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Re: [tracker2] Re: Dual GPS config with OT2, Nuvi and puck GPS

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  • Dale Seaburg
    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
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 21, 2009
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      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@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >> 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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