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11286Re: [tracker2] Commands to T2

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  • Scott Miller
    Oct 6, 2010
      Base91 compressed mode... if your position packets have the position
      encoded as a string of 8 characters and not numbers, you're using that mode.

      On 10/6/2010 2:51 PM, Pete Lilja wrote:
      >
      >
      > Running which / what compressed?
      >
      > I just had it happen again playing around. This time it was with my
      > fill-in digi and the Nuvi. 2 reports - one off the west coast of
      > Africa and the second off the west coast of South America.
      >
      > Pete
      >
      > On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
      >
      > Yeah. Are you running in compressed mode?
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 10/6/2010 10:39 AM, Pete Lilja wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Yeah. I think. You describe what seemed to have happened.
      > >
      > > I can only guess it plotted incorrectly after hearing from the
      > digi but
      > > can't be sure. If that were the case I'd think it would have
      > shown up
      > > online at aprs.fi <http://aprs.fi> <http://aprs.fi>.
      > >
      > > Sending the --bea command thru the Nuvi to the T2-135 and all was
      > > correct again.
      > >
      > > Weird, eh?
      > >
      > > Pete
      > >
      > > On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>
      > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott@...>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > So you sent a BEACON command with the D7 and the T2-135
      > responded, and
      > > plotted its own position incorrectly when it was heard back
      > from the
      > > digi - is that right?
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > On 10/6/2010 9:12 AM, Pete Lilja wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > After a few missteps on start-up I now have an OT2M set-up and
      > > running
      > > > as a local fill-in digipeater. Cool stuff, this is.
      > > >
      > > > I recently was at another ham's shack who had just purchased a
      > > service
      > > > monitor and I was able to see the deviation on his 'scope from my
      > > mobile
      > > > T2-135. I was happy to see it was spot on. It got me to realize
      > > that I
      > > > could also see my new fill-in digi the same way from his shack by
      > > > sending it a beacon command via RF. That's gonna be pretty cool
      > > when I
      > > > get that done.
      > > >
      > > > So, while playing with RF commands using my Kenwood D7 HT I
      > > decided to
      > > > send a beacon command to my Alinco DR-135 equipped with a T2-135
      > > board.
      > > > Oddly, when it responded with a beacon report the connected
      > Nuvi 350
      > > > showed it's position 6300+ miles away. When beaconing the
      > > Alinco/T2-135
      > > > via the Nuvi it showed the correct position. The odd-ball position
      > > > report does not appear on APRS.fi however, so I'm thinking the Nuvi
      > > > muffed the data. Any ideas on this?
      > > >
      > > > Anyway - this remote command stuff is pretty cool. I sure do
      > > like the
      > > > Argent products and service!
      > > >
      > > > Pete
      > > > KC0GPB as the home fill-in digi, KC0GPB-7 for the mobile T2-135,
      > > > KC0GPB-5 for the Kenwood D7 and KC0GPB-11 in the OT+ for high
      > > altitude
      > > > ballooning.
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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