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Re: [tracker2] Tracker2 and the Kenwood D700

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  • Steve
    OK Scott!! Once I install one on the Igate it will interesting to note the differences in performance... Thanks again! Steve
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 14, 2008
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      OK Scott!!

      Once I install one on the Igate it will interesting to note the differences in performance...

      Thanks again!

      Steve



      On Jan 14, 2008 1:53 PM, Scott Miller < scott@...> wrote:

      It should work with any version of the DR-135. It's not an exact
      duplicate of the EJ-41U and doesn't do 9600 baud, but for APRS use it's
      got a lot more features.

      Scott



      Steve wrote:
      >
      >
      > Great!!! <G>
      >
      > And it is backwards compatible with early versions of the 135 ???
      >
      > Steve
      >
      >
      >
      > On Jan 14, 2008 1:21 PM, Scott Miller < scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
      >
      > The T2-135 won't lock up if the buffer overflows - it'll just drop
      > packets. I can't imagine filling up the buffer unless you've got the
      > baud rate set REALLY low and the channel is busy all the time.
      >
      > Also, the T2-135 stores its configuration in non-volatile flash, and
      > won't lose it like the EJ-41U does sometimes.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      >
      >
      > Steve wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Scott,
      > >
      > > Thanks for that swift reply!!
      > >
      > > A question on the Alinco 135T, I run one here at the Igate and
      > > occasionally it gets overwhelmed by the traffic and a TNC reset
      > usually
      > > brings it back up.
      > >
      > > Will the upgraded tnc "cure" that problem and also is the Tracker2
      > > compatible with earlier versions of the Alinco 135??
      > >
      > > I have a chance of snagging an older 135 at a fairly good price, its
      > > about 7 years old and probably the early release of the Alinco 135T.
      > >
      > > Thanks for your continuing good works!!!
      > >
      > > 73
      > > Steve, kf6wax
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On Jan 14, 2008 10:57 AM, Scott Miller <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>

      > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > I haven't seen anything about a D700 upgrade. Unless you count the
      > > D710, anyway - it's the new model.
      > >
      > > I don't have any plans at this point to introduce a D700 TNC
      > > replacement. The radio actually talks to the TNC and handles a lot of
      > > functions itself, whereas the Alinco just turns it on and off.
      > It'd be
      > > harder to build, and the D700 is already a pretty capable (and
      > > expensive) rig to begin with. I thought it was more important to
      > focus
      > > on getting some features at the lower end.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > Steve wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi! and a happy new year to the list !!
      > > >
      > > > I thought I saw an advertisement recently for an upgraded tnc for
      > > the
      > > > Kenwood D700 and I believed that the Tracker2 might have been the
      > > upgrade.
      > > >
      > > > I have seen the section that relates to the Alinco 135 and will
      > most
      > > > likely want to upgrade the tnc to my Alinco 135.
      > > >
      > > > I have not been able to back track on the internet where I saw the
      > > > Kenwood tnc upgrade blurb.
      > > >
      > > > Question is...did I get confused with the article on the Alinco
      > > upgrade,
      > > > if so are there plans in the works to do this for the D700 (I
      > > also have
      > > > two of those)
      > > >
      > > > Did I imagine this? if not can someone please send me the link I am
      > > > looking for regarding the D700 or let me know if this is even
      > > likely to
      > > > happen?! ?!
      > > >
      > > > Thanks in advance
      > > >
      > > > 73
      > > > Steve, kf6wax Charlotte, NC, area Igate sysop
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >


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