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[aprssig] TH-D7A Firmware Upgrade ?

Dave Baxter dave at uk-ar.co.uk
Wed Nov 4 09:38:02 UTC 2009


Wasn't that to fix an issue with some later GPS's, that spat out coords' with an extra digit of precision, that'd cause an original (pre V2.0) D7 to ignore the data?

I've "archived" all my TH-D7 list mails in a safe place, somewhere.  :-(

73

Dave G0WBX.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Noskowicz [mailto:noskosteve at yahoo.com] 
> Sent: 04 November 2009 03:01
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] TH-D7A Firmware Upgrade ?
> 
> 
> 
> Someone on this list told me that it required soldering the 
> interface to the computer onto the board.  Kenwood sent some 
> techs to Dayton once and did some (I think) for free .  I 
> think I quoted the post in my D7 info sheet:
> http://k9dci.home.comcast.net/APRS_D7_baud_&_GPS_info_Summary.pdf
> 
> I did, but no citation, sorry whomever. (:-(
> 
> 
> 
> -- 73, Steve, K9DCI
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> --- On Tue, 11/3/09, Charles Doughtie <n5exy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > From: Charles Doughtie <n5exy at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] TH-D7A Firmware Upgrade ?
> > To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> > Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 6:03 PM IIRC you could ship it to 
> > Kenwood for a free upgrade. I had/have a G model so I am 
> not positive 
> > about the freebie.
> > 
> > --- On Tue, 11/3/09, Geoff
> > <geoff-lists at gatwards.org> wrote:
> > 
> > From: Geoff <geoff-lists at gatwards.org>
> > Subject: [aprssig] TH-D7A Firmware Upgrade ?
> > To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'"
> > <aprssig at tapr.org>
> > Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 2:24 PM
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I remember some time ago there was a program kicking around 
> to upgrade 
> > the standard Kenwood TH-D7A to the (G) variant...   But I can't for 
> > the life of me find it anywhere.
> > 
> > Was this update a publically available upgrade?
> > 
> > I should have updated my radio years ago
> >  :)
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Geoff   VK2XJG
> > 
> > 
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