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[aprssig] newbee with D72 and AVMAP G5

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Tue May 1 14:31:43 UTC 2012


COMPORT = 3.5 jack on side ?

Not USB ? question


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 11:10 PM
Subject: [aprssig] newbee with D72 and AVMAP G5


> Senior moment...  I went to do our balloon track and planned to hand out
> D72's and AVMAP G5's to the other chase vehicles.  I am very familiar with
> both.  Or so I thought.  But for the life of me, I could not get them to
> communicate with each other.
>
> Come to think about it, I have always used the AVMAPS with my D710's and
> always used my D72 stand-alone.  So when I set everything up, as I 
> thought,
> I could not get any waypoints from the radio to the GPS...  my focus was 
> on
> the waypoints since the chase vehicles had to see where the balloon was.
>
> I set the AVMAP GPS interface to Kenwood and 9600.  I set the D72 COMPORT 
> to
> INPUT OFF and OUTPUT as WAYPOINT and 9600 baud.
>
> Then I set the WAYPOINT to Kenwood and/or NMEA and OUTPUT to ALL and 
> length
> to 9.
>
> No combinations of the above worked. Tried both at 4800 also. Notice I 
> never
> tried enabling the COMPORT INPUT to GPS, since the D72 has its own GPS.
> Could that have been it?
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
>
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