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Re: [tracker2] Re: STRANGE Nuvi - > T2 behavior

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  • Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
    Cycling power on the Nuvi has always fixed this for me. I ve had it happen a few times, always after having had the mobile operational for hours on end (eg
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 26, 2011
      Cycling power on the Nuvi has always fixed this for me. I've had it
      happen a few times, always after having had the mobile operational for
      hours on end (eg > 6 hours steady operation).

      Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

      On 3/26/2011 8:06 PM, kennywtn wrote:
      > This started happening to my tracker T2/Nuvi350 setup today (multiple, blank messages with an ascii Y with two dots above it). Has anyone figured this out and how to fix it?
      >
      > kennywtn
      >
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Kirk Mefford"<groups@...> wrote:
      >> My nuvi 350 and tracker2 have been working great until a trip I made today.
      >>
      >> I was in an area for about 80+ miles of the trip where there is virtually no
      >> aprs activity within 40 or more miles away. Far enough away that the nuvi
      >> could not decode any stations.
      >>
      >> The odd behavior part is, I randomly started getting blank messages or
      >> messages with nothing but a weird "y" character with a strange date stamp.
      >> The blank messages had no body or date. These weird messages would
      >> continuously pop in every couple of seconds. I could delete all messages,
      >> and before the map screen could fully reload, the alert would come back on.
      >> Go to the inbox and the strange messages would continuously fill up the
      >> screen. I tried unplugging the nuvi, the tracker2, both together, just the
      >> serial cable, etc and nothing stopped the messages from coming in when
      >> everything was connected back together and on.
      >>
      >> The messages didn't stop until I made it back to an area with a digipeater
      >> and the tracker2 decoded new packets.
      >>
      >> strange!
      >>
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