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Re: [tracker2] Re: NUVI 350 up and running!

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  • Scott Miller
    No, you shouldn t need to set anything. If the T2 is in Garmin mode and it s blinking to show that it s getting a GPS fix, then it should be sending the FMI
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 29, 2008
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      No, you shouldn't need to set anything. If the T2 is in Garmin mode and
      it's blinking to show that it's getting a GPS fix, then it should be
      sending the FMI command that enables the dispatch menu.

      Scott

      Alan wrote:
      >
      >
      > Should I see the Dispatch item under the menu? I don't? Is there
      > any settings on the Nuvi that need to be set?
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Alan
      >
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > No, but if you can get in touch with someone at Garmin who would be
      > > interested in trying it out, I'd be happy to send one in.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > Lyle Tanner wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I received my FMI cable today and got the T2 working with my Nuvi
      > 350.
      > > > I love this setup! Great work Scott! Now if we could only lobby
      > > > Garmin to incorporate this feature into their handheld units (or
      > allow
      > > > the Nuvi to work in FMI from battery).
      > > >
      > > > Perhaps I can leverage my LinkedIn connections to direct positive
      > > > feedback to the software development management at Garmin.
      > > >
      > > > Scott, do you know if Garmin has a T2 for interoperability
      > testing? I
      > > > know that the market share of APRS users is relatively niche
      > market,
      > > > but this is the sort of thing that their developers could get
      > excited
      > > > about.
      > > >
      > > > 73's,
      > > > Lyle Tanner, KC7IPY
      > > >
      > > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > <mailto:tracker2%
      > 40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > "Joe Krout" <jkrout@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Well that was easy!
      > > > > Not something I seem to get to say very often when dealing with
      > > > > technology.
      > > > >
      > > > > I received my Nuvi 350 and cable from Scott yesterday - Thanks!
      > > > > Soldered a DB9-f on it
      > > > > Flashed the firmware on the tracker2
      > > > > Configured the Profile and enabled Garmin Protocol
      > > > > Lashed everything together on the desk - Nuvi is on North
      > Window and
      > > > > happy!
      > > > > Power on and I am receiving APRS data and messages - W0PWJ-3
      > > > > As mentioned, the Garmin/APRS icon translation is a little
      > wierd but
      > > > > liveable.
      > > > >
      > > > > Sending messages from the Nuvi is way cool! Note - I had to
      > check
      > > > > Scott's posting in Message 2891 to figure out how to address
      > messages.
      > > > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tracker2/message/2891
      > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tracker2/message/2891>
      > > > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tracker2/message/2891
      > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tracker2/message/2891>>
      > > > >
      > > > > -- Put a - in front of the callsign-ssid i.e. -W0PWJ-4 to send
      > a
      > > > > message
      > > > > -- Put a ! in front of a command to the Tracker2
      > > > >
      > > > > I am very satisfied
      > > > > 73 Scott!
      > > > >
      > > > > Joe
      > > > > W0PWJ
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
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