Project:Packet Radio/TNC Pool

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If you don't have a terminal node controller of your own, you can borrow one from us. These are useful for connecting to the future packet radio network or other amateur radio projects at the hackspace.

The TNCs are kept at the flat of Rawles in south London.

T1 (available)
AEA PK-232, untested, no manual, with power cable somewhere... Donated by Rawles.
T2 (available)
AEA PK-232MBX, mailbox capability, untested, without power cable, with a 25-pin RS232 cable. Donated by WSPR.
T3 (available)
Pac-Comm Tiny-2, untested, without power cable or manual. Donated by WSPR.
T4 (available)
Pac-Comm Tiny-2, untested, without power cable or manual. Donated by WSPR.
T5 (available)
AEA PK-88. Various cables, including one terminated in a power connector, one with 3.5mm jacks on each end, and another with a radio connector. Also contains 1990 AEA catalogue! Donated by WSPR.

Manuals, booklets and leaflets for these TNCs are also available, to be lent out separately (since we don't have one for each TNC):

M1 (available)
A manual dated 1/91 for the PK-232MBX. Donated by WSPR.
M2 (available)
A manual dated 11/90 for the PK-88. Donated by WSPR.
M3 (available)
G4VRQ's Beginner's Guide to Packet Radio. Donated by WSPR.

Software is also available:

S1 (available)
PC-Pakratt 2. "PK-232 Multi mode terminal unit: Driver software for the IBM-PC and compatibles. A fully featured terminal program to support the latest PK-232 enhancements. Gives you the most powerful amateur data transmission system ever!". Contains manual, 3½-inch floppy disk and 5¼-inch floppy disk. Donated by WSPR.
S2 (available)
PC-Pakratt/PK88 + Handbook. 3½-inch floppy disk. Donated by WSPR.