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[aprssig] On-Star

Dave Baxter dave at uk-ar.co.uk
Wed May 6 13:38:22 UTC 2009


Scott...

As in the earlier links, this shows how...
http://members.cox.net/onstar/

So, did you connect a G/shock sensor to your tracker in the Honda?  ;-)

Cheers.

Dave G0WBX
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Miller [mailto:scott at opentrac.org] 
> Sent: 06 May 2009 05:16
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] On-Star
> 
> How hard is it to physically tap into the Onstar GPS?  I 
> wouldn't mind doing a translator if there's a demand for it.  
> I just bought a vehicle tonight myself, but it's a Nissan.  
> My Honda got totaled a couple of weeks ago - my tracker 
> actually got a packet out a couple of seconds after I got 
> hit, when I'd slowed down to 14 mph but hadn't managed to get 
> out of the lane yet.
> 
> If anyone has suggestions on antenna setups for a Nissan 
> Pathfinder that won't interfere with putting stuff on the 
> roof rack, let me know.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> Dave Baxter wrote:
> > I thought I had read much of that before.  A very similar 
> article was 
> > on the Hackaday site a year or so back.
> > 
> > The biggest single issue, is that as the article here etc 
> says, if you 
> > switch the Onstar's GPS from MotoBinary mode to NMEA, the 
> vehicle's on 
> > board Onstar system error's.
> > 
> > No doubt someone could "do" a single chip Atmel/Pic or whatever, to 
> > take the MotoBinary data, extract what's needed for APRS, and then 
> > spit out NMEA strings for our needs, leaving the on board 
> OEM systems 
> > happy and unconfused.
> > 
> > Or, perhaps a "special version" tracker that is happy with the 
> > Motorola Binary format and does the APRS thing 
> indipendantly.  No need 
> > for a D700/D7/D710 etc then, probably take the unmodified data (no 
> > need for
> > RS232 conversion) too.
> > 
> > Just musing...
> > 
> > 73.
> > 
> > Dave G0WBX. 
> > 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Kent Hufford [mailto:khufford at atlanticbb.net]
> >> Sent: 03 May 2009 13:09
> >> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> >> Cc: W1JD at mindspring.com
> >> Subject: Re: [aprssig] On-Star
> >> 
> >> 
> >> http://members.cox.net/onstar/
> >> 
> >> Kent
> >> KQ4KK
> >> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
> >> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of JD Delancy
> >> Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 8:06 AM
> >> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> >> Subject: [aprssig] On-Star
> >> 
> >> Has anyone successfully interfaced the Kenwood D700 with General 
> >> Motors'
> >> On-Star ?
> >> 
> >>    jd
> >> >   
> >> 
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