[aprssig] Garmin GPS SERIAL VS USB

Gerry Creager N5JXS gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Sat May 28 23:05:14 EDT 2005

I'm officially jealous.  My flight bag maintains an old GPS 55AVD. 
Still works, not nearly as pretty or with as many bells/whistles!


Kurt O. Jauss wrote:
>    My Garmin 296 Avation model has USB for programing and downloads as 
> well as 2 serial ports. One port can be set for NMEA/NMEA and the other 
> port set fot text output or several  other outputs..
> Kurt
> Tyson S. wrote:
>> I was just at the garmin website and I see that all of the higher end
>> mapping gps units have USB, does this mean that they have BOTH serial
>> and USB? or does this mean that they are now useless for APRS with a
>> Tiny Trak or a TH-D7A(G)? I need a small mapping GPS with SERIAL OUT
>> (NMEA) and a color screen.
>> <snip>
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