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[aprssig] TomTom Bluetooth

KA7O ka7o at ka7o.net
Sun Dec 5 19:49:51 UTC 2010


Sorta "like this" - but different.

I've a very inexpensive Bluetooth GPS receiver ($25) talking to my HP 
laptop running Xastir, via Bluetooth. Laptop uses a USB to RS232 
(PL-2303) adapter to talk to a KPC3+ and then to a Motorola GM300.

Works well and was easy to seutp on Fedora.

73

On 12/05/2010 08:33 AM, William McKeehan wrote:
> In looking for ways to make the newer GPS units work with APRS, I came across
> this page:
>   http://www.webazar.org/tomtom/bluetooth.php?lang=uk
> which details how to get NMEA data out of a TomTom GPS unit via a Bluetooth
> Serial connection.
>
> Has anyone used anything like this for APRS?




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