Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[aprssig] Why is my AvMap G6 flaky?

Andrew P. andrewemt at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 1 00:49:37 UTC 2013


Greetings, all.

I seem to be having problems with my new AvMap G6. When I try to power it up in my car (a 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid), it comes up with a blank white screen. Maybe one out of 10 tries, it will actually start up correctly. And, no matter which way I orient it (portrait or landscape), it always switches to the other layout. Furthermore, its route calculation _always_ fails until after I change the route algorithm to a different choice (shortest distance vs. fastest time vs. "smart" algorithm).

It does work as a GPS source for my Kenwood TM-D710, and shows receiving APRS stations from the radio, but I can't see them on the map screen.

So, I am not thrilled with my expensive new GPS. Does anyone have an idea on how to get this contraption to work?

Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO
Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry




More information about the aprssig mailing list