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Re: Packet Terminal Program



I should have mentioned the TNC...it is the tnc built into
the Alinco DR-135TP 2M rig. It gets the job done but is surprisingly
limited in the features that are supported. 

Thanks for all the replies. I will check these programs out.

Bob KB0CY
kb0cy@amsat.org

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Stan Vandiver <Stan@Vandiver.com>
To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>; <kb0cy@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2001 9:11 AM
Subject: Re: [sarex] Packet Terminal Program


> Hi Bob and all,
> 
> Yes, YAPP is a very simple program (and also provides a very 
> good format for sending binary files).
> 
> I use an old DOS program called 'paKet' that is both easy to use, 
> yet also has lots of features (including a YAPP compatible transfer 
> protocol). It is totally uncrippled shareware, available at:
> http://www.acay.com.au/~tonyl/paKet.htm
> 
> I'm not sure about software time-stamps though.  What kind of TNC 
> are you using Bob?  I think all Kantronics has time stamping 
> available with the MSTAMP command (or CSTAMP to time stamp 
> connects and disconnects).
> 
> 73 de Stan/W4SV
> 
> 
> On 16 Jul 2001, at 6:18, Albert K. Lark wrote:
> 
> > Bob - I use "Yet Another Packet Program" which is very simple. You can
> > find YAPP20.ZIP at: http://users.skynet.be/on1dht/hamsoft.htm#soft9 73
> > - Al - KD4SFF On Sun, 15 Jul 2001 07:49:49 -0600 "Bob Witte  KB0CY"
> > <kb0cy@AMSAT.Org> writes: > Potentially simple question: > > What are
> > people using/recommending for a *simple* program > to control their
> > tnc when working ISS? > > I starting using the standard Windoze
> > terminal emulator > program (HyperTerminal) which works but mixes
> > trasmitted > and received text.  Then I tried WinPack V6.4, and it has
> > > a split screen approach on tx & rx but is overkill for > the most
> > part (lots of BBS-related features). > > Also, it would be nice to be
> > able to timestamp the packets > with the software as my very-basic tnc
> > does not have > timestamp :-( > > TIA, > Bob KB0CY > >
> > http://www.rwitte.com > > ---- 
> 

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