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Re: TNC settings for Kenwood TM-D700



> If you're receiving the data from the TNC, but cannot send, 
> it is likely that you're cable isn't wired for hardware 
> flow control and the D700 isn't expecting hardware flow 
> control.

Good point.  I keep having to relearn that every time I make a
cable for my D700.  It must have pins 7 and 8, RTS,CTS connected
together. Or it wont work...  Bob

> You can try software flow control (some software calls it 
> xon/xoff flow 
> control) or no flow control.
> 
> 73 de Rich N3WWN (FN00fh)
> 
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Bruce wrote:
> 
> > Jordan / rich
> >
> >   I just received my TM-D700A also & followed your cable 
> instructions. When 
> > I powered up my 700A I get the following data;
> > TASCO Radio Modem
> > AX.25 Level 2 Version 2.0
> > Release 03/Dec/99 3Chip ver 1.08
> > Checksum $04
> > cmd: DA 070327210135
> > cmd: 
> >
> > Trouble is now it won't accept data when I try to type in 
> the commands. Have 
> > you guys been successful in inputting data from the
keyboard.
> >
> > 73 Bruce KG4YEV
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: <n3wwn@futuretek.cx>
> > To: "Jordan Woolley" <jordanw@unwired.com.au>
> > Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 12:26 PM
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: TNC settings for Kenwood TM-D700
> >
> >
> >>
> >>  Hi Jordan!
> >>
> >>  Make sure you're using a straight through serial cable 
> (2-2, 3-3, etc).
> >>
> >>  Then, confirm that the PC and D700 are using the same 
> parameters:  9600
> >>  baud, No parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit and hardware 
> flow control.  If
> >>  your settings aren't the same as this, make sure both the 
> PC and D700
> >>  agree.
> >> 
> >> >From non-TNC operations, press and hold F for 1 sec and 
> then press the
> >>  TNC soft button.  Do this twice.  The D700 display should 
> have TNC PKT in
> >>  the upper left.
> >>
> >>  If the display shows TNC APRS, you just have to press and 
> hold F for 1 sec
> >>  and TNC once.
> >>
> >>  Hit CTRL-C to return to a cmd prompt if you're stuck in 
> converse mode (you
> >>  shouldn't be since you just put the D700 into TNC PKT
mode).
> >>
> >>  At this point, you should be communicating with the D700 
> at the cmd
> >>  prompt.
> >>
> >>  Check out the Kenwood Specialized Communications Manual:
> >>
> >>
http://inform2.kenwoodusa.com/Manuals%5CTM-D700A%20Specialized.p
df
> >>
> >>  Good luck!
> >>
> >>  73 de Rich N3WWN (FN00fh)
> >>
> >>  On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Jordan Woolley wrote:
> >> 
> >> >  Hi all,
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> >  Was just wondering if there is anyone out there with 
> any experience 
> >> >  setting up a D700 for Packet operation. I do not seem 
> to be able to get 
> >> >  my terminal program to speak to the TNC. I can't even 
> get a cmd prompt 
> >> >  or any semblance of a connection. It seems to be 
> physically connected 
> >> >  fine but still no luck. I have set the baud rate for 
> the port to match 
> >> >  the TNC (9600) but am not having any luck. I am just
using 
> >> >  HyperTerminal. Any ideas?
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> >  Thanks
> >> >  Jordan
> >> > 
> >> >  VK2HCA
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