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Re: [tracker2] Re: Finally some sucess on T2 and Nuvi

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  • paul sinclair
    Dave, I m not far of finished the messaging section in the manual.. I ll let you know when its done.. - Paul.
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 27, 2008
      I'm not far of finished the messaging section in the manual..

      I'll let you know when its done..

       - Paul.

      On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 2:24 PM, ve7pke1 <dave@...> wrote:

      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      Thanks for the confirmation.
      I believe I am not reading the proper portion of the manual that
      describes the messaging features.
      I am new to the APRS world and cannot find any documentation other
      than the stuff about --send. Is there something I am missing.
      I have had another person read over the documentation and they asking
      similar questions.

      Please point me toward the documents about the messaging features. I
      am assuming there is more to the features that just the -callsign.
      Is there a quick reply or any other things.

      I am really excited about what you can do with the Nuvi and hope to
      learn more soon.
      Thanks everyone for their help and ecouragment.

      > A single dash followed by the callsign is how you should be sending
      > messages. As for why --send doesn't work... I'm not really sure. I
      > hadn't intended it to be used that way and I don't think I ever
      tested it.
      > Scott
      > ve7pke1 wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > After much messing around and lots of help from Tom VE7DID
      > > I have found that using the following format typed in the compose
      > > message screen on a Nuvi 350 works.
      > > -ve7did-1 hello tom
      > >
      > > This works.
      > > a --send ve7did-1 hello does nothing
      > > a
      > > -send ve7did-1 hello sends a message to send message of ve7did-1
      > > hello
      > >
      > > so a single dash callsign works
      > >
      > > nothing else does.
      > >
      > > Can anyone shed some light on why the manual talks about using the
      > > --send callsign
      > >
      > > Glad to have success but some understanding is always good
      > > Dave
      > > ve7pke
      > >
      > >

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