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MASTR III on Packet


Aug 24, 2013
Maryland Shore
Working on a side project and wondering if anyone has used a MASTR III for packet radio. Debating on using a spare one for the VHF packet side of a Winlink RMS with a KPC3. Main concern is if the TX/RX relay would present any issues in it's switching speed.


Technischer Guru
Sep 22, 2002
Wasn't exactly packet radio, but we used to run the AVL data for our county engineer on a MASTR III at a considerably higher baud rate than the 1200 baud of packet. Worked like a charm.

Only reason we're not still using it is the AVL system went obsolete and the Engineer went with cellular for the replacement. We repurposed the repeater as an emergency backup for the Sheriff.