Amateur Radio Satellite Telemetry Software for the Mac
|MacEchoTelem ...from N3RZN & VE3VRW|
|MacEchoTelem allows you to capture and decode live telemetry from ECHO, AMSAT's newest satellite, launched June 29, 2004.|
For Satellite Tracking Rotor and Doppler correction: MacDopplerPRO
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Download MacEchoTelem v1.06 July 18, 2004
Echo Telemetry Database
Configuring your TNC for KISS mode
To use MacEchoTelem your TNC must support the KISS protocol and be able to support serial speeds of at least 9600 baud.The settings listed below will place your TNC in a configuration that will work with MacEchoTelem (also check the manual that came with your 9600 baud modem for configuration info and this AMSAT page for information on the various TNC's). You can use a terminal program like ZTerm to configure your TNC.
MFJ 1270B configuration example:
KISS was OFF
PACLEN was 128
Kantronics 9612 configuration example:
PRESS (*) TO SET BAUD RATE
ENTER YOUR CALLSIGN=> VE3VRW
KANTRONICS KPC9612 VERSION 7.0
(C) COPYRIGHT 1996 BY KANTRONICS INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
DUPLICATION PROHIBITED WITHOUT PERMISSION OF KANTRONICS.
INTFACE was NEWUSER
PACLEN was 128/128
INTFACE was TERMINAL
There will be no 'cmd:' response but the TNC will be in KISS mode
To take the TNC out of KISS mode, send escapekiss.bin to it with a terminal program.