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[aprssig] Need GPS for D700

Ed Empey wa7eth at verizon.net
Thu Feb 8 06:34:06 UTC 2007


I use my Garmin eTrex with my D700 and it works just fine.  No problems at
all.
Ed....WA7ETH 

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Jan T. Pharo
Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 10:26 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Need GPS for D700

"Chris Bouck" <cbouck01 at twcny.rr.com>, Wed, 7 Feb 2007 18:57:12 -0500:

>   I just purchased a D700 and love it. Now I want to connect a GPS 
>unit to show my position. I called the local candy store about a Garmin 
>eTrex. I thought it might be a good start. The guy said it won?t work 
>with the D700? I know a couple of other guys that are using them. 
>However, maybe they are older units? I?m not sure

Adding to what the others have said: I have been using an eTrex Vista with
the TH-D7 for quite a few years, now with a TM-D700. No trouble.
With NMEA out AND in (as in my eTrex), you'll also see stations received by
your TM-D700 as waypoints on the GPS display. 
I have previously been using GPSMAP76 and the older unit GPS45xl
occasionally in my car, all showing other fixed and moving APRS stations as
waypoints on the map (or the map-like screen on the 45).

--
73 de Jan, LA2BBA
Hvaler, Norway

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