[aprssig] USB GPS receiver
Bill Vodall WA7NWP
wa7nwp at jnos.org
Thu Oct 27 12:29:12 CDT 2005
> USB devices WILL ONLY WORK WITH A PC! USB is a totally "PC-centric"
> protocol. There is NO PRACTICAL WAY to make an external USB device work
> with a serial port on TNCs, TinyTraks, D700s, or anything else OTHER
> than a USB port on a PC.
It's not an absolute. They can build a USB reader in a mini-fm
transmitter and sell it for $25 at Costco. Not the one in the link but
No doubt a thumb drive is simpler then a serial port but still it proves
that it is possible to build embedded devices that do USB.
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