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2897Re: Tracker2 beta firmware

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  • N6NU
    Feb 7, 2008
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      The following Garmin products support FleetManagement:

      http://www8.garmin.com/solutions/pnd/supportedproducts.jsp

      Andreas, N6NU


      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "kc9gqr" <bshaney@...> wrote:
      >
      > Which Garmin Car GPS's can you use with this system?
      >
      >
      > -- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, Scott Miller <scott@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I've just uploaded the latest firmware built with Garmin fleet
      > > management support for beta testing. It'll only show up in the
      > config
      > > program, when you hit the 'web' button.
      > >
      > > To use it, just configure for Garmin mode as usual. But BE
      > WARNED: As
      > > soon as you plug in the GPS unit (ok, within about 6 seconds
      > anyway)
      > > it'll enable fleet management mode and the main menu will have the
      > top
      > > item replaced with 'Dispatch'. It'll also complain if the T2
      > isn't
      > > hooked up. The only way to get OUT of dispatch mode is to press a
      > > corner of the screen while turning on the power, and then erasing
      > all
      > > user data.
      > >
      > > The T2 ACT light should start blinking green to indicate it's
      > getting a
      > > good fix. To send messages, go
      > to 'Dispatch', 'Messaging', 'Create
      > > Message'. Start the message with a '-' to address it to a
      > specific
      > > callsign, and follow the callsign with a space:
      > >
      > > -n1vg-2 This is a test.
      > >
      > > To reply to the last received message (assuming the T2 hasn't been
      > reset
      > > since then) just enter the text and hit 'send'. This should keep
      > QSOs
      > > as efficient as possible.
      > >
      > > To send a command to the T2 itself, start it with '!'. For
      > example:
      > >
      > > !TXDELAY 24
      > >
      > > All responses from the T2 will come back as messages. Whenever a
      > > message comes in, the unit will ding and show a mail icon. You
      > can tap
      > > that, or bring up the inbox in the messaging menu to read a
      > message.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      >
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