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[aprssig] D710 remote head

Bruce Coates bruce.coates at sasktel.net
Sun May 11 14:47:21 UTC 2008


Hi

Is the pinout for the RJ45 connector on the control head available?  I'd 
like to try building my own cable.

73, Bruce - VE5VBC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 10, 2008 7:29 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] D710 remote head


>>> E) The display head can be detached and used
>>> stand-alone with ANY radio, scanner, HT or
>>> anything with audio RX or TX...
>>
>> How does one power the head when seperated...
>
> Well, they have a kit which contains the expected fuzed cable, regulator, 
> RJ45 connectors etc.  MOunt it in the  office and then all you have to do 
> is move the display head between the car and office...  But it is a lot 
> bigger than one would carry in one's pocket for operation with an HT.
>
> But I figured if I ever wanted to use it portable with an HT, that I would 
> just rig up about 8 nicads (9 volts) and an 8v regulator and hook that to 
> an RJ45.  If one uses 13.8 volts input and a series regulator, then there 
> is enough heat that it explains why their little 8v regulator box is as 
> big as it is...
>
> bob, Wb4APR
>
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