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[aprssig] KPC-3+ momentarily inop w/ AGW

Amateur Radio WB8NUT duffy at wb8nut.com
Sat Aug 12 15:19:57 UTC 2006


I would have to say something is not set up correctly with AGWPE. I 
would help if you could give us some information as to the settings in 
AGWPE, what port the computer is using, etc.  I have an KPC3+ and AGWPE, 
so you could probably just duplicate my settings and just adjust for the 
comm port the TNC is connected to.

Duffy
www.wb8nut.com

john b. leonard, jr. wrote:
> I have a problem that I hope somebody can help me with.
>
> I have a KPC3+.  When I start it with AGWPE and AGWTERM, it doesn't seem to
> react to packets, i.e., it doesn't receive/monitor them on AGWTERM.  But
> when I shut down AGW and start Hyperterminal to talk to the TNC, it works
> great.  Monitors packets like crazy.  Then when I shut down Hyperterm and
> start up AGW, all of a sudden everything works fine.
>
> I've uninstalled/re-installled both AGW products and no change.  
>
> Computer is a Dell Latitude C600 w/ WinXP Pro.  This setup has worked ok
> previously, but just within the last week or so it started messing up.
>
> TNC is connected directly to the serial/comm port with a serial cable which
> has worked just fine for many years.  
>
> When I shutdown/restart the computer, it fails again.  No blinkity-blink of
> the lites in the AGWPE tray icon.  But if I use Hyperterm, shut it down,
> start AGWPE and everything works fine.  Tray icon lites work, packets
> monitored ok, etc.
>
> What's up?
>
> w9jbl
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