[aprssig] Interesting Findings - 300 Baud AX.25 on VHF-FM APRS

Fred Hillhouse Jr fmhillhouse at comcast.net
Mon Apr 4 15:32:01 EDT 2016

I knew that but didn't consider it a problem since I typically like to use
other audio options. I have an USB Behringer device for one project and
cheap single channel USB devices for others.

Best regards,
Fred N7FMH

-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen H. Smith [mailto:wa8lmf2 at aol.com] 
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2016 2:54 PM
To: Fred Hillhouse Jr; 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Interesting Findings - 300 Baud AX.25 on VHF-FM APRS

On 4/4/2016 11:27 AM, Fred Hillhouse Jr wrote:

> Not quite a single board PC but closer.
> Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Computer KJ2B#001-NA Intel Atom X5-Z8500 (1.44
> 2 GB LPDDR3 32 GB eMMC Windows 10
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883722001

Just discovered a show-stopper on the Kangaroo vs my Winbook:

The Kangaroo HAS NO AUDIO I/O except for audio-out on the HDMI port.  The 
complete lack of analog audio in/out rules out using software TNCs like 
Direwolf or the UZ7HO Soundmodem.

(Unless of course, you want to use one of the USB ports for an external
system or Signalink.)

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