[aprssig] PK88 as WIDEn-N Digi ?
KB5ILY - Travis W. Burton
kb5ily at arrl.net
Wed Sep 14 16:26:56 CDT 2005
A couple of years ago I bought an old PK88 and I would like to set it up
as an WIDEn-N Digi.
On the eprom lable is:
(c) AEA 1989
PK 88 E 1646
I know it isn't the latest firmware version, however the latest version
costs $50, which is several times what I paid for the PK88 itself. I have
yet to connect it to a radio, so not sure if the RF side works. However,
I have tested the computer side and it is working between the tnc and my
I do not have any manual or supporting documents on the PK88, my past work
has all been with MFJ tncs, so I know nothing about AEAs.
Will it function as WIDEn-N digi:
as is ?
with latest PK88 firmware ?
with some other firmware swap ? (ie, Ui-digi, other ?)
Thanks and 73 de Travis KB5ILY
Travis W. Burton, ESQ., KB5ILY / Prescott, AR
EC - Nevada County AR, SATERN, ARRL Istructor & VE, AREC I, II & III
Internet: mailto:kb5ily at arrl.net
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