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[aprssig] "Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC

Tim Cunningham tim_cunningham at mindspring.com
Tue Aug 21 02:48:58 UTC 2007


You could purchase a Kenwood TM-D710A at the Huntsville Hamfest (ARRL 
National Convention) this weekend, but they are not shipping them until next 
week (stuck in customs).


73's,
Tim - N8DEU
Huntsville, Alabama


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ralph Milnes" <ralphmilnes at patmedia.net>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 10:56 AM
Subject: [aprssig] "Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC


>I recently had the control head of my Kenwood D700 stolen from my car; the
> main unit was left behind. (Some advice: Don't leave your car unlocked! 
> Ham
> radio control heads look like GPS or Satellite Radio units to thieves.)
>
> So I need a replacement setup for my D700. I think I have several choices,
> so I'm looking for opinions:
>
> 1. Find a replacement D700 control head, but that's not likely.
> 2. Get a new or used D700
> 3. Get a new TM-D710 when they come out
> 4. Get a non-TNC radio and a separate TNC, such as the Tiny Tracker or
> OpenTracker.
>
> Money isn't really an issue -- I'm willing to pay for a new D710.
>
> (For a GPS, I'd probably continue using my Garmin GPS 18.)
>
> What would you do?
>
> 73
>
> Ralph KC2RLM
>
>
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