[aprssig] Nuvi messaging

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 1 21:50:43 CST 2008

--- Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

> ...developer's kit, but to clarify... the Garmin 
> receivers...support FMI, ...that allows a connected device to do 
> things like send and receive text messages, enter lists of stops, and 
> get an ETA for the next stop.

    That's precisely what I got from other links @Garmin.

> Tying it in with APRS is what the Tracker2 does.  The T2 already had 
> support for the Garmin protocol, ...

   Ahh!  That's what "T2" is.   AND now it all ties in.

> And since it already did  messaging, 

   I assume "it" = the T2...

>...  Getting the Nuvi into FMI mode requires a specific serial command.  
>...and it stays that way until disabled by another serial command.

    Had to be.

Thanks Scott

73, Steve, K9DCI

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