Full DCD signal but will still transmit
- My BPQ ports will transmit on top of someone even if the TNC shows it havinga full good DCD. IT will just tromp on them anyway.In the old BPQ (which is on my dead machine) I seem to remember a portcommand to stop that. What was it?Thanks,73 Daven4zkf
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Joel Yates
Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2006 12:36 PM
Subject: Re: [BPQ32] Re: No luck with FBB32 + BPQ32Hi Dave, I use N 4 in my telnet forwarding files and it works fine. If you use N 4 on telnet forwarding then it can figure out what protocol to use on a forward connect....73's... Joel N4JOA
On 12/23/06, David Calder <n4zkf@n4zkf. com> wrote:All the bbs's are connecting to me as I'm the only one with a static IP. 16 years I have run a FBB bbswith BPQ. both starting with Dos and then Win98.They have been able to connect to me until I changed this yesterday. That's when the problem faired up.I moved the bbs.sys, forward.sys and the /fwd files to the new bbs so they are the same as they have alwaysbeen. it's got me puzzled.73 Dave
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com [mailto: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of MIchael Melnik Sr.
Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2006 11:05 AM
To: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com
Subject: [BPQ32] Re: No luck with FBB32 + BPQ32
In the Forwarding of the WinFbb configuration Tool, check the Box,
Do Not Use Checksum with X-Protocol, Make sure you have a period
in front of you call sign in the V Statement
V .yourcall$Wyourpass word$W, if you are forwarding to a J or Tnos
station use V $Wyourcall$Wyourpas sword$W
The period stops the Echo and start the file Tranfer, the $W for
sends the needed CR for the handshaking between FBB and Jnos, also
if it is a J or TNos Station uncheck all the X-Protocol boxes in the
forward, J ot Tnos is not RLI Compatable (X-Option) I forward to two
JNos stations by Telnet with no problems..
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups. com, Art Bertheaume <abertheaume@ ...> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Try entering a N 0 into the forward file of the BBS stations
you are having difficulty with.
> N 0 (thats a zero) turns compression off completely. Sometimes
getting past the initial first connection without compression
usually clears the matter up. After you have synched in with your
partner, then enable compression again.
> You didn't mention what type of BBS software one of your other
stations is using but if it is a NOS station, it could very well be
on their end. NOS must be prepared to accept FBB style compression
by a sysop command.
> Art, N9ZZK
> David Calder <n4zkf@...> wrote:
> I have once again tried BPQ32 and FBB32. 7.01B
> I have it running. But FBB gets protocol errors from everyone
when trying to forward on the telnet port. Sorry to post here John
> but I thought someone might know whets up.
> I have
> FBB forward
> FBB Compressed
> FBB Compressed with resume
> X-has priority
> I have tried all combos but the other station sends back
> *** answers to proposals must start with "F" or "**" OR (bbs
> Now this is not ALL bbs's 7.01B bbs just like mine work fine!
> It's 7.00 and another kind that is the problem. HELP!
> 73 Dave
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> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups. com] On
Behalf Of John Wiseman
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 5:25 AM
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com
> Subject: RE: [BPQ32] No luck with FBB32 + BPQ32
> Hi Joost.
> It took me ages to get this to work, and I was never quite sure
what I changed to get it going. I suggest first you make sure that
your BPQ32 installation is working, say using BPQTerminal. Then
import someone's working FBB configuration. As you probably know,
all the important FBB configuration is held in the registry, in key
[HKEY_LOCAL_ MACHINE\Software \WinFbb]. WinFBB exports it's
configuration as a regedit-compatible text file. So all you need to
do is get someones file, rename it with a .reg extension, and double-
click it. Of course you will then have to change callsigns,
identities, etc to suit your station, but at least you will be
starting from a working system. It might be wise to remove any
existing WinFBB entry from the registry first (usual warnings about
using regedit apply!).
> If you'd like to try this approach, I'll send you my fbb config.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com [mailto: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com] On
Behalf Of zs5s@...
