[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: which tnc to buy ?



Don't you have to make internal changes to your radio?  I just can't
remember what they are.

73,
Joel, K2SAT

----- Original Message -----
From: John Melton - Sun UK - ENS <John.Melton@uk.sun.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 7:05 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] which tnc to buy ?


>
> If you want to allow for future expansion into the higher speed satellites
(38k4
> and beyond with P3D),  probably the best tnc at the moment is the Symek
TNC3S
> (http://www.symek.com).  This tnc can have both a 38k4 and a 9k6 modem
installed
> together and will send the KISS output from both on the same serial port.
>
> With this combination and their IFD board,  you can setup a ground station
that
> can work both the 9k6 and 38k4 satellite downlinks without having to have
any
> unplugging and pluggin of cables.
>
> The TNC is not cheap.  The combined 9k6/38k4 combination would be about
880 DEM.
>
> The big advantage is that this TNC will handle faster data rates up to
about
> 1.6M.
>
> -- John Melton  n6lyt/g0orx
>
>                 Principal Systems Software Engineer
>         ((      Sun Microsystems,
>       (|~~|     Flour Daniel Centre East, Riverside Way
>        `--'     Camberley, Surrey GU15 3YL  England
>        JAVA     Phone: +44 1276 416297  (internal ext 16297)
>                 Email: john.melton@uk.sun.com
>
>
> ----
> Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
> To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org

----
Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home