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Re: [tracker2] Tracker2 and Xastir in KISS mode - no TX

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  • Scott Miller
    I mean just by using the TXDELAY command or OTWINCFG, not through the KISS interface. Choosing the right value is kind of a trial and error process, since it
    Message 1 of 32 , Dec 2, 2008
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      I mean just by using the TXDELAY command or OTWINCFG, not through the
      KISS interface. Choosing the right value is kind of a trial and error
      process, since it varies for each radio. Basically you want it set as
      low as you can without reducing your reliability.

      Scott

      Jeremy R. Geeo [KDØEAV] wrote:
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      > Scott Miller wrote:
      >
      >> It shouldn't cause any unexpected behavior, it just ignores those
      >> commands. TXDELAY is the only one that's really relevant for APRS
      >> anyway - just remember to set that manually.
      >>
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      >
      > When you say "set that manually" - I haven't yet seen a process to do
      > so, what all does that require ?? I know that is something I looked at
      > adjusting; but I never made any gains by simply raising that value. I
      > assume arbitrary adjustments aren't probably the best way to optimize it.
      >
      > Thanks!!
      >
      > - Jeremy, KD0EAV
      >
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    • Stephan mn tellaroli
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      Message 32 of 32 , Jan 31, 2009
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        Hei
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        stephan

        > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
        > From: tom@...
        > Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 01:33:50 +0100
        > Subject: Re: [tracker2] ot2m wx lacrosse 2350/2355 and ultimeter 100/2100
        >
        > On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 00:51:23 +0100, Scott Miller <scott@...>
        > wrote:
        >
        > > Both of those Ultimeter models should work, though I've got at least one
        > > report of a problem when the humidity sensor isn't attached.
        > >
        > > How do you have the LaCrosse stations connected?
        > >
        >
        > Scott
        >
        > I've been trying to help Stephan with his LaCrosse problems.
        >
        > As far as I can tell, the LaCrosse violates the RS-232 standard,
        > as there is no connection to pin 5 on DB-9, which is GND.
        >
        > Instead they use pin 4, DTR and pin 7, RTS when connecting to the PC.
        > Those two are both output signals from the PC, and negative when idle.
        >
        > This is probably a devious scheme to save a few cents (eurocents) on the
        > RS-232.
        >
        > When you tested the LaCrosse function, did you have the WS connected
        > without a Y-cable?
        >
        > If the LaCrosse needs a negative voltage to function, it would not work on
        > the Y-cable.
        >
        > Let's hope they use diodes, otherwise there could be a problem with pin 4
        > being +5V/+12V
        > and pin 7 being -10V.
        >
        > BTW I found an error in the Tracker2 manual. It says pin 7 is CTS, and pin
        > 8 is RTS.
        > It's the other way around. The schematic is correct.
        >
        > Tom
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