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[aprssig] THD72 Open House HRO Atlanta

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Fri Nov 12 22:45:04 UTC 2010


Back at Dayton, Bob was walking around with one of the prototypes and I got the chance to check it, take some pictures and compare it to the D7.

http://www.rpc-electronics.com/img/thd72/

I was pleased to see serial connections for both external access to the TNC and GPS, as well as a USB port for TNC access.  This version really is going to be the top dog when it comes out.

Yaesu tried to with the VX-8GR.  They have the internal GPS, as well as SOME serial access, but only for external GPS use.  I was able to use the $GPWPL output to at least write a simple logging program:

http://www.ke4nyv.com/software.htm

Jason Rausch - KE4NYV
RPC Electronics, LLC
www.rpc-electronics.com



--- On Fri, 11/12/10, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> From: Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] THD72 Open House HRO Atlanta
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Friday, November 12, 2010, 3:53 PM
> On 11/12/2010 11:21 AM, Mike Edwards
> wrote:
> > I had looked back in the Archives back to January, and
> was surprised to *not* see any chatter about the D72. (Or
> maybe my eyesight is failing)
> > 
> > I saw the pics on NWAPRS.info.  I'm happy to see
> Kenwood updating the radio. I'm just too broke to afford one
> right now.
> > 
> > Mike KE4YGT + TH-D7A(G)&(G2.0)
> > 
> 
> I've had photos I took of the display model of the
> forthcoming Kenwood APRS handheld at Dayton 2010 on my
> website since May of this year.
> 
> <http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/TH-D71.htm>
> 
> [At the time, I was led to believe the model would be
> TH-D71.]
> 
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