Tablet to work with Mobilinkd TNC

Discussion in 'General Technical Questions and Answers' started by KB2EHJ, Nov 9, 2018.

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  1. KB2EHJ

    KB2EHJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Can anybody recommend a 'cheap" tablet/netbook that has a built in GPS unit that I could use with the Mobilinkd TNC? I really don't want to go the android phone route if I don't have to.

    Mark
     
  2. KC8VWM

    KC8VWM Moderator Volunteer Moderator QRZ Page

    "Phones" have GPS..., "Tablets" not so much. However, there may be external USB port equipment solutions to resolve that issue.
     
  3. KB2EHJ

    KB2EHJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    yeah that is what I'm finding also.
     
  4. AA7QQ

    AA7QQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Many cheap Chinese tablets have GPS. Just be sure that you read "GPS" & not "Location", which can be estimated by WIFI signals.
    If you need Wondows, ask around for someone that upgraded their Surface Tablet. Even the older ones are better than an 8 year old laptop (High end).

    Ed
     
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