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[aprssig] New TRACKER system

Jason Rausch jason at ke4nyv.com
Mon Jun 12 16:52:18 UTC 2006


Funny thing, Scott's new OT2 is twice the
functionality, close to have the size (based on the
pictures I saw) and will kill them on price.  :o)

Jason KE4NYV
www.ke4nyv.com
RPC Electronics
www.rpc-electronics.com

--- clayj at nwlink.com wrote:

> 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
> >
> > --- 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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> >> >
> >>
> >
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> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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