[aprssig] More thoughts on (was) Connected Packet
wa2mct at mearle.com
Tue Dec 28 10:42:13 CST 2004
At 11:41 AM 12/28/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>This is why I have setup my 24/7 APRS WX station with a working PBBS
>mailbox and emergency battery backup for the radio & TNC so that even if
>the computer running APRSDos is down my station can still be valuable as a
>BBS and/or a dig and/or KAnode during an emergency.
And for those using MFJ or TNC-2 type clones, there was software/ firmware
from PacComm (still avialable, I think) that has a basic pms/ bbs built in.
One could also expand the RAM. No computer, just the radio and tnc. Works
pretty well - we use one like this on a non-aprs local channel for shelter
) ) de WA2MCT Mark
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