[amsat-bb] Re: sprint 2 tnc hooking dilemma
Malcolm M. Preston
malnp2l at attglobal.net
Fri Dec 1 11:47:26 PST 2006
I haven't used mine in a while, but my notes show:
J2 - Pin 7 not grounded (not connected to pin 7)
SP5 - should be open
I believe if you check all jumpers to the Factory Configuration,
Satellite Model, on page 17 you should have it right.
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nader omer wrote:
> I need help to setup sprint 2 tnc from paccomm
> According to the manual I hooked up all the jumpers as it mention on the table at page 17 but nothing work
> The things confused me are
> 1- on page 6 the manual mention
> to operate a sprint-2 satellite model with same baud rate for uplink and downlink; ground the satellite selection line.J2 pin7
> 2- on page 15 mention ground pin 7 to (j2 to pin 6) to activate the dual speed feature
> 3- on page 30 SP5 is closed on all models except satellite model
> to work echo satellite I need same speed 9600 for both up and down links
> so what I should connect? I tried all the different ways of hooking the pins! but I got no print out from the satellite. the tnc can keying the radio and the dcd diode flickering ok
> please if anyone could give me the tnc setup i will be graceful
> 73 de nadir st2nh
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