[aprssig] Kenwood/Garmin adapter update

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Sep 8 10:25:47 CDT 2008

It's been pointed out that the D710 can do messaging through its other 
port.  It'd probably require a different board layout (or can you do GPS 
data on that port at the same time?) but it might be possible.  Anyone 
got a D710 I can borrow for a few months to find out?  =]

I think I *will* add a pseudo-NMEA interface for some of the messaging 
features, so if anyone wants to experiment with FMI they can do it 
without dealing with the details of the FMI protocol.


Keith VE7GDH wrote:
> Scott N1VG wrote...
>> I've got the first couple of prototypes of my Garmin <> NMEA converter
>> board build and running - beta testing will be starting soon.  This
>> board is intended to work with the nuvi and StreetPilot models that
>> have a mini-B USB connector (and support fleet management mode.)
> Looking good! Will this allow messaging from the Nuvi like with the T2 /
> T2-135, or just the output of received position reports as waypoints?
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
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