[aprssig] AGWPE & KPC3

Chris Schwab chris.schwab at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 13:42:30 EDT 2020

Sorry all - I sort of confused people by using WinAPRS as the example.
I was only using it to test my TNC.

I did end up figuring out what it was late last night - the default
setup in AGWPE for KISS mode on the KPC3 is incorrect. The default is
KISSMODE ON - it really should be INTFACE KISS.

Chris N4BSA

On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 12:58 PM Tyler Griffiths
<tyler.griffiths at gmail.com> wrote:
> You may want to look at some software that is a little more modern an up to date. WinAPRS is pretty old and not been kept current.
> Look at one of these. They will talk directly with your TNC.
> http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/
> http://www.pinpointaprs.com/
> I'm sure there are others that people could suggest too.
> Tyler Griffiths
> See where I am:
> bit.ly/2v2tOoR
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2020 at 9:38 AM Chris Schwab <chris.schwab at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So as part of my "roundtuit" projects since we're stuck at home, I'm
>> trying to revive my old APRS setup and get my weather station back on
>> the air.
>> I'm using an old KPC3, and when I use WinAPRS, i'm able to get on the
>> air with the tnc in command mode. Honestly, I'd be OK running that old
>> software, but I'd also like the ability to connect via the internet,
>> and as far as I can tell WinAPRS doesn't have the ability to filter
>> the feed.
>> I tried to get AGWPE working, and am successful on the feed, but then
>> I'm unable to get AGW packet engine to recognize the radio port.  I
>> have it set to Com2, baud rate 9600 with a radio baud of 1200. TNC
>> type is KPC3, subtype is Kiss Simple, TNC Port kiss is port 1.  With
>> those settings I'm unable to get any data back from the TNC. It does
>> look like the TNC gets put into Kiss mode because I have to use the
>> alt 192,255,192 sequence to get it back out to work on it in terminal
>> mode.
>> Any ideas what I might be doing wrong with AGWPE? That's what I'd like
>> to end up using, but I'm stumped on the radio interface.
>> Thanks in advance for the help,
>> Chris N4BSA
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