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15320Re: [tracker2] Anything new for Dayton

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  • Scott Miller
    Mar 6, 2013
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      I'm not really concerned with making a repeater to actually serve users
      - I'd only need it as a test bed. For starters I can probably just run
      low power and separate the antennas as much as possible.

      Scott

      On 3/5/2013 11:24 PM, Brandon Tibbitts wrote:
      > Scott,
      >
      > You may consider running or supporting the smaller space consuming radio
      > to radio type repeater, such as the ones using two GM300 radios or
      > similar to create a small and lightweight repeater.
      >
      > These seem to be popping up alot.
      >
      > I'm not exactly sure if it'd be any different than a fullscale repeater.
      > Maybe.
      >
      > Just a thought I had,
      >
      > Brandon
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Scott Miller scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>
      > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 3:31 PM
      > Subject: Re: [tracker2] Anything new for Dayton
      >
      > > Are you talking about something like the combo Raspi with
      > > the piggybacked APRS modules?
      >
      > Not a pi, though the thought had crossed my mind. It's a Freescale
      > Coldfire-based unit running a very lightweight RTOS.
      >
      > > Are you looking for something like a Celwave flat pack?
      > >
      > > The one I have is for UHF but they are available for VHF as well
      > > (Chinese versions are about $99.)
      >
      > Ideally I suppose I'd like to have a complete repeater, including
      > cavities, with a common ham controller for comparison. It's been years
      > since I've touched a duplex repeater and I've never been the operator of
      > one. It's a field I've been reluctant to get into because of the
      > support requirements that are likely to come with it, but the ADS-SR1
      > already has 90% of the code written and debugged that it needs to be a
      > decent repeater controller, and the new unit will have more than enough
      > capability on the hardware side to do all of that and a lot of stuff
      > that I haven't seen so far in existing controllers, like IP linking.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      >
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