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gba@20130507 This article is a DRAFT.

Abstract

This article describes a method for using a super-small single-board computer (Raspberry Pi) as a remote Amateur Radio Terminal Node Controller (TNC) for use with Amateur Radio Packet services like Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS), Packet Radio, et al.

Background

Existing TNC technology typically required direct connection between the TNC device and the computer running packet software. For users of Windows, there exists the option to use the AGWPE software to connect a computer running packet software to a remote Windows computer connected to a TNC.

Inspiration

The Raspberry Pi single-board computer is an open-source, open-hardware design that allows developers to create easy

Pre-requisite

  1. Raspberry Pi
  2. TNCPi
  3. ldsped
  4. Linux distribution
  5. Radio

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