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

Wes Johnston wes at ai4px.com
Wed Sep 3 15:31:25 CDT 2008

So the mini-din has two modes?  RS232 mode and audio interface mode? 
Selectable by menu item 604?  Indeed interesting!

And when 604 is ON, you can talk to the TNC with an attached PC or ham hud? 
Just clarifying.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kai Gunter Brandt" <kai.brandt at hjemme.no>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] [SPAM] Re: Messaging on the NUVI GPS

> 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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