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12484Re: [tracker2] Re: Yaesu FTM-350AR GTRANS

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  • Scott Miller
    May 8, 2011
      The GTRANS won't put the nuvi into FMI mode (with the exception of FMI
      2.5 units like the nuvi 1300) so it won't clear the comm error icon if
      you've already enabled FMI on the nuvi.

      Scott

      On 5/7/2011 10:10 PM, w2fcp wrote:
      > I tried it using the CT-142 cable from Yaesu and got the icon on the
      > Nuvi saying there was no communication. I also tried swapping 2 & 3 on
      > the DB-9 and got the same thing. Scratching my head with this one...
      >
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "k7ybz" <k7ybz@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > The manual is as clear as mud, but use TXD-7/RXD-8/GND-2 and set
      > E16:Com Port Setting:
      > >
      > > Speed:4800 bps;
      > > Output:WAYPOINT;
      > > Input: GPS IN;
      > > WayPoint Format NMEA9.
      > >
      > > I don't have the info on how the GTRANS DB-9 is wired. If it is wired
      > for a PC connection, then:
      > >
      > > DB-9............FT-350
      > > 2..Data Out .... 8 RXD
      > > 3..Data In ..... 7 TXD
      > > 5..GND ......... 2 GND
      > >
      > > Otherwise swap pin 2 and 3 from the DB-9.
      > >
      > > Larry
      > > K7YBZ
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "w2fcp" <whitemg@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I was wondering if Argent has plans on making a GTRANS for the
      > FTM-350AR. I currently have a GTRANS with a DB9 on the end but the 350
      > uses a mini-DIN-8. I know the DB9 connector only uses pins 2,3, and 5.
      > Anyone know what pins I would need to tap into for the mini-DIN 8?
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > 1. PKD (Packet data input)
      > > > 2. GND
      > > > 3. PKS (PTT)
      > > > 4. RX96 (9600bps Packet data output)
      > > > 5. RX12 (1200bps Packet data output)
      > > > 6. SQL (Squelch control)
      > > > 7. TXD (Serial data output: Transceiver PC)
      > > > 8. RXD (Serial data input: Transceiver PC)
      > > >
      > > > I would like to get this up and running soon, would appreciate any
      > help.
      > > >
      > > > -Mike
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
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