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[aprssig] Anyone using an old Garmin III (not "street pilot III") with a D700?

Richard Amirault ramirault at verizon.net
Mon Apr 27 00:34:46 UTC 2009


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Russo"
(snip)
> Apparently, this GPS, or at least the one he has, is rejecting every 
> single
> waypoint the D700 sends him for *any* objects.  It's not just the ones I 
> was
> sending --- he's getting the same problem for any object that comes in to 
> his
> D700, including the repeater objects being sent out by some of our local 
> digis.
> The GPS reports "Invalid Waypoint" and makes him hit the enter button 
> before
> it'll do anything else.  He's had this problem for as long as our local 
> digis
> have been sending out repeater objects, but it was really bothering him 
> today
> since I was sending out lots of objects all day.
(snip)

I have a Garmin III with my D700 .. but I haven't run it for a couple of 
years now (sigh) .. but when I *did* run it I would occasionally come across 
this problem .. but it was only occasionally, not every single packet.

So it's very likely that it's some character that it doesn't like .. and, 
for you guys, it was on every packet.

Richard Amirault
Boston, MA, USA
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