TNC

From APRSWiki
Revision as of 11:17, 8 December 2008 by UR3IRS (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

TNC -- a terminal node controller (TNC) is a device used by amateur radio operators to participate in AX.25 packet radio networks. It is similar in function to the Packet Assembler/Disassemblers used on X.25 networks, with the addition of a modem to convert baseband digital signals to audio tones.

The TNC was originally developed by Doug Lockhart (VE7APU), of Vancouver, British Columbia, and popularized by TAPR with the TNC-1 and TNC-2.

Personal tools