[aprssig] MFJ1274 as a NEWn-N digi?

bob evinger wd9eka at evinger.com
Wed Sep 7 11:08:58 CDT 2005

1274 is the same as a mfj-1270B with the addition of the tuning 
indicator.If the 1270 will work then a 1274 should.

I was thinking the 1278 is the oddball.


Bob Evinger EMT-I  WD9EKA/AAR5MG(Army MARS operator)
The public highway system is not Daytona, and you are not Jeff Gordan.

On Wed, 7 Sep 2005, Brad Smith wrote:

> I suddenly find myself rushed to clarify a few things with respect to our
> local digi upgrade, so I'll make this short and sweet. :-)
> I have access to an MFJ 1274 TNC for free. I've been told this is *not* a
> TNC2 clone so not suitable for the UIDIGI-ROM swap. That just leaves me with
> the question as to whether I'm going to be able to make this TNC work as a
> NEWn-N digipeater (fully compliant except the SSn-N is optional in our area
> right now). Are there any special things I need to know? I have some
> experience with the KPC TNCs, but the bulk of my "expertise" is with
> UI-View-based digi operation.
> If the 1274 is not going to be suitable, I can easily look into the other
> options. I'm just under some pressure to come up with a solution fairly
> quickly. Any advice (up to and including specific programming instructions
> (-: ) greatly appreciated. You can respond off-list to my callsign @rac.ca.
> Brad.

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