[aprssig] Messaging on the NUVI GPS

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Sep 2 11:28:54 CDT 2008

I'm trying to find some time to shoot a quick video, or at least do a 
slide show with stills.  I'm just a little swamped with other things at 
the moment.  Maybe sometime this week, though.


Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Since 2-way comms, INFO and Messaging are so important to
> APRS... and the future of APRS, I welcome Scotts new messaging
> capability he has built into his tracker taking advantage of the
> NUVI Message GPS capabilities.
> Scott, is there a good promo of this capability we can link to
> besides just bits and pieces?  I'd like to see a web page
> dedicated just to MESSAGING on the NUVI (or whatever).  This
> adds to D7, D7XX, and HAMHUDS as being the only messageing
> devices...  We need more...          Bob, WB4APR
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2008 2:27 PM
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Internet to RF gating of positions
>>> What do you mean "punch a message into the nuvi"?  
>> You [need] a Tracker2.  =]  
>> I really need to shoot a demo video of this sometime.  
>> With a Tracker2, most of the newer nuvi and StreetPilot 
>> models can be put into fleet management mode, where 
>> they gain a messaging menu.  Here are some pictures, 
>> ... on the nuvi:
>> http://n1vg.net/images/nuvi-inbox.jpg
>> http://n1vg.net/images/nuvi-messaging.jpg
>> http://n1vg.net/images/nuvi-compose.jpg
>> Scott
>> N1VG
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