[aprssig] New GPS That Allows APRS POSIT Uploads?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Thu Jun 4 12:23:33 CDT 2009

My stock of GTRANS cables (the Kenwood style, anyway) got wiped out by 
the recent fire sale on 350s at Radio Shack.  More of the custom USB 
mini-B cables are in production in Taiwan now.  I'm going to look today 
at redoing some of the (much less popular) DB9 style GTRANS cables with 
the Kenwood connectors to fill orders.  At least I've got plenty of 
those in stock.

So be patient if you do order... it may take a week or more to get 
caught up.

BTW, I got a batch of other types of cables in today - I'll post links 
later, but one breaks out the DB9 connector on the FC-301/D radio to 
power leads (with optional Powerpoles) and a standard 6-pin mini-DIN 
packet connector.  The other does the same for the T2-equipped radio, 
but to a DB9 in the style of the OT2m.


Wes Johnston, AI4PX wrote:
> The garmin nĂ¼vi series >300 does.  The ideal unit is the nuvi 
> 350(discontinued), but other higher model numbers will work to, but have 
> "bread crumb" issues.  Scott Miller makes a protocol converter which 
> allows the USB only nuvis to speak serial NMEA.  I've got one and it 
> works like a champ!
> https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=113 
> <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=113>
> Wes
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 16:21, Ralph Milnes <ralphmilnes at gmail.com 
> <mailto:ralphmilnes at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Do any of the newer GPSs on the market allow APRS info uploads so
>     that you
>     can plot stations on the GPS screen? My older Garmin (2001-era) did
>     that,
>     but now it's time for a new GPS with a bigger screen.
>     Ralph KC2RLM
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