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Re: [tracker2] T2 as APRS/Winlink Digipeater

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  • Sion Chow Q. C.
    Yes Scott, that is correct. Thanks for the information - we will try that out as time permits. 73, Sion, 9M2CQC
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 17, 2013
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      Yes Scott, that is correct.

      Thanks for the information - we will try that out as time permits.

      73, Sion, 9M2CQC



      On 16 Jan 2013, at 12:27 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:

      > To clarify, this is to support packets (digi'd or through KISS) used by
      > connected mode applications, and is *not* a connected mode AX.25 stack
      > in itself.
      >
      > The most important thing I found is that some very small packets were
      > getting dropped as invalid. No APRS packet would be that small, so it
      > hadn't turned up in APRS operation. It shouldn't affect digi operation,
      > though, because the presence of a digi path would make it larger than
      > that threshold.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 1/15/2013 6:48 PM, Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) wrote:
      >> Scott,
      >>
      >> This is the T2 firmware to support connected mode packets? I would
      >> not mind testing, but let me see if I have a spare T2 to do this
      >> first. Another one has been sent for packaging for another hill top
      >> digi.
      >>
      >> Has there been any previous success getting connected packets digied
      >> via the T2 in the past?
      >>
      >> 73, Sion, 9M2CQC
      >>
      >> Quoting Scott Miller scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>:
      >>
      >>> Hi,
      >>>
      >>> I've been doing a lot of testing with the T3 lately for connected mode
      >>> use, and there are a couple of easy tweaks I can back-port to the T2.
      >>> If you've got a setup you'd like to test (that you can access easily to
      >>> update) let me know and I'll send you a new firmware version.
      >>>
      >>> Scott
      >>>
      >>> On 1/15/2013 5:58 PM, Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) wrote:
      >>>> Dear All,
      >>>>
      >>>> We are using 2 units of T2s as mountain top WIDE digipeaters for 2M
      >>>> and 70cm. As we are seeing very low usage on the 70cm side, we would
      >>>> like to add some other packet services such as BBS and/or Winlink.
      >>>>
      >>>> I understand this has been asked before, but I like to get a final
      >>>> confirmation whether the T2 can support digipeating of BBS and/or
      >>>> Winlink packets? I have tried looking around and I see that the T2
      >>>> does not support Winlink when connected to a host computer, but am not
      >>>> sure if this would work as a digipeater.
      >>>>
      >>>> Thank you.
      >>>>
      >>>> 73,
      >>>> Sion Chow Q. C.,
      >>>> 9M2CQC, WQ2C
      >>>>
      >>>>
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