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[aprssig] OLD KPC-3's version 5 etc..

Mike Edwards medwardsz28 at cfl.rr.com
Tue Oct 26 17:35:54 UTC 2010


Bob, Would KPC-3 version 6.0 have the same/similar behavior? That ROM came 
out in 1995 and supported GPS to TNC connection.  I could boot mine up and 
see how it behaves if you suggest some settings.

Mike KE4YGT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 1:19 PM
Subject: [aprssig] OLD KPC-3's version 5 etc..


> Does anyone remember the old KPC-3's?
>
> We have a country that only has old KPC3's....  I know they do
> not have WIDEn-N support... But Do they do callsign substitution
> (version 5.0 and 5.1)?
>
> I'm looking for a way to advise them  (in their limited network)
> to at least tier their digis.  But I guess that is what the
> original RELAY and WIDE was all about.  Every TNC could do relay
> and then set only the big ones for WIDE...
>
> The New-N equivalent (but using the same old hardware) would be
> to set the big wide area TNC's to be "WIDE2-1" aliases and all
> the other fill-in-digis to be "WIDE1-1" alias digis.  But if
> they can only have one alias, then the big digis cannot also do
> the WIDE1-1.  But at least it give a 2 tier solution...
>
> Been a long time since I thought this one out.
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
>
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