[aprssig] Nuvi messaging
The Bland Ranch
root at blandranch.net
Fri Feb 1 17:52:56 CST 2008
OK Scott....how are you making all this magic happen?
I have a NUVI 650 and would like to use some of thee features with my APRS
Quoting Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org>:
> How cool is this?
> I got the Nuvi into fleet management mode, and it adds menu items for
> messaging. Shown here is my D7A sending a text message to the T2 (via
> an old Alinco DJ-F1T that's not shown).
> Here's the messaging menu:
> And the message composition screen:
> It's going to have to take a destination callsign in the message text,
> though. I think I'm going to make the default behavior to be 'reply',
> so if you don't include a destination, it'll just send the message to
> whoever sent the last message it received.
> And when I get a chance, I'll see about tying it all into the T2's
> command processor, so you can reconfigure it from the Nuvi's message
> For the receive side, I think this beats the D700/D710 for usability
> already. When you tap a message summary, you get a whole page to view
> the text (200 characters max, I think) and it's a very clear,
> daylight-readable display with a simple interface. Can't wait to try it
> out on one of the big StreetPilots.
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