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[aprssig] PK232 TNC as WIDE1-1 digi?

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Fri Nov 18 15:48:16 UTC 2005


How does the settings you suggest cause the PK-232 to digipeat a 
WIDE1-1? It would seem that you need to set MYALIAS to WIDE1-1 and Set 
DIGIpeat ON as well???

I question this as you say, "That is all there is to it." :-)


Robert Bruninga 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)
> 6) HID OFF
> 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.
> I'm not abundantly familiar with this TNC. To save time, I'm asking if
> anybody in the group has specific settings that should be applied to turn
> this TNC into a WIDE1-1 *only* digi. If I can give them specific
> instructions, we can get this digi on the air quickly. If we decide later a
> WIDE-area digi is more suitable, we can look at swapping out the TNC with
> something UIDIGI-compatible.
> Thanks;
> Brad.
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