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[aprssig] Delorme LT-20 - Cart bought before the Horse

Doug Ferrell kd4moj at kd4moj.org
Fri Apr 14 14:02:10 UTC 2006


On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Wes Johnston wrote:

> I know some commercial mapping programs that would connect to a GPS directly 
> via the USB port, but don't know of any aprs programs, so you have to fall 
> back on providing the aprs programs a com port to talk to.  Seems like if 
> their software could map the USB port to a psuedo comport (ie com8 or com9), 
> then you'd just tell your APRS software to use com8 or com9 as a GPS port.
> 
> Wes

 If the USB GPS shows up as a comm port (i.e. Microsoft Streets GPS) you
can use it. Just set one of those up with AprsPoint. uses COM5 on this
setup.

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...DOUG
KD4MOJ








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