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[aprssig] GPS/PC/D7A

Jason D. Triolo jasonacg at citicom.com
Thu Feb 22 05:41:05 UTC 2007


Stephen H. Smith wrote:

> However, there is a workaround.   Run UIview on the PC which will accept 
> the data sent from the D700.   In turn, UIview has a feature to 
> re-transmit the received GPS data, reformatted back to standard NMEA 
> format, out a virtual COM port for use by a second program.    In turn, 
> you can use a software bridge driver to connect this virtual port to any 
> NMEA-using application such as Street Atlas, MapPoint, Precision Mapping 
> etc.   

Okay, this may be the solution I was looking for. But the use of a 
software bridge driver is "uncharted territory" for me. Would a typical 
Windows installation have such a driver present, and if not, where do I 
find instructions for download/install/config/use?

In your workaround, is the D7[00] set to APRS mode or TNC mode?

Thanks.
Jason




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