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[aprssig] GPS 18x PC for Kenwood radios

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Jun 18 21:17:27 UTC 2012


On 6/18/2012 5:09 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
> Yes, I was thinking the same thing.  It's just a matter of finding an 
> appropriate 5v supply, and it will require a little more soldering and such.  
> I'll pursue that as time permits.
>

I've done exactly this.

I cracked open a 5-volt-output lighter-plug assembly, extracted the PC board 
with regulator inside, wired it to a couple of feet of red/black zipcord with 
powerpoles, and wired a female 6-pin mini-DIN cable to the other end.    I then 
covered the whole thing with two layers of 1" diameter heatshrink tubing about 
6" long.

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