Tag: Allstar

Programming the radio module SA818

Before you can use it, the SA818 radio module needs to be programmed. This is a guide to program the SA818 radio module.


Connecting your TYT on a Raspberry-Pi

Over the years, I have made several Allstar, Echolink, and APRS nodes1. A few months ago, my friend JC (W6IPA) told me he wanted to build an Allstar node. I gave him this piece of advice: if I had to make a new Allstar node, I would create a …


Keeping your AllStar node cool

In a previous article I describe how I built a mobile Allstar node. I carry this node me with when I go to a meeting, or on a trip, leaving the node running in my car. California is a sunny state, and the inside of a car can get hot …


Mobile Allstar node

AllStar is a network of analog repeaters or nodes linked through the internet. It is based on a modified version of Asterisk, an open-source PBX software. Like for the telephone, numbers are assigned to users/node. This allows them to ‘dial-up’ other nodes and create temporary or permanent ‘conferences’. In …


Parachute Mobile for AllStar users.

Parachute mobile is all about the fun of jumping off a perfectly working airplane and share our thrill with our ham friends. Parachute mobile is also about tinkering with electronics and experimentations. Over the years we went from simple VHF contacts to HF contacts, APRS, video, and digital communication. Our …


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