[aprssig] NEW laptop for APRS with a Serial Port?

KENT HUFFORD khufford at comcast.net
Sun Apr 13 15:38:34 EDT 2008

Most new laptops don't come with Serial Ports, and some not even a PCMCIA

I am looking for a fast, new laptop (VISTA), (not a MAC) that has a built-in

I don't want to use a USB to Serial adaptors and such. Would like a laptop,
with a built-in serial port, also not have to add a port replicator or
docking station to get it.

So far, I have only found Toshiba Tecra A9 and M9's and DELL (business)
D830s with a built-in serial port.

Any body know of another mainstream laptop with serial ports so I can run my
serial port stuff, such as APRS?

(no MAC's, no dongles, no adaptors, no port replicator, etc)

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