22859Re: TINY 2 Setup
- May 10, 2013Thanks I get a null modem cable before hooking back up and see if I can get my PacComm Tiny-2 (not mk2) to work.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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