[aprssig] Cheap GPS suggestion?

VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Mon Sep 25 17:15:23 CDT 2006

Alan WA4SCA wrote...

re the GPS18 USB
> Note that the very latest firmware supports a Garmin program,
> both downloadable from the Garmin web site, which takes the
> output from the USB version and creates a virtual serial port
> with NMEA output. I haven't tried it myself, but I have seen a
> couple of reports that it works with UI-View32.  FWIW

If Joel will be connecting it to a laptop in his truck, then the GPS18 USB
with the Garmin software would do the job. No matter what, I couldn't get it
installed on one laptop, but successfully installed it with another and it
did what it was supposed to do. If Joel wants to connect it up to something
like a TT3 or OT, the USB version would be out though.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"

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