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[aprssig] Re: aprssig Digest, Vol 9, Issue 19

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Mar 15 20:21:03 UTC 2005


On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Stephanie Steele wrote:

> >>Try a PocketTracker mated with a GPS.  Any kind of puck-type or
> >>board-level GPS will still need an addition battery/power-supply to
> >>run it.  It might be better to just use a cheap handheld GPS that
>
> You can run the Garmin GPS-18LVC from the 5v power supply built into the
> Pocket Tracker. This is how I fly my balloon capsule and it works just fine.

Cool.  How long does it last on a fresh 9V alkaline, and at what
transmit rate?

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