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12492Re: Yaesu FTM-350AR GTRANS

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  • w2fcp
    May 8 4:14 PM
      I got it working, I traded my FMI cable to my friend for his GTRANS he didn't need. Hooked it up and it instantly got a GPS lock. Thanks for the help!

      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      >
      > Ok... that's not going to do you any good with the FTM-350 then.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 5/8/2011 12:54 PM, w2fcp wrote:
      > > I guess I do not have a GTRANS, I have Garmin the 010-10813-00 Mini-B
      > > Data Cable.
      > >
      > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > Scott Miller <scott@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > 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>
      > > <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> <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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