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  • Scott Miller
    It ll be on the credit card if it s still in the system. Scott
    Message 1 of 74 , Feb 1, 2009
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      It'll be on the credit card if it's still in the system.

      Scott

      Steve wrote:
      >
      >
      > The T2-135 is in the mail Scott to the same address as the last return.
      >
      > Thanks for the offer of the refund, i greatly appreciate that!!
      > Will that go back on my credit card or do you issue a refund check?
      >
      > Thanks and 73
      >
      > Steve, kf6wax
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
      >
      > If you've got a consistently poorly performing setup, I'd like to
      > take a
      > look at it. Of course, you're always welcome to just send it back for a
      > refund, too.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      >
      >
      > Steve wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > thats very kind of you Scott,
      > > BUT this was a replacement you sent out after Christmas for an
      > earlier
      > > board that had its own set of problems....
      > > The first board simply would not work, this one does but only
      > after a
      > > fashion.
      > >
      > > My main concern about the T2-135 is that it "seems" so hard to
      > get going
      > > at all and the sales pitch for this product
      > > was to out perform the existing tnc supplied with the Alinco and
      > to that
      > > end, it may have more bells and whistles, i cant hear the bells
      > or the
      > > whistles playing my tune!
      > >
      > > In no way am I knocking you or your company or what you have done
      > for
      > > the ham community...far from it......but the T2-135 is not for
      > me...!!!
      > >
      > > You can have the T2-135 back, i have tired of it...
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > >
      > > Steve, kf6wax
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
      > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > If you want, you can send it back here and I'll check it out. All of
      > > the recent ones have gone through more extensive testing, so I'm
      > > definitely interested in checking it out if it passed my testing but
      > > still didn't work well for you.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > You describe my T2-135 experience exactly. I've done comparisons of
      > > > AGWPEpro vs a Kenwood D7 vs a T2-135 all on the same antenna in
      > > an area
      > > > with which I'm very familiar with the traffic rates. AGWPEpro
      > decodes
      > > > nearly everything that I can hear as a signal with my ear. The D7
      > > > decodes about 60% of that rate while the T2-135 only decodes the
      > > > strongest and clearest of the signals (at best 25%, more like 10%).
      > > >
      > > > On thinking about this, I think it's an unfair comparison to
      > include
      > > > AGWPEpro in the mix. Software decoding, IMHO, will always beat
      > > hardware
      > > > decoding especially with the variety of APRS transmitters that
      > > are out
      > > > there. Some are emphasized, some are not, some are mobile, some are
      > > > fixed. Just looking at the waveform monitor of AGWPEpro, I'm
      > > amazed at
      > > > some it decodes and shocked by some that it fails to decode.
      > > >
      > > > I'd really like to get a DSP into the decoding fray, but my
      > > programming
      > > > experience doesn't extend quite that far. I'd also like to test
      > > with a
      > > > KPC-3+, but my son (KJ4DXK-9) has now integrated it into his car's
      > > > glovebox, so I don't think I'll be getting that chance.
      > > >
      > > > Comments / observations from others appreciated.
      > > >
      > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
      > > >
      > > > Steve wrote:
      > > > > Well I finally installed the T2-135 <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@>
      > <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@>>-135>
      >
      > > in the Alinco and
      > > > > was enthralled to see traffic from the get go!
      > > > >
      > > > > But I have to say that the traffic it sees is very limited!
      > > > > Here are the comparisons at 8am this morning,
      > > > >
      > > > > My Igate Station coun that is refarded by me as "local"
      > > plummeted from
      > > > > the high 60s to just 13 and now just 3 stations!
      > > > >
      > > > > I utilize Ui-Traffic to give me a rough idea of the traffic
      > in the
      > > > > Charlotte Metro area, that has plummeted from the 130ish
      > every ten
      > > > > minutes to just 10 every 10 minutes!
      > > > >
      > > > > I have utilised the the file from the files section for Uiview
      > > and the
      > > > > T2-135 and overnight have tried both the 4800 and 9600 baud
      > > rates with
      > > > > the same results!
      > > > >
      > > > > In a terminal window I do see RF packets and the Igate has
      > passed 3
      > > > > messages overnight.
      > > > >
      > > > > In the initial setup of the tnc I chose 4800 kiss for port A
      > > and went
      > > > > through the internet down load for the firmware download.
      > > > >
      > > > > All of that was successful and the firmware version is in the
      > > corner
      > > > > of the window in otwincfg.
      > > > > I have setup the profile switching as prescribed before.
      > > > >
      > > > > In conclusion the T2 135 is working all be it like its hard of
      > > hearing!
      > > > >
      > > > > Any suggestions at all from anyone?
      > > > > Data Icon shows on the panel display and the file on record
      > was cut
      > > > > and paste into the relevant section in uiview32.ini and UiView
      > > rebooted!
      > > > > 73
      > > > > Steve, kf6wax
      > > > >
      > > > > On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:44 AM, Steve <kf6wax@...
      > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
      > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
      > > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>
      >
      > >
      > > > > <mailto:kf6wax@... <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
      > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>>> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Scott,
      > > > >
      > > > > I have been away from my desk for a few days and thought I should
      > > > > give the T2-135 <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@> <mailto:T@
      > <mailto:T@>>-135> another crack.....I
      >
      > > opened up the
      > > > > back of the Alinco 135 and noticed a red led permanently on....is
      > > > > that my problem???
      > > > >
      > > > > If so what can I do to remedy it?
      > > > >
      > > > > I placed the old tnc Thiat came with the Alinco back in it and
      > > > > immediately saw packets in the terminal window..
      > > > >
      > > > > 73
      > > > > Steve, kf6wax
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Steve <kf6wax@...
      > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
      > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
      > > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>
      >
      > >
      > > > > <mailto:kf6wax@... <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
      > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
      > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>>> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > with the DATA disabled I hear packet sounds and they seem
      > > > > quite "NORMAL"
      > > > >
      > > > > I have checked the connections twice to the radio, they were
      > > > > very very tight to install,,,
      > > > >
      > > > > 73
      > > > > Steve, kf6wax
      > > > >
      > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Scott Miller
      > > > > <scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
      > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
      >
      > > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
      > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>>>
      > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > But when you turn off data mode, it sounds OK?
      > > > >
      > > > > Have you checked the T2-135's connections to the radio?
      > > > >
      > > > > Scott
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Steve wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > its a T2-135 in an alinco 135 and in packet mode
      > > > > (squigly data icon is
      > > > > > displayed) no audio will be heard (a function of the radio)
      > > > > >
      > > > > > 73
      > > > > > Steve, kf6wax
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:33 AM, Scott Miller
      > > > > <scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
      > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
      > > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
      >
      > > > > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
      > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
      > > > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
      > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>>>
      >
      > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > > Just tried this after entering MON ON for a few
      > > > > minutes and it
      > > > > > says ZERO
      > > > > > > against everything except FCS: is now 33
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Sounds like it's just not getting a good signal. Is this
      > > > > an OT2m or
      > > > > > T2-135? When you listed to the radio, do the packets you
      > > > > hear sound OK,
      > > > > > or is there a lot of noise?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Scott
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
    • Scott Miller
      It ll be on the credit card if it s still in the system. Scott
      Message 74 of 74 , Feb 1, 2009
      • 0 Attachment
        It'll be on the credit card if it's still in the system.

        Scott

        Steve wrote:
        >
        >
        > The T2-135 is in the mail Scott to the same address as the last return.
        >
        > Thanks for the offer of the refund, i greatly appreciate that!!
        > Will that go back on my credit card or do you issue a refund check?
        >
        > Thanks and 73
        >
        > Steve, kf6wax
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
        > <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
        >
        > If you've got a consistently poorly performing setup, I'd like to
        > take a
        > look at it. Of course, you're always welcome to just send it back for a
        > refund, too.
        >
        > Scott
        >
        >
        >
        > Steve wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > > thats very kind of you Scott,
        > > BUT this was a replacement you sent out after Christmas for an
        > earlier
        > > board that had its own set of problems....
        > > The first board simply would not work, this one does but only
        > after a
        > > fashion.
        > >
        > > My main concern about the T2-135 is that it "seems" so hard to
        > get going
        > > at all and the sales pitch for this product
        > > was to out perform the existing tnc supplied with the Alinco and
        > to that
        > > end, it may have more bells and whistles, i cant hear the bells
        > or the
        > > whistles playing my tune!
        > >
        > > In no way am I knocking you or your company or what you have done
        > for
        > > the ham community...far from it......but the T2-135 is not for
        > me...!!!
        > >
        > > You can have the T2-135 back, i have tired of it...
        > >
        > > Thanks
        > >
        > > Steve, kf6wax
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...
        > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
        > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>> wrote:
        > >
        > > If you want, you can send it back here and I'll check it out. All of
        > > the recent ones have gone through more extensive testing, so I'm
        > > definitely interested in checking it out if it passed my testing but
        > > still didn't work well for you.
        > >
        > > Scott
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > You describe my T2-135 experience exactly. I've done comparisons of
        > > > AGWPEpro vs a Kenwood D7 vs a T2-135 all on the same antenna in
        > > an area
        > > > with which I'm very familiar with the traffic rates. AGWPEpro
        > decodes
        > > > nearly everything that I can hear as a signal with my ear. The D7
        > > > decodes about 60% of that rate while the T2-135 only decodes the
        > > > strongest and clearest of the signals (at best 25%, more like 10%).
        > > >
        > > > On thinking about this, I think it's an unfair comparison to
        > include
        > > > AGWPEpro in the mix. Software decoding, IMHO, will always beat
        > > hardware
        > > > decoding especially with the variety of APRS transmitters that
        > > are out
        > > > there. Some are emphasized, some are not, some are mobile, some are
        > > > fixed. Just looking at the waveform monitor of AGWPEpro, I'm
        > > amazed at
        > > > some it decodes and shocked by some that it fails to decode.
