Fwd: AXIP networking
archer at eskimo.com
Thu Dec 6 13:19:17 PST 2007
On Thu, 6 Dec 2007, Bill Vodall WA7NWP wrote:
> How many of the hundreds on here have transmitted an on the air packet
> in the past 30 days?
Anyone on APRS... Myself included.
> How about made a "connection" on AX25? Lets
> get real down and dirty - how many have transmitted an IP over AX25
> packet in the past year?
Not I. Just OpenTrac and/or APRS packets.
> I think the last IP/AX25 packet I generated was 2 or 3 years ago...
My last would have been in the 90's, around the time I moved out to
the boonies and lost most of my connectivity on RF.
> I did do on-the-air AX25 email in the past couple weeks -- and it was
> pretty cool too - via a bluetooth connection from the house to the
> radio in the car.
FWIW: I can hear your APRS packets directly at my QTH, at least
part of the time.
In order to get back on TCP/IP I'd need a DE-9 PC bracket with a
10-pin ribbon cable (so I can use the real serial port I have on the
MB) and to build another antenna for the attic. I can find a
2-meter mobile radio to use and a Tracker2 in KISS mode. All
Keep talking, I may join you. On 2-meters anyway.
Curt, WE7U: <www.eskimo.com/~archer/> XASTIR: <www.xastir.org>
"Lotto: A tax on people who are bad at math." -- unknown
"Windows: Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates." -- WE7U
The world DOES revolve around me: I picked the coordinate system!
More information about the Seatcp