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Ammocan I-Gate

Posted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:40 pm
by kc9uhi
APRS I-Gate, APRS-IS Server, Mesh Node -- all contained in 50cal ammocan for easy deployment

Outside connections include 2 wifi antennas, SO-239 for radio, included power cord, ethernet.


Inside is WRT-54G mesh node, Motorola Radius SM50 VHF radio, Raspberry Pi and TNC-PI, 5v converter.


Parts List:
Raspberry Pi ... /TNCPi.htm
Plastic case from amazon: ... UTF8&psc=1 (many colors available)
12v/5v converter: ... ubec-45214 (shipping takes forever) -- I liked the higher amp capability of this 5v converter for future expansion options; old cell phone car chargers would work too.
RP-TNC Jumpers ... 1126502168

Raspberry Pi runs APRSC and APRX for i-gate and aprs-is functionality. Connected to wrt-54g mesh node for network connectivity