> Sent: 26 November 2006 11:02
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com
> Subject: [BPQ32] No luck with FBB32 + BPQ32
> For many years I have been successfully running older
> versions of BPQ and FBB.
> Switching to the 32-bit versions is not as straight forward
> as I expected and I would appreciate some help.
> The situation:
> Running under Windows XP pro.
> Installed FBB32 and updated to the .35 version.
> Replaced BPQ.DLL in FBB by John's 'improved' version.
> Installed BPQ32 and updated to the May2006 version.
> TNC is a PK232.
> Configured FBB in the Ports section to BPQ and (virtual)
> port com8.
> BPQ is also set to virtual port 8.
> Real port is set to com1, connected to the PK232.
> When activating FBB in TEST mode, all appears to be
> working just fine.
> After unticking Test Mode and activating FBB again,
> it brings up BPQ (4.09u rev. 3 - March 2006) saying
> "Switch loaded and initialised OK".
> Next, FBB starts up but at line five (?) shows:
> v TNC config ()
> where the tick is in grey, the hour-glass shows
> and nothing further happpens.
> This gives me the impression the TNC (BPQ) cannot be
> loaded or initialised correctly.
> I have been battling for many months to get the combo
> working. Making a little progress at times.
> N9PMO's recent "Instr. and Setup Instr. for WinFBB 7.01
> Alpha" was most helpful and much appreciated.
> Also, my thanks to N5IN for allowing this off topic subject
> to be discussed here.
> Joost, ZS5S
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- With PROTOCOL=KISS, the FULLDUP parameter is passed to the TNC, and all the KISS implementations I know of will obey the param (ie not transmit if carrier is present and FULLDUP=0). Also all that I know will operate true full duplex (simultaneous transmit and receive) if the frequencies are far enough apart (probably crossband, but with good enough cavity filters could be in same band), No handshaking signals are used, so a 3 wire cable is fine.With PROTCOL=NETROM, FULLDUP controls the link between the PC and TNC(s). With BPQ32 it has to be set to 1, and only supports 1 TNC, but with the old DOS BPQCODE you could set FULLDUP=0, and connect a stack of NET/ROM TNC's via a diode matrix. In this case the RTS and CTS lines control the matrix.73,John G8BPQ-----Original Message-----
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Ron Stordahl
Sent: 07 April 2008 15:29
Subject: Re: [BPQ32] Full DCD signal but will still transmitI am quite interested in this issue. I have always used the JKISS or BPQKISS ROM, with minimal wiring (RX,TX and GND) and FULLDUP=0, and have never noticed the TNC (MFJ1270C's) stomp on a signal being received (with the DCD led illuminated) .
This does bring up the possibility that if the RX and TX frequencies are far removed, it may be possible to operate full duplex. I had thought the hardware prevented this, but perhaps not?
With PROTOCOL=NETROM is is necessary that FULLDUP=1 for the interface to function. Might it then transmit with DCD on and thus stomp on the received packet?
While I have always used the minimal cabling, might full cabling be required in some cases?
http://groups. yahoo.com/ group/BPQ32/ files/BPQ32_ RS232_Cabling/
Ron, N5IN----- Original Message ----
From: John Wiseman <john.wiseman@ ntlworld. com>
To: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com
Sent: Monday, April 7, 2008 2:56:06 AM
Subject: RE: [BPQ32] Full DCD signal but will still transmitDave,Setting FULLDUP=0 in the port definition should stop it, although this relies on the TNC obeying the relevant KISS command.73,John-----Original Message-----
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com [mailto:BPQ32@ yahoogroups. com]On Behalf Of David Calder
Sent: 06 April 2008 18:19
To: BPQ32@yahoogroups. com
Subject: [BPQ32] Full DCD signal but will still transmitMy BPQ ports will transmit on top of someone even if the TNC shows it havinga full good DCD. IT will just tromp on them anyway.In the old BPQ (which is on my dead machine) I seem to remember a portcommand to stop that. What was it?Thanks,73 Daven4zkf