David Cappello (KG5EIU)

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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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ZUMSpot ver .6 Unboxing

ZUMSpot ver .6
ZUMSpot ver .6 with 1.3 OLED HotSpot

More unboxing photos and notes in my flickr gallery.

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Introduction To Pi-Star HotSpots


Here is a short slide deck on getting started with Pi-Star , MMDVM and HotSpots.  This was presented at Tech Net On The Hill 2018 with the Dallas Amateur Radio Club (DARC).

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Digital HotSpots For Ham Radio Presentation


Here is a short slide presentation about Digital HotSpots For HAM Radio – That Bill KF5ZBL and I presented to The Richardson Amateur Radio Club at their August 2018 club meeting.

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IP Discover ZUMspot/Pi-Star On Local Lan


This is a short guide on using an iphone/ipad App to discover ZUMSpots running Pi-Star on your local lan with this tool you can glean/discover the IP address along with the MAC address of your hotspot running pi-star

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ZUMSpot With Pi-Star

Zumspot BoardA very short slide-show overview of a ZUMspot with Pi-Star software/image running on a Raspberry  Pi – An open-source multi-protocol UHF HAM Radio HotSpot. Protocol support for DMR, D-Star, System Fusion (YSF), P-25 and NXDN.  Click below for slide-show.

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