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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.


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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