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[aprssig] New GPS ICON support!

Eric H Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Mon May 5 14:46:42 UTC 2008

That's pretty cool.  Is the Kenwood output format required for this to function (i.e. this won't work with the D700/D7G)?

I found this video on the operation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPH4mwn4uko

Eric W4OTN

On Fri, May 02, 2008 at 07:50:18PM -0400, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Wow!
> I just received an image of the new AVMAP G5 Kenwood compatible
> GPS display that is showing color APRS icons!  I added the image
> at the top of my APRS localinfo web page since it is also
> showning a frequency object.
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/localinfo.html
> The new firmware displays many of the APRS icons.  In this
> example, I can see trucks, boats, cars, joggers, bikes, vans and
> pickups..!  Wow...
> Now my small portable D710 bag doesn't even need a laptop, since
> I can do most of APRS with just the radio and AVMAP display.
> Now all we need is John Hanson to figure out how to add an
> external keyboard to the D710 like he did on the D700, and we
> are really in portable business!
> Bob, WB4APR
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