[aprssig] KPC3+ Issues

Phillip zl2tze at yahoo.com.au
Thu Dec 30 12:51:11 CST 2010

Hi Keith  & all
                       Well if this problem is going back a few models or
updates and it is as bad 
as reported and Kantronics haven't done anything about it it may be time to
walk !

Like all faults they need documenting etc and reporting if this hasn't been
done then it would be 
a battle to get any manufacturer to look at it..

If those on this LIST and other know of this problem send a report to

Better still is there anyone living close to Kantronics that has an APRS
Igate that has traffic and suffered this
problem , if so offer to set up your gear at their location so they can see
what takes place over time..

Not having a KPC3 at hand I can't do any tests but surely someone can do
this and then keep at Kantronics ..

Walking away is probably a last resort but that works !!!

73 Phillip

>From: "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh at rac.ca>
>Subject: Re: [aprssig] KPC3+ issues

>I contacted them, and I know that others have done so to. My recollection
>was that they wanted more proof documenting the delays. I've got to admit
>that I didn't follow it up and try to be more forceful at the time. I and
>that I'm in direct contact with have observed the delays taking place. I
>timestamped position reports during the testing. Another KPC3+ user with
>it connected to Xastir called on he radio when the TNC spat out the delayed
>report. It has probably been a couple of years since I was in touch with
>I think it will take a lot more than just me bugging them. Perhaps if they
>hundreds of reports...
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