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[aprssig] Garmin eTrex (Yellow)

Derek Koonce derek at dkoonce.com
Thu Nov 17 22:15:57 UTC 2005


Dave,
I have found re-radiators on the following web site that may be of 
interest to many on the list.
    http://pc-mobile.net/gpsant.htm

Also, one can obtain connectors to PDAs and other mobile electronics.
Derek


Dave Baxter wrote:

>>>(The eTrex NO LONGER has any serial
>>>NMEA support!, no APRS) and it (the
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>>Seriously!?  Not even the eTrex Legend?  Or just the yellow one?  What about
>>the Geko?
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>AFIK (I have one!)  The basic Yellow eTrex, only has serial IO, using NMEA or Garmin formats, not USB.  It works very well with things like the TH-D7 and Ui-View etc, as well as all the usual mapping programs.  It does not have any map display, so no point in sending it any received posit's.
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>Works of external 3V power, or internal 2 AA cell's.  Is suposed to be waterproof, but not the battery cover, and I have doubts about the battery power feed into the case in that respect.  The main body is not openable without damage (it's welded) if it does object to a dunking.
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>If ayone has, or knows of where there is one, I'd like to source a "Power/Data/External Antenna" adapter insert (it replaces the battery pack) for an older Magellan GPS3000.
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>Cheers all..
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>Dave G0WBX.
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