[ct-user] Are you sure you need "transparent"?

Filipe Lopes ct1ilt at mail.telepac.pt
Tue Jul 26 08:32:57 EDT 2005

Hi John,

I really donno if i need a transparent connection, i just know that my KAM 
doesnt send me a cmd prompt when i start CT , i really dont understand 
Maybe it just works with TNC and Not with KAMs!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John A. Scott" <k8yc at adelphia.net>
To: <ct1ilt at mail.telepac.pt>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 10:55 PM
Subject: Are you sure you need "transparent"?

> Filipe--
> Are you sure you need a "transparent" connection?  Generally, 
> "transparent" communications have been defined for when you wish to send a 
> file which may contain characters which might be interpreted as "commands" 
> by the TNC.  In that case, you want the data to be "transparent" to the 
> TNC so it won't act on the command, but instead will pass it merely as 
> data.
> I use an MFJ-1270 TNC with CT.  I don't need to do a thing to the TNC to 
> alter how it works with or without CT.  Pressing Alt-T from within CT 
> merely gives you a window to submit commands to the TNC.  I think Alt-O 
> will just let you look a the TNC window, but not enter a TNC command.
> --John Scott,  K8YC

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