10590Re: [aprsisce] Re: Kenwood D700 vs D710
- Jun 15, 2011Actually, if you scroll to the bottom, they were responding to my
one-liner about the D7. They've got it straight for what they were
answering. I think I've eliminated the D7 idea anyway as I really need
a true mobile, not another HT.
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
On 6/15/2011 5:01 AM, w7boz wrote:
> I think you are confused Greg,
> The D700 and D710 are mobile radios, not the TH-D7A and 2.
> Lynn, someone mentioned Bigger Buffers..... I think that the issue we had working with the TH-D7A and Bluetooth dropping the connection is such here. Bluetooth works great except when sending APRS messages. And I think the Buffer overflows and causes the problem. Maybe Aprisce can gave away to control this.
> Anyway, I am off topic on this whole reply...... I have 2 GREAT batteries for my TH-D7A and last a long time! One I rebuilt.
> Now as far as the D700 and D710, it depends on your desired use. And how much money you have. :) I agree with the previous post by Bill.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Greg D<ko6th.greg@...> wrote:
>> Oh, and the battery is a factor too. I've not seen an original model
>> battery that can hold a charge. Mine did for a little while, then gave
>> out. I ended up getting a 6xAA pack from Batteries America and put
>> 2650mah NiMH cells in it. A little piece of wire to short out the
>> charge-blocking diode, and I'm all set.
>> Any way, the point is to factor in the cost of batteries too. I was
>> chatting with another Ham about the one at the Swap, and the cost of the
>> battery, and the fact that the new D72 is out, tipped him in favor of
>> not getting it.
>> Greg KO6TH
>> Greg D wrote:
>>> I saw one at a Ham swap last month. The guy wanted $150 for it. I
>>> paid $300 for mine a few years ago.
>>> Data points, for whatever they're worth.
>>> I presume it's the D7a/g model, right, vs the original D7a? The "g"
>>> part is newer firmware and features.
>>> Greg KO6TH
>>> Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
>>>> On a semi-related note, how much would you think a D7a would be worth to
>>>> you? Short fuse on that question though.
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