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[aprssig] New TRACKER system

clayj at nwlink.com clayj at nwlink.com
Mon Jun 12 16:46:17 UTC 2006


Just like everything else from SCS - overpriced!

Clay
N7QNM


> Best I found on price was 248 Euro.
>
> Jason KE4NYV
> www.ke4nyv.com
> RPC Electronics
> www.rpc-electronics.com
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> --- scott at opentrac.org wrote:
>
>> Not much information on APRS features.  Looks like
>> it's got a primitive
>> speed-dependent beacon rate (1800 seconds / speed in
>> knots), but it also
>> says it only works in normal TNC mode, not in
>> tracking mode.  It has
>> compressed position support, no mention of altitude
>> or anything.
>>
>> The documentation could definitely use some cleanup,
>> maybe by a native
>> English speaker.
>>
>> Any idea what this thing costs?
>>
>> Scott
>> N1VG
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>> > [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf
>> Of WB4GQK at aol.com
>> > Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 8:47 AM
>> > To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
>> > Subject: [aprssig] New TRACKER system
>> >
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> > I thought all of you on the APRSSIG might be
>> interested it
>> > this latest
>> > release. Seems everyone is getting into the game.
>> >
>> > Jim WB4GQK
>> >
>> > >
>> > >"SCS Tracker / DSP TNC "
>> > >"The "SCS Tracker / DSP TNC" (short: "Tracker")
>> is propably the first
>> > >Packet-Radio "TNC" which uses a DSP as modem and
>> as protocol proces-
>> > >sor (AX.25 Level 2). As the name implicates, the
>> small device is also
>> > >intended to be used as a Position-Tracker,
>> therefore to send position
>> > >data in APRS format. During the construction
>> great value was
>> > placed on
>> > >small size of the device, as well as very low
>> power consumption in
>> > >"tracking" mode. The Tracker is capable of all
>> common Packet-Radio
>> > >modulations between 300 and 19200 baud and
>> including "Robust-Packet-
>> > >Radio" (RPR) for shortwaves, which we introduced
>> last year. All modu-
>> > >lation modes are available for normal
>> Packet-Radio (TNC) operation,
>> > >as well as for Tracker operation (APRS). The
>> operating-system of the
>> > >Tracker is widely compatible with "The Firmware",
>> and is therefore
>> > >capable of Hostmode and KISS, which ensures the
>> compatibility to
>> > >common Packet-Radio programs.
>> > >The complete documentation of the Tracker can be
>> downloaded from our
>> > >website:
>> >
>> > >
>>
> http://www.scs-ptc.com/datasheets/scs_tracker_dsp_tnc_en_v5.pdf
>> > >
>>
> http://www.scs-ptc.com/download/Tracker_InstallationGuide.pdf
>> > >
>>
> http://www.scs-ptc.com/download/tracker_manual_10_english.pdf
>> >
>> >
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