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11287Re: [tracker2] Commands to T2

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  • Pete Lilja
    Oct 6, 2010
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      I guess I dunno. 

      This again doesn't show up on aprs.fi as my station being out of the US.  I think it's something goofy in the nuvi.  It's not a big deal.  It comes around soon enough and the err is so large it's obviously not right.

      Pete

      On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      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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