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[aprssig] D700 owners question

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Sat Oct 16 17:26:04 UTC 2004


I think the d700 supports 9600 and 57600 on the terminal, right?  4800-9600 on
the GPS port.

Wes



Quoting db2fm <db2fm at jfsattv.de>:

>
> Am 16.10.2004 um 16:31 schrieb Robert Bruninga:
>
> >>>> kc5qbc at swbell.net 10/16/04 12:10:14 AM >>>
> >> I'm looking at the D700 to use for a small emergency group.
> >> The expected usage mode is listening to vhf voice on one
> >> side while monitoring the packet vhf side with a laptop.
> >
> > Is surely the way to go!
> >
> > And another real advantage of the  radio is that it
> > does work at 9600 baud, AND it has a built-in BBS too,
> > so finally after 20 years of people "talking" about trying out
> > 9600 baud, now anyone with a kenwood can try it out...
> >
> > We should be doing BBS stuff at 9600 baud anyway,
> > afterall, this is 2004!
> >
> > The only problems you may have heard about are when
> > you try to use it on a FULL-DUPLEX 100% constant 9600
> > baud data stream (such as the downlink of a 9600 baud
> > satellite running the PACSAT protocol).  Then, the 100%
> > dutycycle of packets with zero breaks in between will
> > get too much data that cannot then also get out of the
> > radio's 9600 baud serial port and it will overrrun and choke.
> >
> > But as long as you are not tyring to transfer megabytes
> > at 9600 baud on a full-duplex channel with 100% key down,
> >  it is perfect...
> >
> > de WB4APR, Bob
>
> Why not use higher baudrates on the terminal side to avoid the
> overrun of the internal buffer? It's at least able to communicate
> at 19.2 kBd if not 38.4 kBd IIRC...
> (Mine has a prolem at the moment so I can't check and the manual
> is out of my reach at the moment ;)
>
> 73 de Juergen DB2FM
>
> P.S. If it could use 4800 Bd it would be an ideal TRX for a HamHUD-II
>       as the HH2 only uses 4800 Bd (at the moment, but times are
> changing...)
>
>
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