[aprssig] Re: More thoughts on Connected Packet - telpac_node
spider at rivcom.net
Wed Dec 29 12:42:03 CST 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Vodall" <wa7nwp at jnos.org>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 11:18 AM
Subject: [aprssig] Re: More thoughts on Connected Packet - telpac_node
>> Is there some web site that I can go to to get a basic understanding of
>> packet modes (like the ones being discussed here)?
> The KA7EHK packeet handbook would be a good start...
>> I downloaded Airmail, but it looks like it is only setup to work on HF.
>> only got 144 and 440 capabilities - is there any packet, other than APRS,
>> works on 2 meters?
> Airmail is the HF side of the Winlink2k system. For 2 meters and
> "packet" you
> want to download the program called Paclink-AGW.
Bill, this is NOT a correct answer. Airmail works fine with VHF 1200 baud
packet. That is what people run.
You do not need AGW or anything else.
In Airmail: go to Tools - Options - Modules and set up the VHF Packet
Client very simple.
It's best you have a full blown TNC. The TNC types in the D700's dont work
well I am told.
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