[aprssig] Whuich GPS for APRS ???
w0jrt at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 9 13:23:37 CDT 2009
It isn't necessary to scrounge ebay for an old GPS for use with APRS. Garmin has several newer models with color and a more sensitive GPS chipset that will work. The Rino 520HCx / 530HCx is my personal favorite. Many of the Colorado, Oregon, and Dakota series will also work. Note that all of these units require a data cable in order to get RS-232 data out of them (Garmin part number 010-10572-00 for the Rino or 010-11131-00 for the Colorado / Oregon / Dakota).
Any of the GPS / GPSMAP 60, 72, or 76 series with an RS-232 interface will work.
The GPSMAP 276C is also a popular choice.
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