[aprssig] APRS on D710
Ed Lizard Rosen
n3gxh-1 at verizon.net
Fri Mar 11 13:31:24 EST 2016
Your -6 showed up 40 minutes ago.
On 03/11/2016 12:33 PM, Randy Love via aprssig wrote:
> Those 'my position' on the screen meant that it received your position
> packet after it was repeated by two digipeaters.
> The issue isn't that you aren't transmitting out, it's that your
> packets aren't making it to an igate.
> Did you try looking on aprs.fi <http://aprs.fi> for your updates?
> Also, aprs.fi <http://aprs.fi> will show you what's in your area that
> you may be hitting.
> Also, do you have your GPS set up? I'm not clear on that point, so I'm
> asking. Sorry if you stated such before and I just didn't notice.
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 11:32 AM, TomK via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org
> <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
> On 3/11/2016 3:54 AM, TomK via aprssig wrote:
>> On 3/10/2016 5:19 PM, lloyd mitchell via aprssig wrote:
>>> May not matter but the path I use is WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2
>>> Ko4L lloyd
>>> On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 8:09 PM, Bob Stephens via aprssig
>>> <aprssig at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
>>> I think if you have the Beacon set to manual you have to use
>>> the BCON key on the
>> front panel to cause a beacon to be transmitted. You need either
>> AUTO or Smartbeaconing.
>>> Bob AF9W
>> WIDE2-2 is the recommended path in my area.
>> I'll change my Beacon setting to AUTO and let you know if you've
>> put your finger on the problem.
>> Thanks to you both for your replies.
>> TomK W5LON
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> I changed my Beacon setting to AUTO and here's what happened:
> The D-710 screen showed "my position" twice, after I had the rig
> turned on for a little over two minutes.
> I went into my home and I brought up "findu". It reported "No
> position report for W5LON has been heard in the last 10 days".
> This response was puzzeling as I had not seen "my position"
> shown on the screen of my D-710 prior to changing changing my
> Beacon setting to AUTO.
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