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Using the D700 without the control head. (Was RE: [aprssig]"Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC)

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Fri Aug 24 08:20:37 UTC 2007


Hi...

He says his control head is in 30 pieces, after it had an argument with
his car door!  So, yes, it controls the "Headless" radio, that he uses
for his home APRS station now..   That is all I know.

	Dave.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Noskowicz [mailto:noskosteve at yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:00 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Using the D700 without the control head. (Was 
> RE: [aprssig]"Best" Mobile APRS Radio & TNC)
> 
> 
>  Dave,
>   Are you sure it controls a head-less radio?    That
> page doesn't say.
>   Disconnecting the D700 head shuts down he radio.  It 
> appears that there is an "are-you-connected" watchdog.
>    A fella has done this for the 706 to talk with the 
> control-head interface on the radio.  That requires custom 
> hardware as well as specially timed keep-alive responses from 
> the phantom-head. 
>   Or does it just control the radio via the serial port, but 
> the head is still connected?
> 
> 73, Steve K9DCI
> 
> --- Dave Baxter <dave at emv.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > http://www.btinternet.com/~g6odt/d700.html
> > 
> > Shows a program to do the rig control trick without the head unit.
> > 
> > Like the page says, still in beta state, but my contact says it's 
> > reasonably reliable.
> > 
> > Though you may have to put the power up command in UiView's (or
> > Xastir's?) setup script several times for example.
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks to Dean, G7PKF for the info, not sure if he's on this list.
> > 
> > 73.
> > 
> > Dave G0WBX.
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