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[aprssig] D700/D710 data port

Bruce W. Martin aprs at almostanywhere.com
Tue Apr 1 22:07:54 UTC 2008


On Mar 31, 2008, at 1:39 PM, Scott Miller wrote:

> Since I've had several requests, I'm considering building a Garmin  
> protocol converter for the D700/D710 after all.  I don't have one  
> myself, though, and it's not clear from the manual what the data  
> port does when it's in APRS mode.
>
> I could have it act as just a dumb GPS data translator, using only  
> the GPS jack, but that wouldn't support waypoint symbols and comment  
> text.

I don't understand why this is. I have a Garmin GPSMAP 276 and my D700  
receives data and sends waypoints to the Garmin.

You might look at the Specialized Communications manual for the D700:
<http://inform3.kenwoodusa.com/Manuals%5CTM-D700A%20Specialized.pdf>

Bruce

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Bruce W. Martin, KQ4TV
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