Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[aprssig] Need Help Using APRS/CE with Kenwood D700

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sat Jun 23 23:12:15 UTC 2007


Allen Shuff wrote:
>
> I am trying to use APRS/CE with the following: Kenwood D700, Garmin 
> StreetPilot 1, and an IPAQ 4705.  Here is my configuration:
>
>  
>
> ·                     The D700 is connected to the D700 serial port 
> using a Socket Cordless Serial Adapter (CSA).GPS input.
>
> ·                     StreetPilot connected to D700.
>
> ·                     D700 in TNC PKT mode.
>
> ·                     Communication settings are:  com1, 9600 baud 
> rate, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit (Note: TNC Type shows "None" and I can 
> not select anything else from the pull-down menu.
>
> ·                     GPS setting is Data from TNC Automatically
>
>  
>
> When using the D700 and CSA with APRS +SA, my position is reported 
> correctly on APRS +SA on my laptop; however, after attempting to send 
> my position,  see a message similar to:  
> TNC>232036z0000.00N/0000.00W>000/000 followed by no digipeat of your 
> packet was heard.
>
>  
>


This query as  posted, makes no sense.  

o     What does "The D700 is connected to the D700 serial port" mean???    

o     What is a Socket Cordless Serial Adapter?  Is it a bluetooth-type 
dongle?  A serial-to-USB converter? or what?

o     "(Note: TNC Type shows "None" and I can not select anything else 
from the pull-down menu."  in what program or application? 

o     Does the Street Pilot have a serial port?    

o     Is it connected to the dedicated GPS port on the D700?




--

Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
EchoLink Node:      14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.com  --OR--   http://wa8lmf.net

NEW!   World Digipeater Map
  http://wa8lmf.net/APRSmaps

JavAPRS Filter Port 14580 Guide
  http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/JAVaprsFilters.htm

"APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
  http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths

Updated "Rev H" APRS            http://wa8lmf.net/aprs
Symbols Set for UI-View,
UIpoint and APRSplus:








More information about the aprssig mailing list