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by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

RE: Digital Amateur

Interesting dilemma. On the one hand, all amateurs have an FCC ID that is required when they are on the air. On the other hand, D-Star users are finding that if they have multiple radios, or more importantly, a radio and a repeater, the one call will not work for them and they need a unique id for ...
by SquireJohn-p40
Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

I am not sold on the idea of a proprietary digital format. I am not sold on the idea of a single manufacturer spec for digital. You might enjoy: Thoughts on Open Source vs. Proprietary Techonology and D-STAR http://k7ve.ampr.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13&Itemid=26
by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

Ham Radio for Emergency Use

The only part of a stake conference link that would be questionable is the music and that should be alright because it is a digital transmission. I think this one has been addressed and the fact that the music is digitally encoded does not permit it to be sent over amateur radio. Using Amateur Radi...
by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

Lets take this idea into a real disaster area, the gulf coast after Katrina. We had two jump teams from our stake (The Huntsville Alabama Stake of Zion) that arrived within hours after the storm had passed through. There was no power, no phone, no internet, no cell phones, no running water, no stre...
by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

D-Star Homebrew

Though still not "full up" a D-STAR homebrew radio has been built. See: http://www.moetronix.com/dstar/ There are other projects underway, including Open Source software and hardware designs. Hams are not Public Safety ... there are several aspects of APCO25 that I find incompatible with the main pu...
by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Can headquarters be reached via VoIP?
Replies: 19
Views: 7777

However my concern is what happens when: * The power goes out * The asterisk box crashes * The ATA goes haywire * Someone dials 911 What's the best solution to fall back to the normal POTS line and ensure that if the technology goes haywire the line can be freed up for a 911 call even if it were up...
by SquireJohn-p40
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: Integrated Asterisk VoIP & Amateur Radio
Replies: 62
Views: 24015

D-Star and Asterisk

Utah D-Star Users http://groups.google.com/group/utah-d-star-users I will be presenting a pretty complete review of D-Star at the Utah Amateur Radio Club (probably the September 6th meeting) and at Oquirrh Lake Radio Club (Daybreak - South Jordan, UT, maybe Aug. 11th). If you want to learn about th...

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