[aprssig] Garmin ANT protocol for APRS?

Paul Vittorino wizeight+aprssig at gmail.com
Tue May 21 14:33:28 CDT 2013


There is a published profile that solves the current position part of the
problem: <
http://www.thisisant.com/developer/ant-plus/device-profiles/#520_tab>
Currently it does not provide a way to transfer waypoints back to the unit.

Paul


On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

> 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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