BeeLine GPS Communicator

    Version 066:       Release Date: 12/29/13:  Fixes +10dbm bug, displays power levels for 70cm amplifed version correctly

    Version 063:       Release Date:  8/30/12:  Required for u-blox Version 222 and above

    Version 053:       Release Date:  4/17/11:  Required for Version 216 of the firmware and above

    Version 050:       Release Date:  2/18/11:  Required for Version 215 of the firmware and above

    Version 048:       Release Date:  2/01/11:  Required for Version 215 of the firmware and above

    Version 047:       Release Date:  12/18/10:  Required for Version 214 of the firmware and above

    Version 046:       Release Date:  6/07/09:  Required for Version 209 of the firmware and above

    Version 044:       Release Date:  4/18/09:  Required for Version 117 of the firmware and above

    Version 039NW:  Release Date:  11/01/09:Required for Version 116 of the firmware and above

    Version 034NW:  Release Date:  9/11/08:  Required for Version 116 of the firmware and above

    Version 033NW:  Release Date:  8/24/08:  Required for Version 116 of the firmware and above

    Version 029NW:  Release Date:  3/09/08:  Required for Version 100 of the firmware and above

    Version 027NW:  Release Date:  2/14/08:  Required for Version 100 of the firmware and above

    Version 024NW:  Release Date:  7/27/07:  Required for Version 100 of the firmware and above

    Version 022NW:  Release Date:  4/01/07:  Required for Version 026 of the firmware and above

    Version 021NW:  Release Date:  3/03/07:  Required for Version 022 of the firmware and above

    Version 017:       Release Date: 12/02/06:  Required for Version 019 of the firmware and above

    Version 015:       Release Date: 10/26/06:  Required for Version 017 of the firmware and above

    Version 012:       Release Date:  9/02/06:  Required for Version 015 of the firmware and above

    Version 010:       Release Date:  5/17/06:  Required for Version 012 of the firmware and above

    Version 003:       Release Date:  1/02/06:  Support for Version 04 firmware

   

BeeFlash flash update utility

    Version 7:  Initial Release: 5/07/2010.  Improved error checking -- writes to page 71

    Version 3:  Initial Release: 8/24/2008.  Checks model and version number before upgrading firmware

    Version 1:  Initial Release:  5/17/2006

   

Firmware:

For the 70cm GPS (old Trimble version)

    Version 209: Release date 5/07/2010:  Hardware G-switch support, option to convert meters to feet, fixes problem with smart launch detect state machine ("^")

 

For the 2 meter GPS

 

    Version 116:  For 2 meter high power only:  Adds conversion from feet to meters, and GPS powerdown mode.

 

Older versions -- DO NOT USE:

    Version 027  Release Date: 4/16/07:  Allows for shortened DIGIPATH, fixes mem_wrap problem, allows storing data once per second. Sign of longitude and latitude stored in memory-- not assumed to be NW. Requires GPS Communicator version 22 above.

    Version 019  Release Date: 12/2/06:  Add "time slotting" (support for multiple transmitters synchronized to enable sharing of a single frequency).  Requires GPS Communicator version 17 or above.

    Version 017Release Date: 10/26/06:  Adds optional course and speed.  Fixes problem with 'store_count'.  Requires GPS Communicator Version 015Requires change to GPS Firmware settings to enable $GPVTG sentences.

    Version 015Release Date: 9/02/06:  Fixed intermittent startup problem. Added ability to independently set memory record timing of packet transmit timing.  Requires GPS Communicator Version 012.

    Version 014:  Release Date:  8/01/06:  fixed battery voltage problem with version 013.  Also, be sure that your GPS Firmware has the proper settings.

    Version 013:  Release Date:  6/28/06:  Fixes problem detecting null GPS strings.

    Version 012:  Release Date:  5/17/06:  Supports flight profile recording, requires version 010 of the Communicator

    Version 004:  Release Date: 1/02/06: Integrated Kenwood APRS support, Low V shutdown, real-time clock and updated boot loader

   

Instructions to upgrade the GPS firmware settings

  

    

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