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[aprssig] "Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Thu Aug 23 08:09:26 UTC 2007


The original poster had his control head stolen, so that was always the
problem.

Still, never mind eh?...

Dave G0WBX.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen H. Smith [mailto:wa8lmf2 at aol.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 5:51 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] "Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC
> 
> 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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