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[aprssig] Weather-Davis Vantage KPC-3

Brad [VE3BSM] lists.nospam at bpsmicro.com
Fri Dec 30 15:29:12 UTC 2005


Davis sells an interface module specifically to allow direct connection to a
TNC. If he has the PC serial interface, I'm pretty sure you can't connect
directly because the PC interface doesn't generate APRS sentences by itself
(you'll need PC-based software to go with it). 

See: http://www.davisnet.com/weather/products/weather_product.asp?pnum=6540

Note that you can get a better price from some Davis resellers or via eBay.

Brad.
VE3BSM

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Mark Earle
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 10:21 AM
To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
Subject: [aprssig] Weather-Davis Vantage KPC-3

OK.. have a request from a friend.

New Davis Vantage Pro (the wired version).

Wind, 2 temps, rain, snow sensors.

Wants to interface it to a KPC-3 8.2.

I see several have done this.. I don't find a good wiring guide, and
settings/ config.

The TNC is already a DIGI at the site.

So.. could someone suggest settings and wiring/ cabling information? Or a
pointer to a detailed "how to". Haven't found one so far in my googling.





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