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12715Re: T2-135 communication problem

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  • w6dlf
    Jul 5, 2011
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      I believe the T2 is supposed to automatically detect the baud rate. The default is 4800 and that doesn't work nor do the others...

      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Rahn Abbott" <rahn@...> wrote:
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      > Sounds like a baud rate problem. Make sure your computer and device are operating at the same baud rate.
      > Rahn
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: w6dlf
      > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:59 PM
      > Subject: [tracker2] Re: T2-135 communication problem
      >
      >
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      > Lynn, thanks. I'm trying tera term and I get gibberish the repeats every few seconds. No serial error message, though. So it appears to be "connected." (I am using a native com port on a PC, not a USB/Serial)
      >
      > Dave
      > W6DLF
      >
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <ldeffenb@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I don't think "Can't open serial port" is the T2-135. Are you sure that
      > > you a) have the right COM port specified, and b) nothing else is using
      > > it? Try opening the port in a terminal emulator (like Tera Term). If
      > > that doesn't work, then something else is owning the port. If that
      > > works, then cycle power on the T2-135 (via the Data Enable on the
      > > DR-135) and see if you get any text in the terminal emulator.
      > >
      > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - T2-135 as KJ4OVQ-9 and OT2m (formerly T2-135) as
      > > KJ4ERJ-9
      > >
      > > On 7/5/2011 12:34 PM, w6dlf wrote:
      > > > Thanks Lynn, tried that. Still get "Can't open serial port." It's less than two years old. Is there any warranty on these that would apply, do you know? Am a bit discouraged, as you might imagine.
      > > >
      > > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)"<ldeffenb@> wrote:
      > > >> Try reseating all of the connectors. On mine, the connector from the T2
      > > >> to the radio board likes to work itself loose over time.
      > > >>
      > > >> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
      > > >>
      > > >> On 7/5/2011 10:29 AM, w6dlf wrote:
      > > >>> Recently my Alinco/Nuvi 350 started to act sporadically. Sometimes the T2-135 would fail to track stations and would not accept commands from the Nuvi. Other times it would track but would not accept commands. This weekend it failed entirely. I can't access/control it from otwincfg. I opened it up and the T2 board's green and red LEDs flash when I put the Alinco in digital mode? Any ideas or help appreciated.
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      > > >>> Dave
      > > >>> W6DLF
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