1290Re: Kenwood Development Release
- May 1, 2010Tried it and clicking about reveals a new development version is available but the download fails every time.
I have no idea why.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh" <kj4erj@...> wrote:
> Edit your XML file
> (http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/editing-xml-configuration) and set
> <Update.Development> to 1. After starting the client back up, the About
> box will check for the development version instead of the general
> release. Note that you probably want to keep a copy of your original
> XML and EXE in case you want to go back. The development version
> upgrades the XML such that your ports will be gone if you go back. And
> after running the development version, you have to shut it down to set a
> few other <Port>-based parameters to enable transmitting and Igating.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
> PS. The <Port>-based parameters you'll want to check are:
> jandgandjochem wrote:
> > Where 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"
> > Thanks,
> > Gerard
> > VK2JNG
> > --- In email@example.com, "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
> >> KJ4ERJ@
> >> 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
> >> stuff.
> >> 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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