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[aprssig] Connecting Davis WX

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Sep 18 18:46:11 UTC 2008


This sounds like a great wuestion for the APRSSIG email
reflector.  I am coying them on this reply.  Though, they may
need to reply to your email address directly if you do not
monitor the APRSSIG... 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John SILVER [mailto:jsilver at ncable.net.au] 
> 
> I have read... about using a Davis Vantage Pro 2 via 
> Weatherlink APRS package with a Kenwood TM-D710A...
> 
> I can not locate any simple reference to how I get 
> the wetaherlink data logger to talk to the TM-D710A 
> and what I need to do to set this arrangement up.
...
...

> to trnsmit weather 
> information on APRS.
> In fact both Davis and Kenwood suggest that both items are
suited and 
> will talk to each other.
> 
> I have a wired Davis weather station Vantage Pro 2 and a Davis
6540 
> Weather Link for APRS with Data logger.
> 
> I have had no trouble using the data logger to talk to my 
> computer and 
> to store data for subsequent tx on UI-View via a .TX file
through my 
> Kantronics KPC3+ to the transceiver and onto the local APRS
net.
> 
> I can not locate any simple reference to how I get the 
> wetaherlink data 
> logger to talk to the TM-D710A and what I need to do to set
this 
> arrangement up.
> 
> Attempts to elicit information from Kenwood Australia have 
> been placed 
> in the too hard basket and I have not received a reply from 
> Davis as of yet.
> 
> Can you steer me to where I can receive a simple explanation 
> of how to 
> setup this system  and what settings I need to make to cause 
> it to work  
> ultimately independent of a computer ?
> 
> Regards
> John Silver
> VK3LJS
> 





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