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RE: [irlp-embedded] IDer script question

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  • Rick Bates
    I don t know what came with your node, but http://irlp.kk7av.com/add-ons/51-cwid will provide what you need. It will by default, ID on connect, every ten
    Message 1 of 6 , May 27, 2011

      I don’t know what came with your node, but http://irlp.kk7av.com/add-ons/51-cwid will provide what you need.  It will by default, ID on connect, every ten minutes during activity and on disconnect.  Exactly like the FCC wants for US ops.  It is preconfigured to be polite and can use the AUX lines for tripping the transmitter.  It works quite well.

       

      Every ten minutes while not active constitutes a beacon, which we’re not supposed to do (there are exceptions).

       

      Rick WA6NHC

      IRLP 7962

      EchoIRLP WA6NHC-L

       


      From: N5kf@...

      There is an ID script that came with the computer (EchoIRLP), but it only seems to ID when the radio is first active with a call coming in, never after that.

       

      Is there a setting for this where it will ID every 10 minutes or so, or when closing down the link?

       

      Thanks,

       

      Bob, N5KF

      IRLP Node 3437

      Echolink Node 588845

    • Keith VE7GDH
      Bob N5KF wrote... ... You could make an entry in custom.crons to have it ID every X minutes. I have mine ID every half hour between 8 AM and 8 PM. Don t forget
      Message 2 of 6 , May 28, 2011
        Bob N5KF wrote...

        > There is an ID script that came with the computer (EchoIRLP), but it
        > only seems to ID when the radio is first active with a call coming in,
        > never after that.
        >
        > Is there a setting for this where it will ID every 10 minutes or so, or
        > when closing down the link?

        You could make an entry in custom.crons to have it ID every X minutes.
        I have mine ID every half hour between 8 AM and 8 PM.

        Don't forget to do an "update files" after editing the file, and if you didn't
        upgrade the node to the larger 2 GB flash drive with CentOS 5, you
        would also have to do a "flash_sync" (as root) after making the changes.

        Keith VE7GDH
        Node 1148
      • craiginhouston
        ... Bob, below is a script I wrote that ID s the embedded node. It also displays the countdown information on the screen. I found it to be a great tool for
        Message 3 of 6 , May 28, 2011
          N5kf wrote:
          >
          > There is an ID script that came with the computer,
          > but it only seems to ID when the radio is first
          > active with a call coming in, never after that.
          >
          > Is there a setting for this where it will ID every 10
          > minutes or so....
          >
          > Thanks,
          >
          > Bob, N5KF
          > IRLP Node 3437
          > Echolink Node 588845
          >

          Bob, below is a script I wrote that ID's the embedded node. It also displays the countdown information on the screen. I found it to be a great tool for introducing my friends to linux scripts.

          Craig
          K1BDX
          Houston, Texas
          IRLP node 3770

          --------------------------------------------


          #!/bin/bash


          trigger=60
          sleep_time=1200

          echo "Craig's automatic ID script is running"
          echo -n "Is the node busy? Checking = 0"
          echo -e -n '\010'

          while [ true ]
          do
          x=0
          while [ $x -le $trigger ]
          do
          if $BIN/cosstate ; then xx=0
          else
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          x=0
          fi
          if $BIN/pttstate ; then

          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi

          echo -n $x
          x=$(( $x + 1 ))
          sleep 1

          else

          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi

          x=0


          fi
          done

          x=0
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -n " " ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi


          echo " "
          echo "ID THE NODE HERE!!!!"

          /home/irlp/features/morse_id/id_now

          echo " "
          echo "waiting for activity on the node"
          sleep 1

          while $BIN/pttstate
          do
          sleep 2
          done

          echo " "
          echo "ACTIVITY FOUND!!!"
          sleep 1
          echo " "



          echo " "
          echo "Sleep for ten minutes"


          # ########################################################
          # THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE SLEEP PORTION OF THE SCRIPT
          # ########################################################

          echo " "
          echo -n "Sleeping for ten minutes = 0"
          echo -e -n '\010'

          x=0
          while [ $x -le $sleep_time ]
          do
          if [ $x -gt 0 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 10 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi
          if [ $x -gt 100 ] ; then echo -e -n '\010' ; fi

          echo -n $x
          x=$(( $x + 1 ))
          sleep 1
          done


          echo " "
          echo "we are awake after the ten minute sleep and ready to ID again"

          # ##################################################
          # THIS IS THE END OF THE SLEEP PORTION OF THE SCRIPT
          # ##################################################

          echo " "
          echo -n "Is the node busy? Checking = 0"
          echo -e -n '\010'

          done

          exit 1
        • ve7ltd
          Have a look at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/irlp-embedded/message/877 This is the interval ID script I made for the embedded nodes back in 2008. Dave Cameron
          Message 4 of 6 , May 28, 2011
            Have a look at:

            http://groups.yahoo.com/group/irlp-embedded/message/877

            This is the interval ID script I made for the embedded nodes back in 2008.

            Dave Cameron

            --- In irlp-embedded@yahoogroups.com, N5kf@... wrote:
            >
            > There is an ID script that came with the computer (EchoIRLP), but it only
            > seems to ID when the radio is first active with a call coming in, never
            > after that.
            >
            > Is there a setting for this where it will ID every 10 minutes or so, or
            > when closing down the link?
            >
            > Thanks,
            >
            > Bob, N5KF
            > IRLP Node 3437
            > Echolink Node 588845
            >
          • Keith VE7GDH
            Dave VE7LTD wrote... ... The instructions in that message were... wget ftp.irlp.net/pub/interval_id However wget wasn t able to grab the file. I looked in my
            Message 5 of 6 , May 29, 2011
              Dave VE7LTD wrote...

              > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/irlp-embedded/message/877

              The instructions in that message were...

              wget ftp.irlp.net/pub/interval_id

              However wget wasn't able to grab the file. I looked in my browser
              to verify that the file existed. I then discovered that the following
              would work...

              wget ftp://ftp.irlp.net/pub/interval_id

              Keith VE7GDH
              Node 1148
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