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Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up

Date: 02/07/15 Start: 12:00 PM End: 1:30 PM Location: SNY Fire Sta #2 Training Rm
MAC Credit (What's this?): No

This event is separate from the Packet Type III Part A Class.  You must sign up separately.

Following the Packet Operations, Type III Part A class, we will have a calibrated service monitor available for anyone who wishes to check their TNC/radio for deviation or other parameters.  We will have 120V AC and 12V DC (Powerpoles) available.  We will also have adapters to connect to SMA, BNC, UHF and N-type connectors on your radio's antenna port.

If you wish to check/adjust your radio/TNC, come prepared with:

  • Radio (no antenna is required)
  • TNC-to-radio cable
  • TNC
  • TNC-to-PC cable
  • PC with PuTTY or Outpost/Ipserial or other terminal emulator
  • Knowledge of how to put your TNC into calibration mode and produce mark and space or square-wave tones
  • Knowledge of how to set your radio frequency, tone, etc.
  • Unless you are an expert with your TNC and radio, it is recommended to bring the manuals for both

Important notes:

  • If you wish to attend, you MUST sign up in advance. 
  • Please arrive on time.  Anytime between 12:00 and 12:30 is fine. We can not let you in before noon because the packet training class will still be in session and the room will be at capacity.  If you arrive too late, we may not have time to work on your system before we have to vacate the room.

Location:

Sunnyvale Fire Station #2, in the portable building training room in back.  Intersection of Wolfe Rd. and E. Arques Ave.  795 East Arques Ave., Sunnyvale.  GPS coordinates: 37°22’52.51”N x 122°00’44.90”W and Thomas Bros.  Page 812 Grid G7

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