[aprssig] GPS Replacement

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Nov 8 11:00:25 CST 2010

The Colorado 300 works great with the Tracker2.  Someone in the outdoor 
products division made tweaks in the Colorado and Oregon line 
specifically for APRS.

The only caveat is that you need a somewhat pricey and rather clunky 
cable and external power.


On 11/8/2010 4:46 AM, Amir Findling K9CHP wrote:
> I may be wrong, actually, I sure hope I am, but I've never heard of
> anybody having used a Colorado/Oregon/Dakota/ 78 or 62 for APRS
> purposes. I'm still using an old 60CS on my D700. Having just changed
> vehicle, I first tried to have the GPS out of sight, but quickly found
> out I like to see the display. As for using my Nuvi for APRS, I prefer
> an uncluttered screen and not have a station appear just when I need to
> make a turn. I'd rather keep the Nuvi for navigation and the 60CS for APRS.
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