Links

Here are a list of links to Amateur Radio & Related site you might find useful


Pi-Star

Pi-Star is a software image built initially for the Raspberry Pi (produced by the Raspberry Pi Foundation).
The design concept is simple, provide the complex services and configuration for Digital Voice on Amateur radio in a way that makes it easily accessible to anyone just starting out, but make it configurable enough to be interesting for those of us who cant help but tinker.

Pi-Star can be what ever you want it to be, from a simple single mode hotspot running simplex providing you with access to the increasing number of Digital Voice networks, up to a public duplex multi-mode repeater!

The world is at your fingertips, and the choices are yours!

If you like to get your hands dirty, delve beneath the simple to use web based dashboard, Pi-Star provides some unique tools to make administration easy, but we also encourage those who want to understand what the system is and how it works to be as involved as they want to be!

Most importantly, have fun using Pi-Star!


ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast

The ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast is a free fortnightly radio talk style podcast for amateur / ham radio operators by amateur / ham radio operators.

Each episode we review the current news, discuss a technical feature and the hobby in general, and hear from our many listeners from around the world.


DAPNET

The DAPNET (Decentralised Amateur Paging Network) is a network operated by amateur radio enthusiasts. It is the new and further developed version of the FunkrufMaster. It consists of a decentralise server cluster feeding paging data to distributed transmitters. The most used frequency is 439.9875 MHz and the protocol is POCSAG. Common paging receivers are of type Skyper or AlphaPoc, but there exist others as well. As it is used on amateur radio frequencies, commercial use is forbidden.


BrandMiester

BrandMaster/BrandMeister is an operating software for Master servers participating in a worldwide infrastructure network of amateur radio digital voice systems.

  • If you are an amateur radio operator working in digital voice modes like D-Star, DMR, C4FM, APCO P25 or others (not all are supported yet!!). You do not need to know much about BrandMeister, and it’s very easy to operate on its infrastructure.
  • If you are an amateur radio operator that runs a repeater in your local area, you may be interested in learning some more about BrandMeister and how you can take part in it.

More will be added to this list over time