AMRAD & 6m Packet mod Project
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Jan 10 14:44:07 CST 2008
Hope to see some of you tonight at AMRAD.
I got a rare kitchen pass. Will bring my
solar-powered-Prius/FieldDay-Power system too...
Will someone beacon an APRS posit from the parking lot, so I can
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tacos-bounces+bruninga=nadn.navy.mil at amrad.org
> [mailto:tacos-bounces+bruninga=nadn.navy.mil at amrad.org] On
> Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:58 PM
> To: 'Michael Chisena'; 'tacos AMRAD'; 'Evan Alford';
> '5361NVFMA member'
> Subject: RE: Got to meet Mr. Robert Bruninga & 6m Packet mod
> I havent looked yet at your TNC mod, but the best way to
> interface a TNC is to make provision for connecting the TNC
> permanently to the discriminator audio output that is
> unsquelched. This way, the TNC is always connected and the
> volume on the speaker can just be turned down if needed.
> I would think this would be a much simpler connection and not
> need the switch and drill bits, etc?
> Bob, WB4APR
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: tacos-bounces+bruninga=nadn.navy.mil at amrad.org
> > [mailto:tacos-bounces+bruninga=nadn.navy.mil at amrad.org] On
> > Behalf Of Michael Chisena
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2008 9:49 PM
> > To: tacos AMRAD; Evan Alford; 5361NVFMA member
> > Subject: Got to meet Mr. Robert Bruninga & 6m Packet mod
> > All, I handed a modified radio off to Mr B last night. Cool
> > dude, very sharp. This is going to be one heck of a project.
> > The mod was to make simple the process of hooking up the
> > radio to the TNC. I'm in the process of documenting the
> > conversion of the Midland 6m radio to connect with a Packet
> > TNC. Will post photos and comments on Flickr, the Yahoo
> > service. All the mods live in the control head of the
> > radio. Switch, wire, heat shrink tubing, screw drivers, and
> > drill bits. I add a switch to select between sending the
> > receive audio from the speaker or to the un used pin on the
> > microphone jack. Packets are useful things to have, but I
> > for one don't find them music to the ears. A couple of data
> > blatts and I'm looking for something else to listen to.
> > That way one wire interfaces the radio to the TNC. Keep
> > safe Mike
> > "You are, what you do, when it counts"
> > The Masso
> > "Gravity, the quickest way down"
> > Mayor John Almafi
> > "You ever drop an egg, and on the floor you see it break?
> > You go and get a mop so you can clean up your mistake.
> > But did you ever stop to ponder why we know it's true?
> > If you drop a broken egg you will not get an egg that's
> > MC Hawking
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