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[aprssig] D710 standalone control head!

Ken H> sailingtoo at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 02:18:30 UTC 2007


On 9/30/07, Bob Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> > Interesting...  So, if the link between the
> > control head and the radio itself used
> > something like Yeasu's CAT or ICOM's CI-Bus,
>
> I think maybe you missed some important facts in previous  posts about this stand alone display head:
>
> 1) it only connects to audio connections
> 2) it is not a control head (sorry I used that word once)
> 3) It comes with the mini-din cable for connecting to the audio and discriminator parts of the radio, not the serial port.  (Its too bad many manufacturers refer to this mini-din as a data interface when what they meant was it was an audio interface where you cold connect an external digital modem...
>
> Hope that helps...
>
> Bob, WB4APR

>From reading all this, I'm still trying to figure just what can be
done with this D710 head - in the stand alone mode.... is it no more
than a TNC with display?

73 de Ken H.




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