13398Re: [tracker2] Opentracker2, KISS, and AGWPE
- Jan 1, 2012Hi Ian,
Check the end of the manual for instructions on setting up UI-View -
most of the same will apply. The important ones are ABAUD (I use 9600
usually) and AMODE KISS. Make sure AGWPE is *not* set to send any
start-up commands or the exit-KISS sequence.
On 12/31/2011 8:33 PM, zl1vfo wrote:
> I have a couple of questions on how to get an Opentracker2 and AGWPE to
> talk to each other in KISS mode.
> Unfortunately AGWPE doesn't have either the OT2 or the OTUSB in the drop
> down list of supported TNCs, leaving me to experiment.
> I started from a known point, loading in the latest build 55863, and
> setting the TVLEVEL so I had 3.5kHz deviation on the high tone, and the
> default serial speed of 4800.
> I presume something like the following should do it -:
> SWDCD ON
> WAYPOINTS OFF
> ABAUD KISS
> The issue is that not all times do I seem to get anything on the
> AGW-Monitor screen, and I'm trying to work out if I have a command
> wrong, or AGW didn't send out what I expected, or something else if
> going on.
> Haven't worked out a pattern yet...
> Would it help if I were to set ABAUD 4800 & AUTOBAUD OFF ?
> Also, would it be possible to add some firmware code to (say) flash the
> bi-colour LED red/green/off 3 times upon receiving the AMODE KISS (or
> BMODE KISS for that matter), and perhaps again flash it again once when
> exiting KISS mode? It would help with diagnostics as to why I am having
> difficulty getting AGWPE to work with the T2.
> One thing I note is that the manual is a bit over 2 years since it's
> last revision -
> Has anything been added to the firmware that ought to be in the manual?
> (Like a new command or something)
> Ian ZL1VFO
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