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[aprssig] New GPS ICON support!

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon May 5 14:53:06 UTC 2008


> So did they finally add the symbol to the waypoint 
> output string [in the D710] or does this still 
> require the user to select the symbol on the AvMap 
> display manually?

Im not sure of the details, but the kenwood now generates its
own special kenwood sentence and I guess the Avmap decodes
it...?

Bob
> 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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