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[aprssig] DR 635

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Sun Dec 26 08:00:47 UTC 2010


Andrew VK4TEC wrote...

> I have a DR 635 alinco to program up for a mate
> I see a DE9 on the back.
> Is this used for terminal access and GPS ?

I'm surprised that no one had responded until Steven VK2BOS posted
a reply. Yes, your friend could use the EJ-50U, but he would be better
off chucking it in the bin and getting a T2-135. It knows a lot more
tricks than the EJ-50U. The serial port is accessible via the DE-9. 
The jack on the front can be used to connect a TNC, but it only
gets data from the GPS. You can't send waypoints to the GPS via
the front jack as you can on the DE-9.

> What is commandable through the front panel ?

You can put the radio in "digital" mode with FUNC-D (the squelch button).

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
--
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"



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