Ham Radio: Workbench 35 Packet Radio

Continuing the discussion of digital technologies in Ham Radio, George and Jeremy invite Kenneth Finnegan W6KWF back to do a very deep dive on Packet Radio, AX.25, and KISS modes.

We talk TNCs, equipment, and practical applications of Packet Radio this week on The Workbench.

Kenneth Finnegan –


MMDVM Zumboard – http://mmdvm.blogspot.com/

DStar Registration – http://www.dstargateway.org/D-Star_Registration.html

DMR Registration – https://www.dmr-marc.net/cgi-bin/trbo-database/register.cgi

New Elecraft AX1 Antenna – https://va2sscom/2017/10/19/elecraft-ax1-ultraportable-1720-meter-antenna-system/

Pacificon – http://www.pacificon.org/

Microwave Update 2017 – http://www.microwaveupdate.org/

Sierra Radio Systems – http://www.sierraradio.net/


Motrolla CDM1250 – https://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/products/two-way-radios/analog-business-radios/discontinued/cdm1250.html#tabproductinfo

Motrola CDM1550 – https://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/products/two-way-radios/analog-business-radios/discontinued/cdm1550.html#tabproductinfo

eMMC to SD Card adapter – https://ameridroid.com/products/emmc-adapter

Raspberry Pi Compute Module – https://www.raspberrypiorg/products/compute-module-3/

http://blog.thelifeofkenneth.com/2017/08/building-stand-alone-raspberry-pi.html


TAPR – https://www.tapr.org/packetradio.html

Bell 202 Modem – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_202_modem

TNC – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminal_node_controller

Nationwide Packet Network of BBS – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulletin_board_system

AMPRNet – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMPRNet

AX.25 – https://www.tapr.org/pub_ax25.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AX.25

TNC-X Raspberry Pi – https://tnc-x.com/TNCPi.htm

Kantronics TNCs – http://www.kantronics.com/


Soundcard Packet – https://www.soundcardpacket.org/

Direwolf – http://info.aprsnet/index.php?title=Dire_Wolf

AGWPE – https://www.sv2agw.com/downloads/

UZ7HO Soundcard Modems – http://uz7.ho.ua/packetradio.htm

OSI Model – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model

AFSK – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frequency-shift_keying

HDLC – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-Level_Data_Link_Control

KISS – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KISS_(TNC)

Outpost Software – http://www.outpostpm.org/indexphp

Alinco – http://alinco.com/Products/ham/mbl/DR-135/

http://www.scc-ares-races.org/freqs/packet-freqs.html

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