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.

RigReference Ham Radio Equipment

RigReference.com started in 2008 and is designed for and by Amateur Radio enthusiasts (hams). RigReference.com provides information about amateur radio equipment (rigs) and allows and encourages members to share their opinions about these rigs.

RigReference.com is and will be completely free of charge — no donations or hidden fees are required in order to use RigReference.com. Also, no annoying splash pages encourage you to do anything you don’t want. RigReference.com does use unobtrusive advertisements to generate the funds needed to keep the site up and running.

We invite you to explore and use this site, share your opinions and images and — most of all — have fun!


WorldTimeZone.com

WorldTimeZone.com has been operating on the World Wide Web for over 22 years receiving 60,000-80,000 visitors daily (200,000-300,000 page views per day) with an average of 4 page views per visitor. This translates into over 2 million visitors monthly with over 6 million page views.

WorldTimeZone.com was selected as Best Geography Websites/ Top 10 Sites of 2005 along with Google Local, World Climate, CIA World Factbook. 49,000 pages around the world, including the Library of Congress, NASA, IBM, Samsung Electronics, and National Geographic Traveler maintain links into WorldTimeZone.com.

WorldTimeZone.com has received the attention of prestigious national and international media outlets such as: BBC World radio, USA Today, International Herald Tribune, and The Sunday Times. MSNBC and CNN used WorldTimeZone.com for global coverage of the events leading up to the millennium celebration and Boeing uses the site for internal training purposes.

Additionally, WorldTimeZone.com is referenced in many travel books including: Hotel and Travel Almanac 2008, Travel to Fiji, Travel Planner and in educational books: Math Tools for Journalists, International Monetary Fund, Handbook of Space Astronomy, and Physical Geography, to name a few. John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd. (publisher) has included WorldTimeZone.com in two editions (2001 and 2009) of the classroom syllabus/studies book “Mathematics, Year 11, Math” for Queensland.


More will be added to this list over time