[aprssig] Alinco DR-135T - EJ41U internal modem
droobie at maine.rr.com
Mon Oct 31 09:34:36 CST 2005
I have the EJ-41U in the Dr-135TP for my K1XVM Igate. It is running
in converse mode because it had a habit of locking up in KISS mode
during bursts of data at random intervals. I use it with Xastir.
Nice radio, nice little package (even can act as a tracker too), but
yeah it has shortcomings.
If you have additional questions feel free to ask.. :-)
At 10:30 AM 10/31/2005, Ron Stordahl wrote:
>The Alinco DR-135T internal TNC is their EJ41U board. Here is a
>quote from their FAQ at www.alinco.com regarding this board:
>Q: Does EJ41U TNC unit support the KISS mode ?
>A: Yes it does but unfortunately in a limited way. As the default
>setting you must configure the EJ41U to the KISS every time you turn
>on the radio. In order to ease the KISS operation with the EJ41U you
>may refer this website at
>http://research.aerocity.net/tnc/ej-41u/ Please be advised that
>this site is totally created and maintenanced by the 3rd party and
>Alinco declines any and all responsibilities for its contents, the
>consequence of utilizing the information written therein and any
>form of the tech-support relative to this subject.
>I tried to go to the web site for additional information on that
>internal tnc, but the link was dead!
>So it doesn't look good. I do have a DR-135T which I use in my car
>with a TinyTrack and am pleased with it. I also did hook up as a
>test an MFJ1270C to the DB9 connector on the rear of the DR-135T and
>it worked fine. Looks like one should be skeptical of the EJ41U
>modem option in the DR-135T.
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