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[aprssig] "Best" packet decoder solution

Tim N9PUZ tim.n9puz at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 19:32:46 UTC 2010


I have two KPC-3+ TNCs that are in unattended locations but they are 
stand-alone, no KISS mode operation. From everything I've read regarding 
this issue I would opt for a hardware solution instead of trying to take 
the TNC in and out of KISS mode. It sounds like a timer circuit and a 
relay of FET that would just turn off the TNC for a few seconds once a 
day would keep things moving along with little fuss.

73,

Tim N9PUZ

On 12/29/2010 11:48 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:

> Someone recently suggested that possibly just dropping the KPC-3+ out of
> KISS and back in might recover from or prevent this delay. However,
> given the difficulty in even seeing that the delay is happening, this
> would be a very difficult thing to prove and I'd hate to rely on such a
> recovery on some remote installation. Cycling power on the KPC-3+ has
> been shown to reliably break it out of whatever confused state it gets
> itself into.
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Relaying my memory of what I've read



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