[aprssig] D700 owners question
db2fm at jfsattv.de
Sun Oct 17 05:44:19 CDT 2004
Just checked the manual:
Terminal-port supports 9600, 19200, 38400 and 57600 bps (Menue 1-9-5)
GPS-port (2,5 mm Stereo-plug) none, NMEA (which is 4800) and NMEA96
Am 16.10.2004 um 19:26 schrieb Wes Johnston:
> I think the d700 supports 9600 and 57600 on the terminal, right?
> 4800-9600 on
> the GPS port.
> 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
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