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help: ICOM M802, NMEA, PC connection?
living and boating in Hong Kong, what an experience...
Shopping till you drop, but only newest mobile phones, TVs, cameras.
If you need boating supply, better try internet shops round the world.
Similar difficult to get professional advice. As my trip to philippines is due to start next month, advice is quiet urgent and I really hope to get it here. The local dealers are pretty useless, I'm chasing them for more than half year without success.
The Icom M802 does not show any position of the wired GPS on it's screen. As the boat with all equipment was bought used I wouldn't mind spending few more bugs for a backup GPS, but is must have compabitilty with the ICOM M802. Here's the tricky part: All GPS I know support NMEA0182 ver2.0, the ICOM manual specifies NMEA0182 ver3.01 for position reporting support. Who has a GPS hooked up to his ICOM M802 and can explain the mystery to me?
Furthermore I want to receive Wx fax through the ICOM M802 onto my laptop. Is it possible to hook up the PC through a cable (eg: serial 9pin port of ICOM M802 to USB port of PC)? Can I even buy a USB mouse with built in GPS, get the position through computer to the radio?
Who is running the ICOM M802 with or without pactor modem to give me advice?