[aprssig] Trouble Connecting & Configuring KPC 3+ to an Intel Duo iMac

Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Sun Dec 16 10:36:12 EST 2007

MacAPRS Carbon, does not work with serial yet ..... that is your  

For the moment give "Packetograph" a look <http://homepage.mac.com/kd6cji/ 

In general you will want to look at <http://machamradio.com/> for ham  
radio in general.

... as George wrote, you definitely want a copy of ZTerm. It will talk  
to a TNC out the port just fine.

On Dec 16, 2007, at 5:28 AM, Jim Tittsler wrote:

> On Dec 16, 2007, at 16:54, George Ring wrote:
>> Tech Support (Ken) at Kantronics told me that when I power up the  
>> TNC that I should see a stream of data appearing on the Terminal  
>> window.  My terminal window appears blank, though (only the  
>> prompt).  I run Mac APRS Carbon Release, but it also doesn't appear  
>> to be sending any signals to the TNC.
> Note that Kantronics meant a "serial terminal emulator."  One  
> example for OS X is ZTerm.
>  http://homepage.mac.com/dalverson/zterm/
> Or you can use 'screen' to get a serial connection in the OS X  
> "terminal" application.
>  http://www.tigoe.net/pcomp/resources/archives/avr/000749.shtml
> But a full featured emulator like ZTerm is a better choice.

cheers ... 73 de brian  riley,  n1bq , underhill center, vermont
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