[aprssig] ts-2000

Curt, WE7U curt.we7u at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 14:41:38 EST 2010

On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, Wes Johnston, AI4PX wrote:

> Any complaints about using the internal modem in a ts-2000 for aprs?  I
> expect not, but thought I'd ask.

Isn't it the same or similar TASCO modem to what's in the TH-D7A and

> Also, does this TNC have the same limited buffer as the d700's (thereby
> making it practically useless for long 9k6 packets)?

Yea, should have the same sorts of problems.

> Can the TNC be used on the 6m side of the rig?  What frequency can we find
> 6m aprs activity?  I'd like to play on 6m since the TV stations vacated the
> 6m band (for the most part).  I've looked and the closest TV station that is
> still in the low band is channel 6 in Augusta and it's far enough out of
> 50mhz as to not matter.

Check out the future plans for the TV stations...  Some of them
initially moved to UHF and then have moved/are moving back to VHF.

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