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1249RE: [BPQ32] Initial setup help

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  • D.Calder n4zkf
    Oct 16, 2008
      KISS mode and some a re-start after....
      Dave n4zkf

      From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mark
      Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:55 PM
      To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [BPQ32] Initial setup help

      Hi Lee,

      IF you have the port in bpqcfg.txt configured as a 'KISS' port you will
      need to force your tnc into the KISS mode for it to communicate with
      BPQ. You can do this using a terminal program (link HyperTerm in
      Windows) for most tncs prior to starting BPQ.

      - Mark K2CAN

      Lee Inman wrote:
      > I've just begun with BPQ32 and need a little help with establishing a
      > basic system.
      > As a start I'd like to use a KPC-3+ TNC to set up a a BPQ node and use
      > the BPQ terminal application to interact with it. I have installed
      > BPQ32 using the installer from the files section. I'm using the "small"
      > example configuration files and have edited the bpqcfg.txt file with
      > what I think are the minimal settings I need to change (mainly just
      > callsigns and aliases).
      > I have compiled the config file and then started up BPQTerminal. At
      > this point I don't see any activity at the TNC or the radio. I do see
      > on the console window that port 01 was initialized (ASYNC).
      > I can use a simple terminal like HyperTerm and control the TNC to
      > perform packet connections, interact with mailboxes, etc. Obviously, I
      > have missed something very important, but reading the install documents
      > hasn't revealed it to me. Your assistance would be appreciated.
      > 73, Lee K0QED
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