[aprssig] KPC-3+ KISS mode delayed packet issue?
gregn1 at cox.net
Fri Dec 19 11:56:45 CST 2008
I fought was this problem for some time on my IGate. It wasn't a
constant problem, and would surface randomly.
I eventually gave up trying to fix it on the KPC-3 and just went to a
TNC-2 based TNC. The problem completely went away.
On Dec 19, 2008, at 9:33 AM, Tom Russo wrote:
> I seem to recall reading here some time back that there was some bug
> the KPC-3+ in KISS mode that could cause it to screw up and hold
> for some reason.
> I'm seeing some very strange delayed packets in my local
> environment, and
> since I'm running a KPC-3+ in KISS mode I'm wondering if it's my
> What it seems to be is that packets I am transmitting seem to be
> digipeated 10 minutes or more later. My logs show my transmitted
> going out to the TNC, then sometime soon after a digipeat of a much
> packet coming back. My current guess is that my packets are being
> held at my
> TNC until my next transmission or something (this rings a bell about
> the KPC
> holding until a buffer is full or something like that). I want to
> fix it if
> that's what's going on.
> Could someone refresh my memory about:
> 1) what the actual issue is that can cause KPC-3+ KISS-mode TNCs to
> off transmitting packets for as much as 10 minutes, if there is
> in fact
> such an issue
> 2) The correct way to fix it (is it as simple as power-cycling the
> 3) The best way to avoid the problem in the first place, if it is
> in fact
> my system that's causing the delay.
> Tom Russo KM5VY SAR502 DM64ux http://www.swcp.com/~russo/
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> In some cultures what I do would be considered normal.
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