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[aprssig] "Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Wed Aug 22 16:50:54 UTC 2007


Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> Dave Baxter wrote:
>> I've heard that the D700 can be used without the controler.  I don't
>> know how, but I think I know who, so I'll ask for more info...
>>
>>   
>
> You just turn off the TNC, and then connect any external device 
> (TinyTrack, OpenTrack, TNC, Echolink or sound card interface, etc) to 
> the standard 6-pin mini-DIN data connector on the radio's main 
> chassis.  The only problem is that the DIN connector is automatically 
> connected to whichever side of the radio the mic is selected for.   
> (The new D710 has fixed this problem - an option in the config menu 
> allows you to assign the miniDIN permanently to either the A or B side 
> of the radio.)
>
>

OOPS!  Didn't realize you meant "without the remote control head".  I 
though you meant "TNC" by "controller" since the original post on this 
thread about about radios for use with external TNCs/trackers.........





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