Amateur Radio Technology - W5TXR Electronic Labs
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W5TXR Labs
Rackmount Packet RMS Node / APRS Node
 
 
Features:
Mounted on a standard 19" (7" high) rack plate
 
 
"The TNC"
 
 
 
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
  • Digipeater
  • 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)
 
 
KPC-3+ Features
 
  • "NEWUSER" mode provides a quick start for packet newcomers
  • Large capacity internal mailbox and mail forwarding feature
  • GPS operation mode allows use with APRS® or other geolocation software
  • Remote Control and telemetry functions with two A/D inputs and two control line outputs
  • Low 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 feature
  • Upgradeable as new firmware is released
  • Digital control of audio drive level -- set from keyboard or by remote control
  • Motorola® HC11 central processor
  • 512k memory standard (since 2nd quarter 2011)
  • Comes with data connector, data wire, coaxial power plug, detailed manual & software
  • Usable with base, mobile or hand-held radios
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