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Offline LibertyCave WS7PB

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Identify Garmin RINO data mode
« on: November 24, 2022, 0608 UTC »
What software would you use to identify the mode Garmin RINO radios are using to transmit position data? I prefer Linux, but other people interested in this use Windows and Ios products.

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Re: Identify Garmin RINO data mode
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2022, 1335 UTC »
I dropped a few searches and skimmed some pages. Apparently it is a MSK format with a 600 or maybe 1200 baud rate. Encoding seems proprietary, and that is about as far as I got down the rabbit hole.

http://www.radio-active.net.au/web3/APRS/Resources/RINO

https://forums.radioreference.com/threads/interoperation-between-garmin-rino-650-and-yaesu-8dr.251836/

Xastir has a way to access RINO GPS data for for APRS use, but that means needing a serial connection to a receiving RINO radio.

https://github.com/Xastir/Xastir/blob/master/INSTALL#L1284
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Re: Identify Garmin RINO data mode
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2022, 1839 UTC »
Thank you for this info. I believe by law they must us PSk, AFSK, or FSK. Though that is in America, and they may have used another mode in other parts of the world for the same reason. I am going to give Xaster a try.

 

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