1288Re: Kenwood Development Release
- May 1, 2010Where can I download the development release for the Kenwood TM-D710.
Love to try it but can't find it in the files section and the "about" button gives "Verified"
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
> To any of you that have a Kenwood D710,
> I just posted a development release that includes support for the
> Kenwood D710 in both Packet (Kenwood) and KISS mode. I've hard-coded
> (for now) the initialization strings and de-initialization strings that
> drive the TNC as required to do the work. The Kenwood mode
> theoretically enables GPS data to come in alongside the TNC data and it
> will get parsed. I don't DO anything with it, but I theoretically
> detect it and parse it.
> If anyone has a GPS connected to their D710 and is using it in UI-View,
> I'd appreciate it if you can give this version a try and capture the
> output of the [PortName] (see below) Trace Log and e-mail it to
> To download this development version, you must set <Update.Development>
> to 1 in your XML file, then hit About.
> To create a new RF port, select Configure / Ports / New Port. Select
> the Type (Kenwood for the NMEA/D710 TNC data) and give the port a name
> (that's the [PortName] above). Tell it No about a TCP/IP port and
> configure your COM port appropriately. Then you need to Enables / RF
> Ports / [PortName] to get it communicating. But BEFORE you do that,
> toggle Enables / Logging / General + File so that the newly created
> [PortName] Trace Log automatically opens and captures all of the startup
> You should see lots of command flying that set up the TNC (borrowed from
> the TM-D710_KWD_UIV.CMD file) and then text for any packets received.
> If you've got a GPS connected, you will (hopefully) see NMEA sentences
> going by as well. That's what I'm after, so if you can hit the Copy
> menu option on the Trace Log window and paste it into an e-mail, that'd
> be wonderful!
> If you have any questions, APRS message KJ4ERJ-12 as I have jury duty
> starting tomorrow and don't know what Internet/E-mail access I'll have
> but they said I can bring my cell phone.
> I'll be watching for the early adopters to be upgrading to this
> version! It's getting closer and closer to release. Now I need to put
> in configuration options for all of the new port enables, port-specific
> paths, and Open/Close command strings. You can see these in the XML
> file between the <Port Name=xxxx> and </Port> elements. Yes, I'm now
> nesting configuration parameters.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
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