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[aprssig] Waypoints to GPS Receiver: Navigation

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Thu Aug 23 03:09:07 UTC 2007


Gerheim (callsign?) wrote...

> I finally have a GPS receiver that _receives_ NMEA data. A little
> experimentation has shown that the GPS receiver (GPSmap 60) attempts to
> uniquely name each waypoint it receives, even if they come from the same
> station/SSID.
>
> For example, waypoints from WA1XYZ-15 may be named "WA1XYZ 151",
> "WA1XYZ 154", etc...

What device is outputting the data to your GPS receiver. I have a T2-135. It
outputs the callsign-SSID as the waypoint name to a GPS receiver using Garmin
format. If I tell the GPS receiver to navigate to that waypoint, it doesn't
care if the waypoint moves every time an updated position is received
from that station. I've only tried it with a Garmin 76S so far, but will try
it with another receiver with a larger display when I get a cable made
up for it.

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





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