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[aprssig] PK232 TNC as WIDE1-1 digi? CORRECTION

Ron Stordahl ron.stordahl at digikey.com
Fri Nov 18 19:59:31 UTC 2005


Bob

Some measure this  in seconds rather than in 10's of seconds.  
UIDIGI-ROM is in seconds for example.

Ron, N5IN

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> ARGH!  I still got it wrong:
>
> It should be B E 60 instead of 600 in order
> to get 600 seconds which is 10 minutes.  I just
> added this to the New-N paradigm as a LINK
> to how to set up a WIDE1-1 digi:
>
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs/WIDE1-1settings.txt
>
> de WB4APR, Bob
>
>   
>>>> bruninga at usna.edu 11/18/05 2:11 PM >>>
>>>>         
> Duh, and of course I left off the most important
> parameter and that is 
>
> MYALIAS = WIDE1-1
>
>   
>>>> bruninga at usna.edu 11/18/05 9:39 AM >>>
>>>>         
> Settign up a WIDE1-1 digi:
>
> There are only a few settings.
> 1) Reset to factory defaults
> 2) MYCALL  CALLSIGN
> 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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