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[aprssig] Aprs ht

Greg Clark K7RKT at bigredbee.com
Sat Nov 14 02:09:28 UTC 2009


One thing to note, there's no external connection (except to the GPS).
 That is, there's no serial port, so you can't "connect" to the TNC,
and use it in KISS Mode like you can with the Kenwood.

You can send a position packet from the radios keyboard, and/or GPS,
and receive/decode/display on the VX's display.  No computer
interface.

-- Greg K7RKT

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:35 PM, N9IJ <n9ij at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> On Nov 13, 2009, at 2:14 PM, Jordan Hayes KG6UAE wrote:
>
> I think the VX-8R is the only currently-shipping HT that has an APRS option
> "built-in" (it's actually a bolt-on).
>
>
>
> Not a "bolt on" at all. It will do APRS without the GPS but the position is
> fixed by the user. The D7 works the same though there is no mount for a GPS
> provided as in the VX8r.
>      Len N9IJ
> n9ij at comcast.net
>
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