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[aprssig] Building a new digi

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Apr 1 22:00:01 UTC 2009


The T2-301 will actually do 9 or 10 watts if you crank it up all the 
way.  Assuming you're not using it on commercial frequencies, anyway - 
the Part 90 grant only covers operation at 5 watts and below.  The Part 
90 certified radios aren't in stock yet anyway, but I should have them 
by the end of the month.

I've also got cables on the way that'll allow the FC-301/D radio 
(without the T2 board) to plug directly into a TNC with a 6-pin 
mini-DIN.  It seems to work quite well at 9600 baud.

Scott
N1VG

Keith VE7GDH wrote:
> Bob W9RXR wrote...
> 
>> I have been given the opportunity to put up an APRS digipeater in the
>> Brownsburg, Indiana, area (N39.84, W086.39)... If you were building a
>> new digipeater from the ground up, what equipment choices would you
>> make and why?
> 
> If 5 Watts be enough, how about a T2-301? It is a 5W transceiver with
> aTracker 2 built into it. As for why... just connect an antenna, apply
> power and program it. You can also do changes to the settings remotely.
> I see you are already using a T2-135, so you know where to go and look
> at it, but for everyone else... www.argentdata.com
> 
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> -- 
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
> 
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