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[aprssig] THD7A GPS Question

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 02:30:22 UTC 2008


Data should be on the ring, not the tip.  The tip is output from the radio to the GPS, ring is data from the GPS to the 
radio.

Ron - K0QVF

Sam Guccione wrote:
> I have not checked for voltage at tip but did check with serial port of
> laptop that there is data on tip.
> 
> Definitely NOT in PC port.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Ron Tonneson
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:15 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] THD7A GPS Question
> 
> 
> Have you verified that there is data on the ring of the 2.5 mm plug?  Put a
> voltmeter from ground (the sleeve) to the
> ring.  You should see activity once a second.  There should be no voltage on
> the tip.  Also make sure you are in the GPS
> port, not the PC port.
> 
> Ron - K0QVF
> 
> Sam Guccione wrote:
>> Thank Jason, but I have this setting set at NMEA. That is not the problem.
>> Thanks anyway. Sam
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Jason KG4WSV
>> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:54 PM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] THD7A GPS Question
>>
>>
>> You have to tell the D7 you have a GPS.  On the APRS menu, check GPS.
>> Values are something like none/NMEA/NMEA96 (the latter for 9600 baud).
>>  It defaults to none.
>>
>> -Jason
>> kg4wsv
>>
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