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23261Re: [aprsisce] Hints for using a TM-D700?

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  • Chris
    Jun 13, 2013
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      I 've used my D700 with aprspoint and this function works. I can't or it won't work with aprsisce.

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      ------Original Message------
      From: James Ewen <ve6srv@...>
      To: <aprsisce@yahoogroups.com>
      Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 2:51:58 PM GMT-0600
      Subject: Re: [aprsisce] Hints for using a TM-D700?

      The D700 does not support GPS pass through, and as Lynn has suggested,
      if you're just monitoring from a fixed location, there's no need for
      GPS position information.



      On 6/13/13, Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) <kj4erj@...> wrote:
      > Use the KWD700(KISS) or just KISS type port in APRSISCE/32. Make sure
      > the radio is powered up and in Packet mode BEFORE starting APRSISCE/32
      > or enabling the port. And if you cycle the radio power, you'll have to
      > restart the client or at least disable/re-enable the RF port because
      > Kenwood's radios don't stay in KISS mode.
      >
      > If you're only wanting to display the event from a static station, I
      > wouldn't even mess with a GPS anywhere, but use the
      > CenterTheMap/Transmit/MoveMEToCenter trick to set your viewing location.
      >
      > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
      >
      > On 6/13/2013 3:11 PM, Fred Hillhouse wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> Does the D700 have a GPS data pass-through? If yes, you might try it
      >> again. At some point, code was added to use data from the data port.
      >> If not, then the second puck or Y-cable makes sense. I understand the
      >> D710 has this feature.
      >> Probably the safest route to a successful event on short notice with a
      >> D700/D710 is to set the radio to PACKET and forget about APRS mode.
      >> This basically uses the radio for its TNC only. In this mode, a GPS
      >> needs to be only connected to the PC.
      >> You do give up radio features by using PACKET. You should pick most if
      >> not all using APRSIS32.
      >> "but tonight I get one chance to play with one briefly." makes me
      >> think of this link:
      >> http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/what-am-i-missing
      >> This may get you thinking in a good direction:
      >> http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/port-configuration. I am leaning toward
      >> KWD700(KISS) as the correct port to use.
      >> I don't have one of these radios so this is basically semi-informed
      >> opinion. Hopefully someone with a D700 has some extra input.
      >> Best regards,
      >> Fred N7FMH
      >>
      >>
      >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      >> *From:* aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com]
      >> *On Behalf Of *kb8uih
      >> *Sent:* Thursday, June 13, 2013 14:21
      >> *To:* aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      >> *Subject:* [aprsisce] Re: Hints for using a TM-D700?
      >>
      >> In my case I couldn't get the computer to see the gps data from my
      >> Kenwood 700 for movement of my mobile. I have a Garmin puck
      >> antenna on the dash connected to my radio. The problem was solved
      >> by adding separate puck on the dash that I didn't want to use but
      >> had to and telling APRSISCE that another port for NMEA was hooked
      >> up. If anyone can help us with the D700 I would appreciate it.
      >> Thanks,
      >> Chris
      >>
      >> --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      >> <mailto:aprsisce%40yahoogroups.com>, "Howard" <hdrw_yh@...> wrote:
      >> >
      >> > I am going to be using a TM-D700 and APRSIS32 at an event at the
      >> end of the month, for tracking elements on a charity walk. Someone
      >> else said they'd tried this combination and "it didn't work", but
      >> with no further detail.
      >> >
      >> > I don't have a '700, but tonight I get one chance to play with
      >> one briefly.
      >> >
      >> > Searched pages on the web seem to say to set the port as KISS,
      >> but I think there are now more relevant types: TMD700(KISS) and
      >> TMD700(RO+G - the rest of this one doesn't fit in the box!
      >> >
      >> > I am going to start with TMD700 (KISS) and hope that is the
      >> right one, with the radio set to Packet, rather than APRS mode.
      >> There is no requirement to transmit (or digipeat), it's all about
      >> showing stations heard on the map.
      >> >
      >> > Any hints on setting this up?
      >> >
      >> > 73,
      >> >
      >> > Howard G1BYY
      >> >
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >

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      James
      VE6SRV


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