[aprssig] Looking for a couple of beta testers for XDigi
Ed L. Locklear, KF4CHG
kf4chg at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 18 22:11:30 CDT 2005
John Hansen wrote:
> XDigi is a forthcoming digipeater daughter board for TNC-X
> (www.tnc-x.com), based loosely on the UIDigi implementation. It seems
> to be working ok at this point, but I'd like to find a couple of people
> who might be willing to beta test it for me. I would, of course, supply
> you with a free XDigi which would be yours to keep after the testing.
> Ideally testers would be:
> 1. Folks who have the time to spend evaluating it. I'm trying to get
> this done before the DCC in late September... I promised a bunch of
> people they'd be available by then.
> 2. Folks who already own a TNC-X. (I only have 2 kits left and it will
> be 3 weeks or so before I get more).
> 3. Folks pretty familiar with APRS and how APRS digis currently work.
> 4. The ideal person would own a PIC programmer that would allow them to
> burn updated code into an 18F2525.... though I don't really expect to
> get volunteers who can do this. (no, I've not implemented a boot loader
> in it at this point... yes, it would be a good idea to do so).
> To get an idea of what's involved with XDigi you can have a look some
> documentation I put together for beta testers at:
> Thanks in advance.
> John W2FS
I am game for beta testing. I already own 2 of your units with
interface cables for Icom mobiles RJ45 jack, RS HTX-252, and Kenwood TR-751.
Also have the Picstart Plus from Leap Start with Microchip MPLAB IDE
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