Re: [tracker2] Re: Dual GPS config with OT2, Nuvi and puck GPS
- Come on guys, the serial port has BOTH "A" and "B" available, hence
two GPS's can be read.
See James' port layout below.
73 - Dale. KG5LT
On Oct 21, 2009, at 5:19 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> So, the question stands, how did Clay (N7QNM) "I didn't need a 'Y'
> cable." in "The Nuvi is on one port and a puck style GPS (2 Deluo, one
> Garmin) is on the other."?
> The RADIO connector goes to the radio, but to hook up TWO GPSes, they
> BOTH need to come out the SERIAL port, but how did Clay manage to do
> this without a Y connector?
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Still Struggling to Understand!
> James Ewen wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:07 PM, twobores <syntor@...>
> >> I must be missing something obvious here, but where do you plug
> the radio in?
> > The radio gets plugged into the radio port... hence the term radio
> > port. Serial connections on the serial port, for similar reasons.
> > As per the OT2 user manual:
> > RADIO Connector
> > 1: Audio out
> > 2: COR / Squelch input
> > 3: PTT out
> > 5: Audio in
> > 6: Ground
> > 7: Power in
> > 8: PTT in
> > SERIAL Connector
> > 2: Data in (port A)
> > 3: Data out (port A)
> > 4: Power output for GPS
> > 5: Ground
> > 7: Data out (port B) or CTS
> > 8: Data in (port B) or RTS
> > James
> > VE6SRV