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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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Replacing Yaesu FT-8500 Internal Battery

Replacing Yaesu FT-8500 Internal Battery

Yaesu FT-8500

Few days ago I received the Yaesu FT-8500, very old radio (the manual was printed in 1995 so I guess that’s the year this radio was produced). The radio is in good condition…
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Controlling Astersik and Raspberry Pi with DTMF

Controlling Astersik and Raspberry Pi with DTMF

Intro

Not long ago I got a call from fellow ham, he planed to travel far from home and wanted the ability to control his Allstar node in case of emergency situation. When…
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Using OpenSPOT On Multiple WiFi Networks

OpenSPOT

Using OpenSPOT On Multiple WiFi Networks

OpenSPOT

Recently, I got the first generation of SharkRF OpenSPOT. After using the DV4Mini with Raspberry Pi and LCD screen for few years, the OpenSPOT is significant upgrade. With my TYT MD380 (that’s how…
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