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Re: [tracker2] Re: Getting GPS data from one port, and the updates on 2nd port?

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  • Scott Miller
    Yep, KISS will work simultaneously as well. Scott
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 29, 2008
      Yep, KISS will work simultaneously as well.


      ve7mdt wrote:
      > To be so greedy (after reading the manual), I wonder if it can also
      > connect to a computer via KISS mode (computer will be running APRS
      > software like APRSPoint, or a PDA running AWGTracker or something like
      > that), and while still maintain one or both function as in my first post?
      > If so, this will be the ultimate set up. I would hate to have to set
      > up independent system for each of the configuration. Sometimes I
      > might be lazy and want to use just the Garmin Nuvi, but if I have the
      > computer or PDA around then I might want to play w/ more of the
      > innards in APRS data etc (but while reserving the basic of an always
      > on tracker).
      > Am I thinking too far out?
      > Thanks,
      > David
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "ve7mdt" <ve7mdt@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > My plan is as follows and I want to find out if it can work this way:
      > >
      > > permanently installed GPS receiver (SiRF III, serial out, NMEA
      > > protocol), will feed the Tracker2 for position 24/7 in my car, even
      > > when my car is parked and everything else turned off.
      > >
      > > Tracker2 will perform tracking function 24/7, even when parked (of
      > > course not sending updates as often as when mobile).
      > >
      > > Tracker2 will talk to Garmin Nuvi 750 when Garmin unit is docked, but
      > > only for updating waypoints from APRS traffic, message sending and
      > > receiving, but not getting the GPS data from here, because there is
      > > already a dedicated GPS receiver from above.
      > >
      > > I know Tracker2 has 2 ports, but I want to know how this could work.
      > > When both data are fed into Tracker2 will it get confused, or if there
      > > is a way to select where it gets its GPS data from?
      > >
      > > I'll try to read the User Guide but thought I'll throw it out here if
      > > this will work.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > David
      > >
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