About DEPN

The Delaware Packet Network (DEPN) objective is to document and promote the development of a RF-Linked Amateur Radio AX.25 Terrestrial Packet Network within the State of Delaware and surrounding areas.

We are interested in building a RF-linked ham radio packet network throughout the state of Delaware using the Terrestrial Amateur Radio Packet Network (TARPN) featuring BPQ Node, BBS and Conference Chat. If you are interested in setting up a TARPN BPQ Network Node, please contact us using the Contact page. More information on TARPN is available at http://www.tarpn.net

Currently, there are several 1200 bps AFSK stations in New Castle County, DE and Cecil County, MD with a TARPN BPQ Network Node (BRIANP) on 145.070 and 441.050. Active TARPN Nodes are documented on the Network Page. If you have a packet station currently on the air in/around Delaware, please send your station details using our Contact page.

Two Port TARPN node, ‘BRIANP’ located in New Castle, Delaware. Features Raspberry Pi 3B and two Nino N9600A3 TNC’s.

Port 5 – 145.070 1200 baud
Port 6 – 441.050 1200 baud

The NinoTNC N9600A is a USB interfaced 1200 baud (Bell 202) and 9600 baud (G3RUH) serial KISS TNC designed by Nino KK4HEJ for use in Amateur Radio packet data networks.

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More info at http://tarpn.net/t/nino-tnc/nino-tnc.html

Each TARPN installation includes a web server that runs the TARPN Home Web Application for accessing Node terminal, BBS and Conference Chat.

If your Amateur Radio Club, local to Delaware and surrounding areas, would like a demonstration at an upcoming meeting, please Contact Us to schedule a demonstration.

This site will be updated frequently – Last update: September 22, 2020