[aprssig] Garmin ANT protocol for APRS?

Shawn Stoddard stoddard at pobox.com
Tue May 21 09:02:48 CDT 2013


I found done info on the Garmin site. Are you thinking embedded to embedded or embedded to PC?

On May 21, 2013, at 9:27, Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's a standard protocol called ANT for short range 2.4GHz wireless
> comms for personal area network devices.  Most devices seem to be
> fitness related, but Garmin has it in some of their GPS units, and I
> think their little geocaching device (the Chirp?) speaks it as well.
> 
> Has anyone attempted to use this wireless link for interfacing with APRS gear?
> 
> At a recent balloon launch I fought with the cable between my D7 and
> my GPS, and the cable lost. badly.  The incident reminded me once
> again how nice it would be to leave off the wires.
> 
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
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