David Cappello (KG5EIU)

Adventures And Interests



HAM Radio Operator in St Paul TX, USA

IoT LoRaWAN Sensor Online

RAK7204 LoRaWAN Environmental Sensor
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Experimental XLX687 Reflector OnLine

XLX687 dashboard

An experimental multi-protocol reflector XLX687 that supports transcoding on Module A between DMR, D-Star and Fusion radios has been brought online that is open for any HAM operator to use. Reflector XLX687 also includes support for Icom radios with G3 Terminal mode via IP with NO external HotSpot/Pi-Star like the IC-9700 and the IC-705.

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VHF WinLink With IC-705 And Soundmodem TNC

WinLink VHF with Soundmodem

VHF Winlink is working good with the new Icom IC-705 and UZ7HO Soundmodem 1.05 software TNC using the optional CAT control files from the Icom IC-7300

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Using WinLink With Icom IC-9700 And Soundmodem TNC

Icom IC-9700 In FM-D mode for Winlink Express
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Picture Mode IC-9700

Short YouTube video showing you how to get into picture mode on the Icom IC-9700 HAM Radio using the new firmware v1.20 release early Oct 2019.

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Getting Started With Wires-X

A Very short overview of setting up a Yaesu Wires-X node – as presented at the Dallas Amateur Radio Club Tech Net On The Hill Sat Oct 19, 2019

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Icom IC-9700 Internal Terminal Mode

IC-9700 In Internal Terminal Mode

Using the new Icom IC-9700 in D-Star DV Internal Terminal mode and connecting to the multi-protocol XLX227 B reflector. Radio is running the latest firmware as of June 29, 2019 ver 1.11

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Icom 9700 Terminal Mode With PiStar

Icom 9700 In External Terminal Mode

Using the new Icom IC-9700 in DV terminal mode with the new beta version of Pi-Star 4.0 RC4 running on a Raspberry Pi for D-Star.

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Pi-Star Terminal Mode With Icom ID-51A Plus2

ID-51a Plus 2
ID-51A Plus2 Terminal Mode

Using a Icom ID-51a Plus 2 in terminal mode with the new beta version of Pi-Star 4.0 RC3 and a Raspberry Pi for D-Star.

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