[amsat-bb] Re: TNC settings for Kenwood TM-D700
snyderb at cox.net
Tue Mar 27 17:28:40 PST 2007
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
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 at futuretek.cx>
To: "Jordan Woolley" <jordanw at unwired.com.au>
Cc: <amsat-bb at 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
>>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
> Check out the Kenwood Specialized Communications Manual:
> 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
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