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[aprssig] Waypoints to GPS Receiver: Navigation

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Thu Aug 23 05:18:30 UTC 2007


Keith, have you loaded up the custom symbols yet?  Just curious.. the 
process isn't really well documented yet, and I've been meaning to do that.

Scott
N1VG

Keith VE7GDH wrote:
> 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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