[aprssig] The best resolution of --- Kenwood
mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Thu Jan 5 13:00:12 CST 2006
Imagine a Kenwood radio with an enhanced TNC, a keyboard and a display that
you could turn into a "terminal"; then you could do a lot of basic packet
stuff without having a computer at all...
On Thu, January 5, 2006 1:36 pm, Bill Vodall WA7NWP said:
>> Two years ago at Dayton, I talked to multiple Kenwood reps
> It finally dawned on me that we're talking to the wrong Kenwood folks.
> We need to get Kenwood marketing in a headlock. Explain to them how
> some tweaks and fixes to the D700 would result in the first ever dual
> band frequency agile programmable 9k6 data radio for Amateur Radio.
> They would sell by the (tens of?) thousands to the Winlink folks and
> probably more thousands to we APRS and legacy packet users that could
> use them.
> I paid $1200 (I think) for a IC-821 simply because it was one of the few
> rigs that would really do 9600 baud. A rig with a built in TNC at half
> that price (that really does 9600) would be incredible.
> Bill - WA7NWP
> aprssig mailing list
> aprssig at lists.tapr.org
Internet: mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
More information about the aprssig