[aprssig] Digipeating with a Kam
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Tue Aug 16 22:46:15 CDT 2005
wa8lmf2 at aol.com wrote:
> rradiohham1 at earthlink.net wrote:
>> What do you need to digipeat with Kam TNC using the new paradigm?.
>> I work events, (50K runs), using pocket trackers and TT-3s, but the
>> terrain has a lot of hills and not providing very good coverage in
>> the area of the run. And would like to set up a digipeater for the
>> day of the event. I am in the San Francisco Bay Area, and there are
>> several digipeaters around, but they do not cover the area of the
>> runs very well.
>> I have a KPC-3 with ver. 6.0, a Kam Plus with ver. 8.0 and another
>> with ver. 8.2. Can I set up a digipeater with these using the new
>> settings? or do need to go to ver.9.1 and a new Kam to do this? Or is
>> there another way to do it on a temporary digipeater?
>> Can the any of these Kam's be upgraded to ver. 9.1 if it is necessary?.
> NO. Only the current KPC3+ and 9612 (which use a completely
> different microprocessor from the original KPC3) can use the new
>> I would like to use the new paradigm (WIDE2-2), to use the
>> digipearters in the area as well.
>> TIA and 73
>> Vince, K6BIR
> Are you planning to set up these as WIDE1-1 home-relay-digis, or as
> full SSID-decrementing WIDEn-Ns ? (I.e. are you going to set the
> trackers paths to something like "WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1" or to just
> "WIDE2-2" ?)
> If you use the latter, you can set any of these older units to respond
> to an alias of WIDE1-1 which it will digipeat as a simple fixed call.
Oops! Screwed up the phasing as I re-arranged the sentence during
The sentence above should read:
If you use the FORMER, you can set any of these older units to respond
to an alias of WIDE1-1 which it will digipeat as a simple fixed call.
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