        > > >
        > > > I'd really like to get a DSP into the decoding fray, but my
        > > programming
        > > > experience doesn't extend quite that far. I'd also like to test
        > > with a
        > > > KPC-3+, but my son (KJ4DXK-9) has now integrated it into his car's
        > > > glovebox, so I don't think I'll be getting that chance.
        > > >
        > > > Comments / observations from others appreciated.
        > > >
        > > > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
        > > >
        > > > Steve wrote:
        > > > > Well I finally installed the T2-135 <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@>
        > <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@>>-135>
        >
        > > in the Alinco and
        > > > > was enthralled to see traffic from the get go!
        > > > >
        > > > > But I have to say that the traffic it sees is very limited!
        > > > > Here are the comparisons at 8am this morning,
        > > > >
        > > > > My Igate Station coun that is refarded by me as "local"
        > > plummeted from
        > > > > the high 60s to just 13 and now just 3 stations!
        > > > >
        > > > > I utilize Ui-Traffic to give me a rough idea of the traffic
        > in the
        > > > > Charlotte Metro area, that has plummeted from the 130ish
        > every ten
        > > > > minutes to just 10 every 10 minutes!
        > > > >
        > > > > I have utilised the the file from the files section for Uiview
        > > and the
        > > > > T2-135 and overnight have tried both the 4800 and 9600 baud
        > > rates with
        > > > > the same results!
        > > > >
        > > > > In a terminal window I do see RF packets and the Igate has
        > passed 3
        > > > > messages overnight.
        > > > >
        > > > > In the initial setup of the tnc I chose 4800 kiss for port A
        > > and went
        > > > > through the internet down load for the firmware download.
        > > > >
        > > > > All of that was successful and the firmware version is in the
        > > corner
        > > > > of the window in otwincfg.
        > > > > I have setup the profile switching as prescribed before.
        > > > >
        > > > > In conclusion the T2 135 is working all be it like its hard of
        > > hearing!
        > > > >
        > > > > Any suggestions at all from anyone?
        > > > > Data Icon shows on the panel display and the file on record
        > was cut
        > > > > and paste into the relevant section in uiview32.ini and UiView
        > > rebooted!
        > > > > 73
        > > > > Steve, kf6wax
        > > > >
        > > > > On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:44 AM, Steve <kf6wax@...
        > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
        > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
        > > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>
        >
        > >
        > > > > <mailto:kf6wax@... <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
        > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>>> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > Scott,
        > > > >
        > > > > I have been away from my desk for a few days and thought I should
        > > > > give the T2-135 <mailto:T@ <mailto:T@> <mailto:T@
        > <mailto:T@>>-135> another crack.....I
        >
        > > opened up the
        > > > > back of the Alinco 135 and noticed a red led permanently on....is
        > > > > that my problem???
        > > > >
        > > > > If so what can I do to remedy it?
        > > > >
        > > > > I placed the old tnc Thiat came with the Alinco back in it and
        > > > > immediately saw packets in the terminal window..
        > > > >
        > > > > 73
        > > > > Steve, kf6wax
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Steve <kf6wax@...
        > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
        > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
        > > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>
        >
        > >
        > > > > <mailto:kf6wax@... <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>>
        > > <mailto:kf6wax%40gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com>
        > <mailto:kf6wax%2540gmail.com <mailto:kf6wax%252540gmail.com>>>>> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > with the DATA disabled I hear packet sounds and they seem
        > > > > quite "NORMAL"
        > > > >
        > > > > I have checked the connections twice to the radio, they were
        > > > > very very tight to install,,,
        > > > >
        > > > > 73
        > > > > Steve, kf6wax
        > > > >
        > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Scott Miller
        > > > > <scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
        > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
        >
        > > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
        > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>>>
        > wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > But when you turn off data mode, it sounds OK?
        > > > >
        > > > > Have you checked the T2-135's connections to the radio?
        > > > >
        > > > > Scott
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > Steve wrote:
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > > its a T2-135 in an alinco 135 and in packet mode
        > > > > (squigly data icon is
        > > > > > displayed) no audio will be heard (a function of the radio)
        > > > > >
        > > > > > 73
        > > > > > Steve, kf6wax
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:33 AM, Scott Miller
        > > > > <scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
        > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
        > > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
        >
        > > > > > <mailto:scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>>
        > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>
        > > > > <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org>
        > <mailto:scott%2540opentrac.org <mailto:scott%252540opentrac.org>>>>>
        >
        > > wrote:
        > > > > >
        > > > > > > Just tried this after entering MON ON for a few
        > > > > minutes and it
        > > > > > says ZERO
        > > > > > > against everything except FCS: is now 33
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Sounds like it's just not getting a good signal. Is this
        > > > > an OT2m or
        > > > > > T2-135? When you listed to the radio, do the packets you
        > > > > hear sound OK,
        > > > > > or is there a lot of noise?
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Scott
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