Rackmount Packet RMS Node / APRS Node
Mounted on a standard 19" (7" high) rack plate
The Kantronics KPC-3+ is engineered for dependable and versatile digital communications. This unit reflects many years of Kantronics experience and is built with an eye toward emerging applications. The KPC-3+ can fill a variety of roles. In use around the world, Kantronics Packet Communicators set the standard by which others are measured!
As a single-port radio modem/TNC compatible with the characteristics of UHF/VHF transmission bands, the KPC-3+ can be paired with a UHF/VHF radio to serve the following functions and applications:
- "Keyboard to keyboard" communications
- Personal Mail Box
- Local area node
- Remote control devices
- Remote access of telemetry
- Network node operation
- BBS operations and message forwarding
- GPS position transmitting and tracking (requires external GPS receiver with NMEA-0183 data output)
- Data storage and retrieval
- EMWIN Weather Information (additional software required)
"NEWUSER" mode provides a quick start for packet newcomersLarge capacity internal mailbox and mail forwarding featureGPS operation mode allows use with APRS® or other geolocation softwareRemote Control and telemetry functions with two A/D inputs and two control line outputsLow power requirements (9 volt battery power capability)Network node functions with standard "KA" Node and K-Net Node™BBS, KISS, XKISS, HOST, TERMINAL, GPS and MODEM operating modes"Online" HELP featureUpgradeable as new firmware is releasedDigital control of audio drive level -- set from keyboard or by remote controlMotorola® HC11 central processor512k memory standard (since 2nd quarter 2011)Comes with data connector, data wire, coaxial power plug, detailed manual & softwareUsable with base, mobile or hand-held radios
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