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Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Apr 15 19:29:18 UTC 2008


> serial ports with very low latency and is supported in
> all three operating systems (Windows, Mac, and Linux).

What do you mean 'all three?'  What about us OpenVMS users, huh?  =] 
But then, we've had Ethernet to serial devices in the form of DECservers 
for decades.  Yeah, they're the size of a PC, but only about twice the 
price, and they support DECnet LAT!

Seriously, there are a couple of other operating systems relevant to ham 
operations, but I think most of them can be made to work with Ethernet 
serial servers.  I've had good luck with those made by Black Box, though 
there are probably cheaper solutions.

And I can say from experience that those work just fine under OpenVMS as 
well.  =]

Scott
N1VG





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