[aprssig] D710G external Progrmming Volunter?
k7rkt at bigredbee.com
Thu Aug 27 13:58:54 CDT 2015
Shouldn't a simple microcontroller / Arduino with the correct interface be
able to do this fairly easily ?
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Chuck Gooden via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org
> My guess is that Bob wants something simpler so an astronaut could
> reliabale reprogram the radio to a known setup without knowing very much
> about the setup.
> Again, this is only my guess.
> Chuck Gooden
> On 8/27/2015 1:16 PM, Stephen H. Smith via aprssig wrote:
>> On 8/27/2015 9:18 AM, Robert Bruninga via aprssig wrote:
>>> We need someone who is familiar with external programming the D710G AND
>>> who has
>>> Microcontroller programming experience to make us a BLACK BOX “Radio
>>> Configurator”. Just plug it into a D710G and it dumps everything to the
>>> all PMS, TNC, everything.
>>> Apparently the serial data protocol between the normal programming
>>> software and
>>> the radio is “obvious” once you look at it.
>>> This is a high value project. We have many months to get it together.
>>> RasberryPi might work. Others too, depending on the choice of the
>>> Contact me direct. Bruninga at usna.edu <mailto:Bruninga at usna.edu>
>> What's wrong with the standard off-the-shelf Kenwood Memory Config Pgm
>> for the D710 running on a cheap $60-$80 Windows 8 tablet?
>> See review of MicroCenter Winbook TW-700 tablet here on my website:
>> I currently have over a dozen standard Windows ham apps including
>> soundcard programs running on this device including the programming
>> utilities for the D700 and TH-D72.
>> The so-called Kenwood "MCP" (Memory Control Programs) do far more than
>> just load the memories. they can save and reload all the defaults and
>> current settings like TNC settings, current data band, the contents of the
>> PMs and which one is currently active, VFO or memory on at power-up, etc.
>> Additionally, I have UIview/Precision Mapping, APRSpoint/MapPoint, FLdigi
>> multimode soundcard pgm, mmSSTV, mmTTY, EasyPal digital SSTV, VOAprop,
>> UZ7HO Soundmodem soft TNC, Echolink, and the ARCP-2000 Control program for
>> the TS-2000 running on this device. I.e. pretty much anything that will run
>> on a standard desktop PC will run on these sub-$100 devices.
>> Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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