23261Re: [aprsisce] Hints for using a TM-D700?
- Jun 13, 2013I 've used my D700 with aprspoint and this function works. I can't or it won't work with aprsisce.
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From: James Ewen <ve6srv@...>
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:
>> 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:* email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> *On Behalf Of *kb8uih
>> *Sent:* Thursday, June 13, 2013 14:21
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>> *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.
>> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org
>> <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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