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[aprssig] TNC-200 Assistance

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 17:30:51 UTC 2006


Did you try setting the computer port to even parity, 7 bits?  Many of the older TNCs want parity.

Ron - K0QVF

Rich Schiller wrote:
> I have recently acquired a used TNC-200 and I am unable to communicate 
> between it and the computer.  When power is applied I get 5 lights on 
> the front and while I am connected to the port with HyperTerminal all I 
> get are "off the wall" characters, nothing legible, and no commands are 
> accepted.
> I have matched the baud on the TNC to the baud on the port and vice 
> versa, trying everything between 1200 and 9600 baud.
> I have tried using a null modem, to no avail.
> Don't know if I am missing something, or just loosing my mind.
> Any assistance is appreciated
> Rich Schiller - W4RSE
> W4RSE at earthlink.net
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