[aprssig] Balloon - lessons learned (AVMAP-GPS) - GreenLight Labs GPS?

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 16:08:40 CDT 2014

On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> Sometimes when the AVMAP was plugged into the Green Light Labs GPS, then the
> D710 did not get GPS updates.

Why would you plug up 2 GPS units?  I understand running a non-mapping
normally and switching to the mapping unit for a special event, but
not both at the same time...

> PROBLEM:  What screwed us up was "assuming" that the balloon ICON SHOWING on
> the AVMAP GPS was the same last-updated balloon data showing on the Kenwood
> D710.

As expensive as an AVMAP+D710 rig is, I'd be pretty mad if this
assumption was not valid.


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