4427Re: [tracker2] T2-135 using AMODE GARMIN help
- Jul 27, 2008Ron N9QGS wrote...
> Okay am experiencing a user problem, I'm sure, but your help isKeep in mind that the front port on the DR135T is one way... data IN to
> appreciated. I know my Garmin 60C worked with the OT2m showing calls
> and symbols. I recently (yesterday) received my new T2-135 and Alinco
> Radio. I got the GPs talking through the front data port but I wired
> my Garmin 60C and put it in Garmin Mode.
> I wired the round serial connector brown (GPS OUT) to pin 3 and white
> (GPS IN) to pin two and black (GPS ground) to pin 5.
the T2-135T only. Data IN on the tip, ~5V+ out on the ring and ground of
course is on the sleeve.
> 1. first off regardless if GPS is hooked up or not, when I issue theYou shouldn't have to reload the firmware. Just run otwincfg.exe and
> ABAUD GARMIN command I get a foreign character on the screen and I no
> longer have any functionality of the T2-135 until I erase and load the
> firmware back in. What is the proper way to exit Garmin mode so that I
> could say interface the computer back up to change it to another mode
> or make some changes? CTRL C isn't doing it.
change it from AMODE GARMIN to AUTO and click on WRITE.
> 2. When I put it in GARMIN mode, I checked symbols, etc. I haveThe GPS must be connected to the DE-9 on the back of the radio if you
> symbols loaded, I am not getting any icons or waypoints being created
> on my device, and I am not sure how to confirm this, but I don't think
> the unit is getting GPS data either from the unit. With the smart
> tracker options set there is nothing transmitting.
want to output received position reports as waypoints. The front port on
the radio isn't bi-directional.
> I have no problem using or decoding data using it just in KISS modeDo you have the GPS connected to the front or the back of the radio?
> etc and with MONITOR on its decoding well. I've either completely
> missed a command or wired it wrong?
> I'm gonna stare some more to make sure I didn't wire something wrongAgain, just run otwincfg.exe and change it to AUTO.
> but I have spent 8 hours trying to debug this and no symptoms have
> changed. My larger concern is how the heck you get it out of GARMIN
> mode when you want to use the device another way, or why I can't find
> this explanation in the manual.
73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
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