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Re: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] PI TNC - progress report.

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  • Javier Henderson
    John, This is great. Please keep us posted, some of us are very interested in your progress. Good luck! 73, -jav k4jh
    Message 1 of 40 , Oct 3, 2012
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      John,

      This is great. Please keep us posted, some of us are very interested in your progress.

      Good luck!

      73,
      -jav k4jh

      On Oct 3, 2012, at 3:42 PM, John Wiseman <john.wiseman@...> wrote:

      > For those new to the group, I have been working on a TNC for use with the pI that is the same size as the pi and plugs into the expansion header. The prototype was a TNC-X, with a 26 way header superglued to board. There is a photo of it on the home page of this group.
      >
      > I now have two TNC's running, and can connect between them. See photo at https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0573.png. This show the prototype - the production boards will have a DB9 instead of the Mini-DIN radio connector. A batch of production boards has been ordered, and should be here in 2-3 weeks.
      >
      > I've also built a couple of units using the RMF22B 100 mW 434 Mhz tranceiver model. They both transmit - I now need to get the receive side working. There is a photo at
      > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0575.png
      >
      > I looked at the higher powered (500 mw) RMF12BP, and ordered a couple for experiments. But when I looked into the module in more detail I found it was not compatible with the RFM22B, and is less flexible and more difficult to program. I've since found the RFM23BP, which is a 1 watt unit that is compatible with the RFM22B, so I've ordered a couple of them for testing, and designed a board that will take either the 22B or the 23BP. Although it is primarily indended for use with the PI, it will also have an async port, so it can be used as a standalone KISS TNC/Radio.
    • Peter
      Well done John!!! I hope that you will make these available to the community. Such an incredible idea you have. Can t wait to hear about your progress of your
      Message 40 of 40 , Nov 7, 2012
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        Well done John!!!

        I hope that you will make these available to the community. Such an incredible idea you have. Can't wait to hear about your progress of your project.

        73
        Peter

        --- In Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
        >
        > They are all working here at the moment, but dropbox can be a bit
        > tempermental at times! If you cant get them after a few attempts let me
        > konw, and I'll find somewhere else to upload them.
        >
        > 73, John
        >
        > _____
        >
        > From: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > [mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Perry
        > Chamberlain
        > Sent: 05 November 2012 18:40
        > To: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: Re: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] PI TNC - progress report.
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > The 0573.png is a dead link for me.
        >
        >
        > Sent from my iPad
        >
        > On Nov 5, 2012, at 7:50 AM, "Mike" <mmelnik1@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Very nice job John.
        >
        > Thanks
        >
        > Mike N9PMO
        > <http://www.n9pmo.com> www.n9pmo.com
        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: <mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO%40yahoogroups.com>
        > Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > [mailto: <mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO%40yahoogroups.com>
        > Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of John
        > Wiseman
        > Sent: Monday, November 05, 2012 9:12 AM
        > To: <mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO%40yahoogroups.com>
        > Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] PI TNC - progress report.
        >
        >
        > Hi folk,
        >
        > The production boards have now arrived, and I've built a couple of them,
        > Here are some photos of a pi with two TNCs attached.
        >
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_1.png>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_1.png
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_2.png>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_2.png
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_3.png>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_3.png
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_4.png>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/PI_4.png
        >
        > As I mentioned in a post earlier today, the RFM22 prototypes are
        > working, and I hope to have the production boards in 2-3 weeks.
        >
        > 73, John G8BPQ
        >
        > Hi,
        >
        > For those new to the group, I have been working on a TNC for use with
        > the pI that is the same size as the pi and plugs into the expansion
        > header. The prototype was a TNC-X, with a 26 way header superglued to
        > board. There is a photo of it on the home page of this group.
        >
        > I now have two TNC's running, and can connect between them. See photo at
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0573.png.>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0573.png. This show the prototype
        > - the production boards will have a DB9 instead of the Mini-DIN radio
        > connector. A batch of production boards has been ordered, and should be
        > here in 2-3 weeks.
        >
        > I've also built a couple of units using the RMF22B 100 mW 434 Mhz
        > tranceiver model. They both transmit - I now need to get the receive
        > side working. There is a photo at
        > <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0575.png>
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/IMGP0575.png
        >
        > I looked at the higher powered (500 mw) RMF12BP, and ordered a couple
        > for experiments. But when I looked into the module in more detail I
        > found it was not compatible with the RFM22B, and is less flexible and
        > more difficult to program. I've since found the RFM23BP, which is a 1
        > watt unit that is compatible with the RFM22B, so I've ordered a
        > couple of them for testing, and designed a board that will take either
        > the 22B or the 23BP. Although it is primarily indended for use with the
        > PI, it will also have an async port, so it can be used as a standalone
        > KISS TNC/Radio.
        >
        >
        > 73, John G8BPQ
        >
        > __,_._
        > ,___
        >
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