[aprssig] d700 minidin question

Bruce W. Martin aprs at almostanywhere.com
Mon Oct 6 15:34:54 EDT 2008

On Oct 6, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Bill Herrmann wrote:

> At 07:07 AM 10/6/2008, Wes Johnston, AI4PX wrote:
>> The 350 is the first (lowest) nuvi that has FMI interface.  FMI
>> makes the unit boot into rs232 mode on the usb cable and it'll be in
>> garmin binary mode.  Scott Miller's T2 tracker will talk to the
>> garmin in this mode as will a yet to be released
> Hmmm, looks like Garmin shows the unit as discontinued. :-(
> Will the 350 talk to the T2-135?

Yes works great. I have two T2-135/DR-135 units and a Nuvi 350.

> If so it's mighty tempting to
> replace the current APRS radio + TNC with the Alinco+T2.
> Can anybody confirm that the Nuvi 350 can take an external GPS
> antenna connection?

Yes it does. I think it is an mcx connector. I use an mcx to sma  
adapter cable and it works just fine however I rarely find the need to  
use the external antenna.

Bruce, KQ4TV

Bruce W. Martin, KQ4TV
Tennessee Balloon Group, NT4BG

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