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[aprssig] A question ref APRS+SA AND D-700

Stephen H. Smith WA8LMF2 at aol.com
Sun Aug 8 04:55:07 UTC 2004



Keith Allen wrote on 8/7/2004, 9:24 PM:

 > A local associate has a D-700 hooked up in the vehicle and a GPS UNIT
 > functioning properly to it.
 >
 > He went to hook up a mobile computer to it and run APRS+SA and can not
 > get the position reporting right.  Does APRS+SA not integrate the GPS
 > data via the D-700, or will he have to hook the GPS to a second data
 > port on the computer?
 >
 > 73.  Keith.  AG4AC.

APRSplus works perfectly with the D700, but you have to select the 
special "MODE7" setting in the Mode pulldown in the "Port1 TNC" area of 
the "Settings, Main" screen.   This tells APRSplus to ignore the 
settings in the second box for "Port 2 GPS" and to expect both TNC and 
GPS data on Port 1.


Stephen H. Smith                   wa8lmf (at) aol.com

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