[aprssig] Really CHEAP Puck-type USB GPS Receiver

Boyd Prestwood K5YKG k5ykg at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 20 21:12:41 CST 2012

I wonder if the puck could be opened up and a serial cable (terminated 
in a DB-9 or some such) be soldered on before the USB conversion?
Boyd Prestwood K5YKG

On 1/20/2012 12:26 PM, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> If you want a GPS to use with a computer-based APRS or mapping 
> program, this is an unbeatable deal.
> Amazon is currently selling the GlobalSat BU-353 USB "hockey puck" GPS 
> receiver for USD $25.28 with FREE shipping!
> This is a USB-interfaced device that will work with any kind of 
> COMPUTER-based APRS setup, but NOT with stand-alone hardware devices 
> like Kenwood radios, TinyTracks, Tracker 2, etc.

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