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[aprssig] Waypoint truncation

Tyson S. timbercutter at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 5 20:29:51 UTC 2006


Scott,

     I just checked my Kenwood TH-D7A(G) and it will do NMEA 6, 7, 8,
or 9 digits for the waypoint (Garmin). Only 6 digits for the Magellan
option (I have never used it), and a DGPS option (Don't remember what
it's for).

--- "A.J. Farmer (AJ3U)" <farmer.aj at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Scott,
> 
> This is just a menu setting on the Kenwoods.  The default is 6
> characters.  All you have to do is to go into the D700 or D7 menu and
> change the setting from 6 characters to 9 characters.  That way it
> will send the entire callsign to the GPS.  I don't have the book in
> front of me right now or else I would give you the exact setting, but
> it is pretty easy to find.  Just look on the APRS menu.
> 
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U

Check out my APRS digipeater:
http://map.findu.com/FIELDR

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