PacTerm 98 for Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT released!
New 32 bit Windows based TNC Terminal program is available NOW!
Lawerence , Kansas and Florence, Alabama. Febuary 1, 1998: Kantronics and W4PCSoftware announce PacTerm 98, the new 32 bit Windows terminal program for the Kantronics TNCs is now available. This new program takes advantage of the new features in Windows 95 and Windows NT, and integrates these features with the 'Host Mode' of the Kantronics wireless modems (TNCs).
PacTerm 98 will requires Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows NT with 8 meg of ram and 6 megabytes of free hard drive space. The program supports Com1 through Com35 and has 'point and click' commands for the VHF or HF modes that the Kantronics TNCs support. The program is written in robust C++, using the Microsoft Foundation Class Library.
A preview version of PacTerm 98 has been in use since November, 1997 and has been downloaded and used by over 2500 hams. The installed base of users that purchased the Preview version will be able to upgrade to the release version at no additional charge.
A suggested retail price of $69.95 will be offered to the amateur radio community for PacTerm 98. Purchase can be made through Kantronics. The program also offers a demo mode which, while limited in functionality, will be free. Demo mode for packet only will allow single port, multi stream packet operation for the Kantronics TNC line. Purchase of the full featured version will include a free upgrade to all updates up to version 2.0; hence users need not have to worry about upgrade costs and fixes with a version 1.x product.
The program is now available for downloading from the web at two addresses. http://www.cssincorp.com/pacterm and http://www.kantronics.com.
PacTerm 98 for Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT host mode terminal program for the Kantronics TNCs takes advantage of the true multitasking capabilities of Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT and uses standard Windows commands for ease of use. From CW to HF packet, from single- to dual-port TNCs, it's now more fun to use the digital modes of amateur radio. Capabilities include:
G-TOR® and G-TOR monitoring
Kantronics is on the web at http://www.kantronics.com and W4PCSoftware is at http://www.cssincorp.com
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