[aprssig] APRS In A Car

Chuck Gooden cgooden at insightbb.com
Mon Jan 23 20:40:26 EST 2006

Ron Wenig wrote:

>We finally gave up trying to figure it out when
>I saw smoke coming from the wires on the floor.  I pulled
>over and discovered that the serial cable from the computer
>was hot to the touch with the insulation at the d700
>connection melted and the label on the cable blackended.  I
Were you powering the GPS from the car battery?  If so I would expect a
short in the cable.  Need more details on how your unit was mounted.

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