[aprssig] D700/D710 data port
Bruce W. Martin
aprs at almostanywhere.com
Tue Apr 1 18:55:52 CDT 2008
Ok, I guess I misunderstood. I read that you wanted to create a
protocol converter from Garmen to NMEA and then NMEA to Garmin so that
the D700 could use a Nuvi or other Garmin GPS that did not support
On Apr 1, 2008, at 5:15 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
> Only in NMEA format. I'm talking about models like the Nuvi and
> StreetPilot series that don't have any NMEA output or input.
> Bruce W. Martin wrote:
>> 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:
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