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[aprssig] Tomtom's For APRS (Question)

Lawrence LaBranche Capdiamont at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 2 03:58:13 UTC 2012


The AvMap G6 can do bi-directional communication on the mini-jack port. I would think it communicates with the TNC of the radio to do this. 

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On Apr 1, 2012, at 8:16 PM, "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> On 4/1/2012 11:03 PM, Lawrence LaBranche wrote:
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>> I am unclear why you think the D72 is limited by the USB interface. The D72 does have a regular serial port via a 2.5  mini jack.
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> The "real" serial port on the D72 is only for an external GPS, should you choose to use one.  The port that corresponds to the "main" (radio<-->PC) serial port of the TH-D7 is virtual serial over physical USB only.
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> Actually, for use with a netbook or other modern lightweight laptop, this arrangement makes a lot of sense. You only need a thin lightweight  standard-A-to-mini-USB-B cable (probably the same one you are using for your cellphone, digital camera or car navigator GPS), instead of a bulky serial-to-USB dongle cable.
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