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[aprssig] Lowrance HDS-5 Baja Off-Road GPS Chartplotter and APRS

Kent Olsen ridgerunner at dslextreme.com
Mon Oct 26 15:03:59 UTC 2009


Yeah,  but the software I would think would cost a lot not to mention the 
laptop is a larger item and my jeep cockpit is rather small. Wouldn't you 
need internet access also??


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Baxter" <dave at uk-ar.co.uk>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 6:09 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Lowrance HDS-5 Baja Off-Road GPS Chartplotter and 
APRS


> I'd have thought a laptop on a RAM mount, would have been less cost,
> more flexible, and with a solid state disk, rugged too.
>
> Dave G0WBX.
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kent Olsen [mailto:ridgerunner at dslextreme.com]
>> Sent: 25 October 2009 19:37
>> To: jason at ke4nyv.com; TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Lowrance HDS-5 Baja Off-Road GPS
>> Chartplotter and APRS
>>
>> Garmin is not an option! I am installing this in a Jeep and
>> need the capability of the Lowrance.
>>
>> Are you telling me that APRS will not work with this GPS??
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jason Rausch" <jason at ke4nyv.com>
>> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, October 25, 2009 8:44 AM
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Lowrance HDS-5 Baja Off-Road GPS
>> Chartplotter and APRS
>>
>>
>> Depending on the price, it might be worth looking at a
>> similar Garmin model.
>> If you go with a refurb unit, you might get somthing even
>> better for the same price or at least close to it.
>>
>> Jason KE4NYV
>> RPC Electronics, LLC
>> www.rpc-electronics.com
>>
>>
>> --- On Sun, 10/25/09, Kent Olsen <ridgerunner at dslextreme.com> wrote:
>>
>> > From: Kent Olsen <ridgerunner at dslextreme.com>
>> > Subject: [aprssig] Lowrance HDS-5 Baja Off-Road GPS
>> Chartplotter and
>> > APRS
>> > To: aprssig at tapr.org
>> > Date: Sunday, October 25, 2009, 8:01 AM
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > This is the GPS
>> > I plan on getting in the next month and was wondering if it
>> >
>> > will work with a
>> > Kenwood TM-D710A?
>> > http://www.lowrance.com/Products/Automotive/HDS-5-Baja/
>> >
>> > Under the specs it says it
>> > has:
>> > NMEA 0183
>> > Input
>> > NMEA 0183 Interface up to 38,400 baud
>> > NMEA 2000 Pending
>> > Certification
>> > NMEA Output 0183/2000
>> > Connectors NMEA 2000(r), NMEA 0183 and
>> > Ethernet
>> >
>> > One question I have is can I upload info from the radio to
>> the GPS to
>> > show someone's location as an Icon??
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> > Ken
>> > KF6PLH
>> >
>> >
>> >
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