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by kb9mwr
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: DMR/MotoTRBO
Topic: The AUCTUS A6: the chip enabling inexpensive DMR
Replies: 0
Views: 118

The AUCTUS A6: the chip enabling inexpensive DMR

Technical article on what enables a cheap DMR radio:

https://jhart99.com/auctus-a6/
by kb9mwr
Sat May 22, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Generic Chatter
Topic: AD8DP
Replies: 0
Views: 164

AD8DP

In this episode of Linux In the Hamshack, Doug, AD8DP is interviewed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze-OVZ6Nb5E

Cool guy
by kb9mwr
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Generic Chatter
Topic: Interesting stuff in "Advanced" Amateur Radio
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: Interesting stuff in "Advanced" Amateur Radio

Steve, N8GNJ also has some stuff at superpacket.org https://www.superpacket.org/2021/04/welcome-tag-nw-it-readers.html When I read of his latest there reminded me of why I like reading what he'd write. Simple put; He thinks like me. Amateur Radio exists to provide a portion of spectrum for personal,...
by kb9mwr
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Generic Chatter
Topic: Interesting stuff in "Advanced" Amateur Radio
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Interesting stuff in "Advanced" Amateur Radio

I used to read Steve's columns in CQ-VHF.

He seems to have recently revived his blog that was long time dormant:

https://www.n8gnj.org/2021/02/them-that ... ed-v2.html
by kb9mwr
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Broadband-Hamnet
Topic: Mesh networking in Brown County
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Mesh networking in Brown County

A couple years ago WPS changed out everyones electric and gas meters. They use 900 MHz, so that band is pretty noisy now. Even prior to this I wasn't able to get much further on 900 MHz until I added amplifiers. The lower you go in frequency the larger the fresnel zone, so I am not meeting that, and...
by kb9mwr
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Broadband-Hamnet
Topic: Mesh networking in Brown County
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Mesh networking in Brown County

I've tried a number of things over the years. Basically you need to have access to a number of good sites (100 ft) or you really aren't going to get the stuff to go very far. The terrain here vs elsewhere is pretty flat, and we have some pretty good mature trees. Without getting above the trees you ...
by kb9mwr
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Generic Chatter
Topic: dn42
Replies: 1
Views: 717

dn42

I stumbled into this and found it rather interesting:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decentralized_network_42

https://dn42.eu/Home
by kb9mwr
Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: ax.25
Topic: LoRA the Ax.25 alternative
Replies: 0
Views: 859

LoRA the Ax.25 alternative

This looks like it could be a cheaper goTenna option: https://heltec.org/project/wifi-lora-32/ --Other LoRA stuff: Prior to play with 433 LoraWAN, you had to do it with an inexpensive Arduino shield. http://www.seeedstudio.com/Dragino-LoRa-Shield-support-433M-frequency-p-2672.html https://static1.sq...
by kb9mwr
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: ax.25
Topic: Fox Valley Packet Radio Node / BBS
Replies: 6
Views: 2309

Re: Fox Valley Packet Radio Node / BBS

Handful? One for each band, then channel bond them?

I might be interested in putting something on the air at some point.
by kb9mwr
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Generic Chatter
Topic: Zello on Linux
Replies: 1
Views: 1180

Re: Zello on Linux

As Matt knows I have been trying to get this running, mostly for Bob as I believe he does a private scanner feed over Zello. https://forums.radioreference.com/threads/zello-feed-from-a-raspberry-pi.397574/page-2#post-3332366 Use the 2020-05-27-raspios-buster-full-armhf image... (Create a blank file ...