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Ham Radio

Upgrading AllStar Node’s Radio to Maxtrac

Maxtrac allstar node

Upgrading AllStar Node’s Radio to Maxtrac

Why Upgrading?

When someone gives you Motorola Maxtrac UHF version for free you take it without asking questions! The Maxtrac is reliable and robust radio and for quite a while I wanted to upgrade…
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Sending DTMF With Your Smartphone

Sending DTMF with your smartphone

Sending DTMF With Your Smartphone

Quick Tutorial

Ever found yourself in a situation that you wished for DTMF microphone? I did, many times. My Yaesu FT857 came with simple microphone and doesn’t have DTMF capabilities at all. Sometimes I need…
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Disabling Allstar IP Announcement on Boot

Disabling Allstar IP Announcement on Boot

Here’s a quick tip for how to disable the IP announcement when booting up Allstar. Navigate to /usr/local/etc and look for files named rc.allstar Edit this file and scroll to the bottom. Find the…
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Identify OpenSPOT local IP on foreign network

Identify OpenSPOT local IP on foreign network

What’s the problem?

Last year I wrote about the OpenSPOT and OpenWRT integration but now I encountered an issue. When I want to connect it to public WiFi network, I can connect it…
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