[aprssig] GPS Power and RS232

Jan T. Pharo la2bba at jpharo.net
Thu Mar 20 05:24:18 EDT 2008

Rich Garcia <k4gpsc at gmail.com>, Wed, 19 Mar 2008 22:04:58 -0400:

>>From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>>[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Jan T. Pharo
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 5:44 AM
>>On Sun, 16 Mar 2008 17:07:00 -0500, you wrote:
>>>Also can some one tell me if a serial data from a GPS can be tapped to
>>>go to the THD700 AND a laptop?
>>AFAIK, the GPS connected to the TM-D700 will also be seen by the APRS
>>software on the computer (e.g. UI-View) , when the D700 is connected
>>to the computer.

>But will it be seen by any software that uses a GPS input? I sometimes like
>to run DeLorme Topo instead of UI-View. Now that I have the D-710 that could
>send out position reports and receive them on it's own while Topo gives us a
>good mapping application would it not?
I don't know about "any", but when I have used my TH-D7 (yes, I know
it's not the D700, but it behaves the same way in this respect) in TNC
mode with a GPS connected and the D7 to a computer with UI-View, the
GPS signals go through to UI-View.

73 de Jan, LA2BBA
Hvaler, Norway

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