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[aprssig] PK88 as WIDEn-N Digi ?

KB5ILY - Travis W. Burton kb5ily at arrl.net
Thu Sep 15 00:14:11 UTC 2005


On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Curt, WE7U wrote:

> The only alternate firmware I know of for them is perhaps a
> standalone KISS firmware and the NordLink firmware.  Neither of
> which would give you WIDEn-N capability.
>
> Put it in KISS mode and hook it to an old DOS laptop (an old 8088
> should work fine) running digi_ned and you'd have it though.
>

NordLink firmware is TheNet right ?  My old PK-88 could become an TheNet
node ?  Interesting idea.

My plan is to use the PK-88 as a standalone digi at a remote site so
sticking any form of old (or new) pc at the site would be less than ideal,
which in turn kills the idea of running in KISS mode.

73
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