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3210Re: [BPQ32] Re: RMS Broadcasts

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  • Jim WU3V
    Jun 1, 2010
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      Pactor does not do UI broadcasts it is a connected protocole only.
      There is a fec (forward error correction mode) mode in P1 but it is hardly
      used anymore it is not error free but was typically used for communications
      to multiple recipiants at one time.

      Jim
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jeff - WA4ZKO" <wa4zko@...>
      To: <BPQ32@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 12:07
      Subject: [BPQ32] Re: RMS Broadcasts


      >I could be wrong (and I'm sure I'll be corrected if so), but neither the
      >Pactor or WinMOR protocols support sending UI frames. As such the BPQ
      >switch is smart enough not to send them on a non-packet port. Nodes
      >broadcasts would also fall into this category.
      >
      > You may see them on monitor, but they will go nowhere. Both the Pactor and
      > WinMOR TNC components were designed much more towards "connected" mode
      > links used for transfers versus the flexibility of packet links that many
      > of us are used to.
      >
      > G8BPQ and others can probably elaborate/correct me if wrong.
      >
      >
      > 73
      > Jeff
      > WA4ZKO
      >
      >
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Howard Z" <Howard_Z@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> hi,
      >>
      >> I find that RMS Packet can not beacon on BPQ's Pactor nor WINMOR.
      >> RMS Packet displays that it is Beaconing on the ports, but I see no PTT
      >> on the radio.
      >>
      >> Am I doing something wrong? Or is this how it is supposed to work.
      >>
      >> Howard
      >>
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