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1290Re: Kenwood Development Release

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  • jandgandjochem
    May 1, 2010
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      Tried it and clicking about reveals a new development version is available but the download fails every time.

      I have no idea why.


      Gerard
      VK2JNG




      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "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:
      >
      > <Enabled>1</Enabled>
      > <XmitEnabled>1</XmitEnabled>
      > <RFtoISEnabled>1</RFtoISEnabled>
      > <IStoRFEnabled>0</IStoRFEnabled>
      >
      >
      > 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 aprsisce@yahoogroups.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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