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[aprssig] KPC-3+ and power mod?

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Mon Jul 11 21:53:45 UTC 2005

At 04:15 PM 7/3/2005, Wes Johnston wrote:
>Yes, there is a jumper setting to select between pin 7 on radio port and
>pin 13 on serial port... of course I just removed the jumper and
>soldered both options ON.
>J6 needs to be center & 2, J7 needs to be center and 1, but I soldered
>all 3 pins of j7 together.
>Important difference.... kpc3 uses pin 25, kpc3plus uses pin 13.
>Probably important if you plan to use the same serial cable on several TNCs.

         Just got a chance to investigate this further -- the mod is listed 
as a way to power the KPC-3+.  Is that particular part of the board stout 
enough to power outboard items?  I want to power a HamHUD and a GPS-V.

         Anybody know?

Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk

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