[aprssig] Help setting up Kenwood D700A

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


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)


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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