G4KLX on Raspberry Pi B+

Mid 2014 saw the latest Raspberry Pi model B+ released and everyone received emails advertising this new beauty.

Amongst the new features is an extended GPIO connector, 2 extra USB ports, microSD and reduced power consumption. 

Raspberry Pi B+
Raspberry Pi B+

Apart from the new features my propellor hea...

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Pi-Star How To: improve uPnP port forwarding

The Pi-Star default image includes a UPNP Service handler (/usr/local/sbin/pistar-upnp.service) which utilises the upnpc command to deploy port forwarding on the network router. Unfortunately the service handler in Pi-Star 4.1.2 has a few [minor] drawbacks:

  1. the port forwards are not deleted up...
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Remote control (via phone) for gateway

With this application it is possible to control the ircDDB gateway software from Jonathan Naylor G4KLX remotely via an android or IOS device. You can connect and disconnect with your own ircDDB gateway to every D-star reflector, hotspot or call without holding your dstar transceiver.

Here is the l...

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Starboard GMSK modem CD and SQL signals

Some of the Moencomm Star*Board signals are not very well documented so this brief article documents some of the information I received from Jim Moen:

The Carrier Detect (CD) / Squelch (SQL) output from a radio can be used by the Star*Board but Jim Moen's standard board setup does not use the radi...

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