2905Re: [aprsisce] Re: D7 & RF only using APRSIS32
- Sep 1, 2010On 09/01/2010 03:15 PM, James Ewen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:41 PM, huf1967 <jayschinkel@...> wrote:I think we have been on this topic before or was it on a different
>>> You can't have the laptop
>>> running APRSISCE/32 controlling the D7 while the D7 is in APRS mode.
>> By being in APRS mode I'm assuming you're referring to the
>> D7 beaconing or just having the TNC open, packet mode ??
> Nope, I mean having the D7 in APRS mode. You can have the D7 acting as
> it's own boss, or just being a plain old TNC. In APRS mode the
> software built into the D7 looks after reading the incoming GPS data,
> creating APRS position packets, and sending them at the appropriate
> time, as well as being able to send messages. It also decodes incoming
> packets, and shows the information on the display. When you are in
> packet mode, all the internal APRS smarts are turned off, and you need
> to have an external program look after figuring out what to send, and
> how to display what is received.
> You can't have the D7 in APRS mode AND have APRSISCE/32 running the
> show as well. Too many bosses trying to do the same job. The D7
> doesn't share any APRS data out the PC port, and ignores anything
> APRSISCE/32 is trying to tell it.
> To make things more interesting, the D710 does have a permissive APRS
> control program. It will let an outside program snoop on what it is
> doing, and the outside program can also poke it's nose in, and tell
> the D710 what do say. The D710 will also share the GPS data through
> that same port. If you had a D710, you COULD do what you are trying to
> do with the D7.
You can receive aprs traffic when it's in APRS mode but not in the
But it's quite easy formating.
You can also read/write messages with a computer while in APRS mode.
Just use this as a refference
http://www.radio-active.net.au/web/ham/d7.html and see if there are any
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