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[aprssig] D700-external PIC processing

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at kd4rdb.com
Mon Feb 12 16:24:37 UTC 2007


You know we don't have to query the d700 all the time.... AI 1 <cr> will
cause it to spit loads of serial data out as it's happening.

Wes


On 2/12/07, Curt, WE7U <archer at eskimo.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Dennis Hudson wrote:
>
> > Would be cool to have this parser in programs like xastir as well.
> > You could simply open your laptop and use it for a display device
> > when and if wanted. Open and close the program as will without
> > interfering with the features you are used to on the D700's head.
> > When you want a full blown xastir station just switch to your TNC
> > profile on the D700.
>
> When the complete protocol is figured out and documented, let me
> know.  I'll see about adding it.  Another possibility would be to
> write a shim program that listened to the D700 on a serial port and
> produced APRS packets on a PTY port that Xastir could connect to.
> Then Xastir itself wouldn't have to change at all to receive and
> decode the data.
>
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