[aprssig] TM-d710A question

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 15:33:12 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 3:36 AM, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net> wrote:
> Is the only option for sending position reports, compressed ?
> I was hoping to be able to send free text LAT LON
> Beside sticking a PIC on the data port.
> Andrew VK4TEC

In APRS mode, I think the D710 is only capable of sending Mic-E
compressed positions.

In PACKET mode, the internal TNC can be set with a plain-text lat/lon
BTEXT. To use the BTEXT option, it would need to be a fixed station,
or I suppose the BTEXT could be updated with a PIC as you suggest.


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