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[aprssig] PK232 TNC as WIDE1-1 digi?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Fri Nov 18 14:49:46 UTC 2005

bruninga at usna.edu wrote:

>Settign up a WIDE1-1 digi:
>There are only a few settings.
>1) Reset to factory defaults
>3) BTEXT !DDMM.hhN1DDDMM.hhW#W1-1 any_other-comment_here
>4) B E 600 (what ever is equal to 10 minutes)
>5) UNPROTO APN232   <ID's it as a PK232)
>That is all there is to it.
>de Wb4APR, Bob
>>>>lists.nospam at bpsmicro.com 11/18/05 8:59 AM >>>
>A local group wants to set up an APRS digi in their area. I've been
>following the region, and I've convinced them that we don't really need a
>Wide-area digi there, but a fill-in would definitely be useful (there are a
>few RF holes in the vicinity). This works out, because they only have an old
>PK232 digi, which I understand isn't suitable for WIDEn-N use.

You overlooked perhaps the most important one (assuming that CALLSIGN is 
the actual call of the station for ID purposes):

Set MYA (myalias) to "WIDE1-1" to enable response to the generic 
digipeater call WIDE1-1   

Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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