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[aprssig] APRS in Garmin

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Jul 1 02:16:53 UTC 2009


It updates the existing waypoint without creating a duplicate, but as 
yet there's still no delete function.

Scott
N1VG

Michael Carey wrote:
> I sent an email to Garmin about the APRS integration issue some months 
> ago, I have a GPSMAP60CS which has the duplicate/multiple waypoint issue.
> 
> The $GPRMW is a waypoint update sentence, you still need to create the 
> waypoint first.
> This can be done when the APRS receiving system you are using first 
> powers up and receives an APRS station frame (my HamHUD does this very 
> well), but what happens when that "new" waypoint still exists in the GPS 
> from a previous session? Will there be a duplicate waypoint created 
> which will then be updated with the $GPRMW message?
> And then you will still need to delete old information somehow, is there 
> a delete waypoint message? Can a waypoint be created with a time limit? 
> This would be ideal as your GPS display would then only keep relevant 
> and recent received APRS info in it's memory.
> 
> Michael.
> VK5ZEA
> 
> 
> Andy AB9FX wrote:
>>
>> It seems that finally, APRS is discovered by Garmin
>>
>> http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/trail-tech/
>>
>> 73
>>
>> Andy
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