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[aprssig] Help setting up Kenwood D700A

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Wed Sep 14 17:47:12 UTC 2005


Vic,

Does the display also show that you have BCON enabled? Several times 
friends of mine have run into this situation and then they think to 
enable it, or I remind them, :-)

The display will have a BCON displayed just left of the flashing GPS 
(indicating valid NMEA input)

Robbie

Vic Fraenckel wrote:
> Steve, K9DCI
>  
> You wrote:
>  >Scanning this thread, I didn't see anyone say that when you have the 
> GPS >connected correctly and the sentences are being received by the 
> D700 , the "GPS" >at the top of teh D700 display blinks.
>  
> Yes, the GPS is blinking. I have disconnected the computer and set the 
> radio to APRS mode. What controls the reporting of MY POS? Doesn't get 
> sent automatically in this mode at the interval (Mine set to 2 minutes) 
> set in menu 3-D? I have PACKET TX set to AUTO in 3-C and BEEP set to 
> MINE in 3-F. I was out and about for a couple of hours and saw MY POS on 
> the terminal once (can't drive and watch terminal) and findu only shows 
> one position report. I expected a slew of them.
>  
> Let me take this opportunity to apologize for accidently sending a post 
> to this group without deleting some of my signature.
>  
> Also, I want to thank all of you who are helping me get it together on 
> my D700A. This has been wonderfully helpful.
>  
> Vic
> 
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>  
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