[aprssig] History lession D7 vs. NMEA 183 Redux

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu May 14 02:50:38 EDT 2009

>  Does the original TH-D7 (not the G 2.0) have a problem
> with the current NMEA string?  0183 has one to many
> digits in the Lat/Long for the radio, I think?
> Obviously the D700 and D710 handles it.

Doing further snooping on the net, I see that 0184 devices can send lat/lon of 6/7 digits up to as many as 9/10

My Garmin V which works with the D700 sends 8/9.

Is this a difference in different NMEA 0183 versions or is it simply variable?

Not critical, but interesting to know.

73, Steve, K9DCI


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