[amsat-bb] Re: Working ISS and or other digis
vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sun Jun 19 07:08:47 PDT 2011
Try a different adaptor
I use opensuse on my Mac mini and kenwood ht tnc
And gps no probs
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On 19/06/2011, at 23:57, Dave Taylor <dave.w8aas at verizon.net> wrote:
> It's been a while since I've done any satellite packet work, but I've
> used various TNCs (PK-96, TAPR TNC-2) and software (ZTerm, MultiMode,
> maybe MacTNC). If you aren't seeing the serial port, the problem is
> probably with the TRENDnet adaptor. I'm not familiar with it (never
> heard of it, actually), so can't help with specifics. Make sure you
> have up-to-date drivers for it. I've always used Keyspan USB-serial
> adaptors; they work well for me in both Mac OS and Windows VM modes.
> -- Dave, W8AAS
> On Jun 19, 2011, at 9:38 AM, Donald Pittman wrote:
>> I know there are many out there that work the ISS and cube sats . The
>> question is do any of you use Apple Mac's to do so. If you do what
>> are you
>> using ? I have been trying quite unsuccessfully to get a KPC3 that I
>> back in 97 to talk to the Mac mini using a TRENDnet TU-S9 usb to
>> cable. Using MacTNC or Zmodem. They just do not see a serial port to
>> go to.
>> I am thinking of trying an outboard interface like signal link or
>> one of the
>> others with a built in sound card to use digital modes. I am getting
>> frustrated and not sure which way to go next. So if any of you Mac
>> could give me a little advice I am open to it.
>> -73 WB8ZOM Don
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