BlogSo this is working for me now. Keeping up-to-date with my
upstream github repositoryA quick fix if your virtual machine will not start. As long, as
you got the same configuration as me.Sometimes you just need to create your own files…The Z-Shell. I love it in combination with Prezto.This basically enabled signed commits for me again.One of the most useful reminder for me at the moment :pIf you can’t change the band edges on your Anytone radio change
the band setting in the codeplug so it matches.This is the setup that I use at my stationary hotspot at home.
I did not like the small screen and the small housing of my last
Hotspot so I decided to make a bigger housing where I needed a bigger
Look what I got myself up and running, with some major options to control the
hotspot just right off the screen itself. Make sure to install the
NextionDrivers when you use this layout - it offers way more
possibilities.An overview of how to mount your Pi-Star sdcard on a mac machine.I created a simple last-heard-dashboard for my small Nextion
screen. It currently shows the used slot, its origin (like Network or RF),
the callsign and the used talkgroup.This is a quick workaround to retrieve a DMRID on console or
terminal. This comes in handy when you don’t have a browser window open or
not even a graphical setup running. The script uses w3m to retrieve website
content from ham-digital.org. It’s also usable when piping its output to a
file.The short way of how I did this setup because it is a bit
different than the ones that I’ve seen for the older firmware version V8.This is a MMDVM_HS_Dual_Hat hotspot in duplex mode with DMRGateway
and an actual Pi-Star image. In this setup I use DMR+_IPSC2-OE-DMO and
BM_Germany_2622 as master servers. I also use DAPNET and
PiStar Remote.A quick notice about three very handy tools to optimize PNG
images on the command line. They work on linux and macOS. Use jpegtran
for JPG images.
I’m not the casual ham radio operator that always wanted to operate
his own ham radio station.
I tried CB once but had to travel quite a bit to
reach other stations (trucks on the highway for example). I’ve played with
SDR before and tried a few things with GNUradio and gqrx but I never got
deeper into this kind of things.