersonic, transonic and subsonic bullet flight (available only for Kestrel Elite).
  • Compatible with Kestrel 5 Series Ballistics with LiNK.
    • Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics with LiNK
    • Kestrel Elite Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics with LiNK

Demo Screen Shots:

Kestrel Meter Compatibility:

  • Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics with LiNK
  • Kestrel Elite Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics with LiNK

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Apple IOS

The free Kestrel LiNk Ballistics application is the perfect companion for your Kestrel Elite Weather Meter or Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter with LiNK, powered by Bluetooth Smart.

This App. provides full gun management as well as access to the Applied Ballistics library of custom drag curves for transfer to the Kestrel. For the Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter, remote control of your Kestrel is enabled engagement is enabled for PRS shooters and other competitive shooting.

  • Single Target Engagement - Maximize the capability of your Applied Ballistics Kestrel by allowing it to directly measure the wind speed and direction and still easily view your shooting solution.
  • Multi-Target Engagement - Prior to a stage, pre-compute all of you holds for the stage for up to 8 targets. (Elite model only).
  • Gun Profile Management - upload, download, and manage all of your gun profiles. Full access to the Applies ballistics G1, G7, and custom drag curve (Elite model only) library of bullets is available.
Enabling Live Wind Capture:
  1. While in AB mode, highlight Wind.
  2. Press the top center (-) button to enter Wind Capture mode
  3. The label will change to "W>" to indicate that the Wind Capture mode is enabled.
  4. The moving 5-Decond average for windage and wind speed will be continually displayed on the wind line.
  5. The 5-Second rolling average wind measurement will be captured in Wind Speed 1 and the highest wind speed will be captured in Wind Speed 2. This allows you to accurately bracket the wind speed values as well as your shooting solution.
  6. When in Wind Capture mode and connected to the application, your windage holds will automatically update on your IOS device.