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[aprssig] GPS for D700A

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Jul 25 16:13:33 UTC 2007


If you want a map, the Garmin GPSmap 176C and 276C work well.  I just 
picked up a 176C on eBay for about $200.

If you don't need a display, see http://www.rpc-electronics.com for 
Deluo GPS receivers and adapters.  I carry the receivers myself, but not 
the D700 adapter.  For whatever reason, Kenwood didn't include power on 
the GPS connector and you've got to have an external power source.

Scott
N1VG

Doug Ferrell wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2007, KC0RNP-Richard N. Piper IV wrote:
> 
>> I am looking for a cheep GPS unit for my D700A. I do not wish to have to
>> make or "splice" any cable to make it work with my D700A. I know that AvMap
>> works out of the box but don't wish to pay that kind of $. I saw a GPS unit
>> on TAPR that has an serial connector, would that work with my D700A as it
>> has a serial connection on the front of the radio?
> 
>   RIchard I would look for the Garmin II+ or III+ on ebay. Lots of
> accessories available and you can get them cheap. Some vendors even have
> the cig lighter & mini-plug for D700 operation. I have used many of these
> with my D700's.
> 





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