Sending Special ASCII Characters Over RS-232 With Minicom?

Chris Maness chris at
Sun Jan 14 07:22:30 UTC 2007

I have a packet radio TNC (Kantronics KPC 3+) that needs to be sent 
special characters via minicom.  In Windows, they could be sent by 
holding the alt key and typing 192 then releasing.  What is the 
FreeBSD/Linux way of doing this.  I have tried to no avail.

Chris Maness
chris at

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