[aprssig] Kantronics KPC-3 ROM Versions
cap at cruzio.com
Tue Mar 16 19:29:30 CDT 2010
The only significant issues on the earlier KPC-3 versions is they can't make
a courteous modern digipeater (can't perform "callsign substitution"), and
versions earlier than 6.0 won't work with a GPS receiver to be a stand-alone
mobile tracker. They're still great for any other use, such as a home
station, or any application that can use KISS mode. APRS, Outpost, Paclink,
BPQ32, Airmail anyone?
73, Cap KE6AFE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On
> Behalf Of Mark Cheavens
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:48 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Kantronics KPC-3 ROM Versions
> 8.2 is the last that I am aware of. If I remember correctly there are
> more than one version of 8.2. The early versions had issues. I don't
> remember the exact issues.
> All hardware is the same.
> At 01:30 PM 3/16/2010, you wrote:
> >What was the latest ROM Version available for the Kantronics KPC-3
> >(NOT Plus) TNC? Are there differences in the electronics' used or
> >will any KPC-3 ROM work in any hardware?
> >I recently purchased a small lot of TNCs. I have one KPC-3 w/V5.3
> >and two KPC-3 w/V6.0 marked on the ROMs.
> >73 -- Tim N9PUZ
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