[aprssig] Help with Interfacing a GPS to Kantronics KPC-3
needhame1 at plateautel.net
Wed Jan 3 16:48:10 CST 2007
At 03:41 PM 1/3/2007, EXT-Maetta, John wrote:
>I use my laptop's serial port with Hyperterminal and cable to 'simulate
>the GPS' by sending the captured GPS $GPxxx strings to the KPC.
>This is the same cable, laptop and terminal program I use to set the KPC
But what I'm trying to say, and it may be more basic than
what is needed here, is that the TNC is configured the same as a
modem -- what do they call that??? DCE or something? And it appears
your GPS is configured the same way, because you can see the data
from the TNC (the "sign on message") and you can also see the strings
from the GPS. This means that data FROM each is on the same pin,
when it should, in fact, be on different pins. The GPS should
emulate your computer, not the TNC.
Somebody jump in here, I know what I'm trying to say, but I
don't have the right words to say it!
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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