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Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Fri Aug 18 10:36:05 UTC 2006


On Thu, 17 Aug 2006, Bob Burns K4RXR wrote:

> Interesting point. The D700 will generate NMEA waypoints ($GPWPL
> sentences) for position reports that it receives and transmit them
> back to the GPS receiver on the GPS port of the D700. Some GPS's
> will then display those waypoints.
>
> Is there a PC-based APRS client that can read those waypoints from
> the RS-232 port on the D700?

That's not one of the GPS sentences I list on the Capabilities
Chart, so can't help you there (and I thought it'd be an easy thing
to answer!)

I know Xastir doesn't currently decode it, but that could be changed
in an instant.  Xastir does know how to send those sentences to a
GPS though.

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