[amsat-bb] A Little Help Please

PE0SAT | Amateur Radio pe0sat at vgnet.nl
Wed Dec 7 21:24:22 UTC 2016

Hello Gerald,

Look at AGW Packet Engine, this can be connected to a hardware TNC in 
kiss mode.
When that is working connect UISS via the AGW protocol to AGW Packet 

So the setup would look like:

UISS -- via localhost tcp port 8000 -> AGW Packet Engine -- via RS232 
serial --> MFJ-1270C TNC

73 Jan PE0SAT

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On 07-12-2016 22:07, Gerald Payton wrote:
> I am trying to install equipment for packet communication through ISS.
>  I thought that UISS software worked with EITHER a software modem OR a
> TNC, but reading (at least starting to read) the 75 page manual,
> apparently it does not.
> Since it does not, please suggest another terminal program or
> APRS/Packet specific program.
> My approach for the hardware is an old MFJ-1270C TNC.  I'm trying to
> learn its ins and outs from its 287 page outdated manual.  GROINK
> Additionally, I have a cable ordered with modular end for my radio
> (IC-2730).
> Any advise or Elmer-ing will be highly appreciated.  It has been over
> ten years since I had any experience with packet or APRS.
> My personal email is either AB5R at AMSAT, ARRL or gp_ab5r at outlook.com
> 73,
> Jerry AB5R
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