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[aprssig] [SPAM] Re: Messaging on the NUVI GPS

Kai Gunter Brandt kai.brandt at hjemme.no
Wed Sep 3 19:47:01 UTC 2008

Jason KG4WSV skrev:
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:
>> I'm not
>> really clear on what can be done through the other connectors.  Is there
>> a way to get it to send a message through the serial interface?
> like the D700, you can use it as a TNC, but not when it is in APRS mode.

The 710 can pass trough the APRS data to this PS2 connector when the 
radio is in APRS mode.

> I thought it had been reported here that the D710 could be used as a
> TNC while in APRS mode, but according to the Kenwood reps at the
> Huntsville Hamfest this is not the case.

Then they are wrong...

I have made a program connecting to the display unit on the TM-D710 
enabling me to send/receiver messages from the PC even if the radio is 
in APRS mode.

Kai Gunter

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