15320Re: [tracker2] Anything new for Dayton
- Mar 6, 2013I'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.
On 3/5/2013 11:24 PM, Brandon Tibbitts wrote:
> 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.
> Just a thought I had,
> From: Scott Miller scott@... <mailto:scott%40opentrac.org>>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <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.
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