[aprssig] Garmin ANT protocol for APRS?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue May 21 10:32:44 CDT 2013


I spoke to some Garmin people about ANT support for APRS back in 2009 
when they were just adding it.  They weren't quite ready for it then - I 
think they were only able to handle very short packets for heart rate 
and some other standard profile - but it might be worth following up on now.

Scott
N1VG

On 5/21/2013 7:30 AM, Jason KG4WSV wrote:
> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 9:02 AM, Shawn Stoddard <stoddard at pobox.com> wrote:
>>   Are you thinking embedded to embedded or embedded to PC?
>
> Embedded to embedded. For example, a D7 "backpack" arrangement to ANT
> enabled GPS, e.g. Garmin Montana.
>
> I don't know how hackable the system is - e.g., can I get position
> data from and feed waypoints to the GPS?  The manual only mentions
> fitness peripheral communications.
>
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
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