[aprssig] D700/D710 data port

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Apr 1 18:15:39 EDT 2008

Only in NMEA format.  I'm talking about models like the Nuvi and 
StreetPilot series that don't have any NMEA output or input.


Bruce W. Martin wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2008, at 1:39 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
>> Since I've had several requests, I'm considering building a Garmin 
>> protocol converter for the D700/D710 after all.  I don't have one 
>> myself, though, and it's not clear from the manual what the data port 
>> does when it's in APRS mode.
>> I could have it act as just a dumb GPS data translator, using only the 
>> GPS jack, but that wouldn't support waypoint symbols and comment text.
> I don't understand why this is. I have a Garmin GPSMAP 276 and my D700 
> receives data and sends waypoints to the Garmin.
> You might look at the Specialized Communications manual for the D700:
> <http://inform3.kenwoodusa.com/Manuals%5CTM-D700A%20Specialized.pdf>
> Bruce

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