[OZAPRS] What's next ?

Damien Gardner Jnr rendrag at rendrag.net
Tue Jan 13 16:27:51 EST 2009

Silly question.. what speed are you running the com port at, and how  
big is the file?  a bit of quick math should tell you how long it  
should transfer for? :)



On 13/01/2009, at 4:21 PM, Ron wrote:

> Hello group.
> I enquired a few weeks back on what I needed to go HF on APRS, well  
> now I have a shiny new TT4 sitting on the bench.
> I have manufactured all the necessary cabling, have downloaded Tera  
> Term Pro V 2.3 and have run the TT4 through this.
> All went well up to the bit where I had to select Tera Term, File,  
> send file, tick the Binary box in the bottom left corner then select  
> a file to transfer, which one ?
> When it goes through this process there is supposed to be many ....  
> ( periods ) displayed until the end where there is supposed to be an  
> * but instead of the ...... I get ??????
> The file has been running about an hour now and I am still seeing  
> these question marks, albeit ever so slowly now.
> Can someone tell me if /or where I may have gone wrong.
> As my laptop does not have any serial ports I am using a USB to  
> serial converter and it "appears" to be doing the right thing but  
> can this be a problem ?
> I am hoping I am not too far off in getting this thing on the air  
> but wondering if there is someone out there who might be able to  
> guide me through the final steps.
> As mentioned previously, I intend using either my Icom IC-7000 or my  
> Yaesu 817 ND, depends on the mood I am in on the day as neither are  
> fitted in the car, just plug and play devices, but one thing I found  
> out today was that the cable from the TT4 to the radio suites either  
> radio, so that is a bonus in not having to have 2 cables.
> Anyway, looking forward to any responses.
> Many thanks.
> Ron.
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