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22859Re: TINY 2 Setup

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  • kb8emd
    May 10, 2013
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      Thanks I get a null modem cable before hooking back up and see if I can get my PacComm Tiny-2 (not mk2) to work.
      Larry KB8EMD

      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, James Ewen <ve6srv@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 1:53 PM, kb8emd <larrylb@...> wrote:
      >
      > > I received a new correct chip and I can use the CMD command to change mycall what
      > > I am thinking if I hook my laptop to the TNC just using a gender changer and I want to
      > > watch maps on my laptop while mobile running say aprsis32 that the radio may try to
      > > transmit into my laptop on the wrong pin and mess something up I would like any info
      > > about that in the mean time I will keep digging
      >
      > If you can type commands to the TNC and see the results, then your
      > data communications connections to the TNC are working. It sounds like
      > whoever manufactured the TNC screwed up and put the wrong connector on
      > for the port type. Kenwood did that with the D700.
      >
      > Whatever the case may be, if you can type and it responds, it's working.
      >
      > The radio will never transmit into your computer though. The radio
      > transmits out the antenna port, and unless you connect the antenna
      > port to your computer somehow, that won't happen.
      >
      > The only transmitting into your computer should be from the TNC, and
      > if you swap pins there, you won't blow anything up.
      >
      > --
      > James
      > VE6SRV
      >
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