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[aprssig] New Kenwood radio?

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Tue Sep 19 15:55:19 UTC 2006


The custom waypoint symbol feature works.  At least on the GPSmap 60CS - I
don't know if anyone else has tried on another model.  You have to upload
the symbol set beforehand using the Ximage utility.

I'd add support specifically for the AvMap units, but they don't publish any
protocol details (aside from generic NMEA support) and they really don't
seem that flexible when it comes to waypoint symbols and comments.  I don't
have one myself, so I'm not really sure.

Scott
N1VG

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Jason Winningham
> Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 8:46 AM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] New Kenwood radio?
> 
> 
> On Sep 19, 2006, at 10:19 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> 
> > but it has separate icons for those that are
> > moving and those that are fixed.  This makes it esier to see the
> > mobiles.
> 
> The Tracker2 in Garmin binary mode will use an appropriate distinct 
> symbol for each station type, and I think there is (or will be) 
> provisions for a custom icon set downloaded to your GPS to 
> make it even 
> better.  I have used it in the former mode, and it is orders of 
> magnitude ahead of the NMEA waypoint feature of the D7/D700.
> 
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
> 
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