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[aprssig] Newer GARMIN GPS Units OK for APRS?

Kurt O. Jauss kf6hjo at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 2 15:17:29 UTC 2005


I run a STREETPILOT III with my D700 and it does place the stations on 
the map as WAYPOINT.  Also my new Garmin 296 had a lot of problems with 
APRS as it would cause memory problems. They updated the software and it 
didn't upload any waypoints. The last update works great.

    Kurt

Ev Batey WA6CRE wrote:

>
> Ralph, Let me know what you find .. I'm getting too blind for my GPS-V 
> .. Some fellow lids have assured me the newer Garmin series are 
> APRS-Proof ..  I dont think they were enough evidence for me as they 
> dont do APRS.  Thnx.
> <snip>
>
>> Does anyone know if the newer (?) Garmin GPSes in the 300 and 2600 
>> series
>> would work for APRS?
>>
>> <snip>
>> Ralph KC2RLM
>>
>>
>>
>>
>





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