[aprssig] APRS on D710

TomK w5lon at cox.net
Fri Mar 11 12:32:59 CST 2016


On 3/11/2016 9:33 AM, Randy Love wrote:
> Those 'my position' on the screen meant that it received your position 
> packet after it was repeated by two digipeaters.
>
> The issue isn't that you aren't transmitting out, it's that your 
> packets aren't making it to an igate.
>
> Did you try looking on aprs.fi <http://aprs.fi> for your updates? 
> Also, aprs.fi <http://aprs.fi> will show you what's in your area that 
> you may be hitting.
>
> Also, do you have your GPS set up? I'm not clear on that point, so I'm 
> asking. Sorry if you stated such before and I just didn't notice.
>
> Randy
> WF5X
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 11:32 AM, TomK via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org 
> <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 3/11/2016 3:54 AM, TomK via aprssig wrote:
>>     On 3/10/2016 5:19 PM, lloyd mitchell via aprssig wrote:
>>>     May not matter but the path I use is WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2
>>>
>>>     Ko4L lloyd
>>>
>>>     On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 8:09 PM, Bob Stephens via aprssig
>>>     <aprssig at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>         I think if you have the Beacon set to manual you have to use
>>>         the BCON key on the 
>>>
>>     front panel to cause a beacon to be transmitted. You need either
>>     AUTO or Smartbeaconing.
>>>
>>>
>>>         Bob AF9W
>>>
>>     Lloyd,
>>
>>     WIDE2-2 is the recommended path in my area.
>>
>>     Bob,
>>
>>     I'll change my Beacon setting to AUTO and let you know if you've
>>     put your finger on the problem.
>>
>>     Thanks to you both for your replies.
>>
>>     TomK  W5LON
>>
>>
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>     Bob,
>
>     I changed my Beacon setting to AUTO and here's what happened:
>     The D-710 screen showed "my position" twice, after I had the rig
>     turned on for a little over two minutes.
>     I went into my home and I brought up "findu".  It reported "No
>     position report for W5LON has been heard in the last 10 days".
>
>     This response was puzzeling as I had not seen "my position"
>     shown on the screen of my D-710 prior to changing changing my
>     Beacon setting to AUTO.
>
>     TomK
>
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Randy,

You asked whether I have my GPS setup.
It is setup as follows:
*GPS Port*
Baud Rate 4800
Input       GPS
Output      DGPS
*Waypoint*
Format    NMEA
Name    8-character
Output    All
*Beacon Information*
+Speed    +Altitude
Position Ambiguity  Off

W5LON

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