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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Hotspot remote reboot / shutdown

The ability reboot and shutdown your hotspot via the radio is a very handy function and helps comply with the remote "remote shutdown" requirement for repeaters.

To enable this functionality you need to change settings in 2 tabs of the repeater configuration.

"Control 1" Tab:

  1. Set Control to...
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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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