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[aprssig] digi_ned feedback

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Fri Feb 25 22:34:59 UTC 2005


Henk,

That worked. Also I was using UI-VIEW at some stage also to send the TNC
into KISS

It seems when you leave UI-VIEW it exists KISS

So I used UI-VIEW to get into KISS, then turned off the TNC and exited
UI-VIEW

I then made the changes as below and it worked

Awesome

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Rich [mailto:vk4tec at tech-software.net]
Sent: Saturday, 26 February 2005 07:38
To: Henk de Groot; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Cc: Ozaprs at Marconi.Ics.Mq.Edu.Au
Subject: RE: [aprssig] digi_ned feedback


Maybe i should be using this ?

KAN uses INTFACE KISS

;
; PE1DNN 25.12.2002:
; Simplified KISS.INI, just try a number of ways to get the TNC to KISS,
; if it succeeds then the TNC will ignore the rest anyway...
;
; Try each method twice just in case there are synchronisation problems
;
; Try different methods; TF, TAPR/AEA and KAM
;
[KISSON]
\d\d\d^X\e at K
\d\d\d^X\e at K
\d\d\dINTFACE KISS
RESTART
\d\d\dINTFACE KISS
RESTART
\d\d\dINTFACE KISS
RESET
\d\d\INTFACE KISS
RESET
;

-----Original Message-----
From: Henk de Groot [mailto:henk.de.groot at hetnet.nl]
Sent: Saturday, 26 February 2005 06:57
To: vk4tec at tech-software.net; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Cc: Ozaprs at Marconi.Ics.Mq.Edu.Au
Subject: Re: [aprssig] digi_ned feedback


Hello Andrew,

Andrew Rich schreef:
> I can see digi_ned trying to TX at start up, says all is ok and sends a
> beacon on screen, but the tnc does nothing.
>
> But in either KISS or TNC nothing happens. Yes I have the right com port,
it
> matches and checks out in hyperterm.
>
> What am I doing wrong ?  Should DIGI_NED tx on startup ?

No, DIGI_NED sends some data to the TNC to switch it to KISS. It looks
like the TNC doesn't interpret the commands to switch to KISS but instead
transmits them...

Maybe you can switch the TNC to KISS manualy before starting the floppy to
see if that helps.

In the directory KISS you will find a KISS_DNN.INI, this contains the
commands which are send to the TNC to switch it to KISS. Aparently it
doesn't send the right command for your TNC. Just change it with a text
editor.

> What would be good to, is a desctiption of what files to blow away, so you
> get the config screens back up
> on boot instead of having to re-format and re-build the floppy.

Oh, that's easy, just erase "dnconfig.bat" in the root of the floppy. This
batch just sets an environment value which is used by "run.bat" in the
digi_ned directory.

Kind regards,

Henk.







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