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[aprssig] Info about Kantronics KPC-3+

Bill V WA7NWP wa7nwp at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 16:51:40 UTC 2010


On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Guido Tedeschi <guidoted at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks to all for the suggestions.
> I explain our needs: for an EmComm project, we are building a network of
> APRS digipeaters to cover most of our province.
> As stand-alone only digipeaters, we are using TNC2 (original TAPR, GLB
> clone, Tiny and YT3MV version) with UI-Digi 1.9B3 and we are very satisfied
> on how they work; but, in some sites, we will have WiFi links with Internet
> capability and a PC: in those sites, it would be very nice to have a "bullet
> proof" digipeater, that can continue its digi work even if PC has problems,
> and an I-Gate that runs on PC (the PC will be remotely controlled also to
> activate an Echolink node or other stuffs...).
> This is the reason why we need a rugged TNC that can work, at the same time,
> as WIDEn-N digipeater and KISS TNC.

Note that UI-Digi is based on the TheNet X1J source code.  The author
should be able to bring back the KISS pass through.

> I think that the version 2 of Open Tracker 2 will be our choice.

The ability of the OT2 to Script and send messages from APRS out the
serial port is very appealing.

> 73 and thanks again
> Guido, ik2bcp

Bill, WA7NWP



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