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Re: Sound Card Settings RX inactive

 

Dieter,

This typically means you have another program running that has the UDRC mapped under ALSA.  Make sure dstarrepeater/dstarrepaterd are stopped before running dstarrepeaterconfig.

Also there is a sub-group specifically for the udrc which you may want to use in the future.



On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 4:14 AM, <mail@...> wrote:

Hi there,

(small?) problem:

- Software Configuration D-Star Repeater -> Sound Card Settings -> RX Device inactive grey

- Software Configuration D-Star Repeater -> Sound Card Settings -> TX Device no UDRC

Step 7 aplay -l is ok, UDRC found.

Thanks for any help...

Best regards, Dieter OE9VVV (Europe) www.c4fm.at & www.DSTAR.at 




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Sound Card Settings RX inactive

mail@...
 

Hi there,

(small?) problem:

- Software Configuration D-Star Repeater -> Sound Card Settings -> RX Device inactive grey

- Software Configuration D-Star Repeater -> Sound Card Settings -> TX Device no UDRC

Step 7 aplay -l is ok, UDRC found.

Thanks for any help...

Best regards, Dieter OE9VVV (Europe) www.c4fm.at & www.DSTAR.at 



Re: Event: John - K7VE Presentation at Great Salt Lake Hamfest, Saturday, 9 July 2016 #cal-invite

 

The time is for local Mountain Time. (The invite used Pacific Time.)

Event: John - K7VE Presentation at Great Salt Lake Hamfest, Saturday, 9 July 2016 #cal-invite

Nw-Digital-Radio Calendar <main@...>
 
Edited

Invitation:
John - K7VE Presentation at Great Salt Lake Hamfest

When:
Saturday, 9 July 2016
1:30pm to 2:30pm
America/Mountain

Where:
9750 300 W, Sandy, UT 84070 (Salt Lake CC - Larry H Miller Campus Room PSET 116)

Description:

DIGITAL VOICE AND DATA NETWORKING MODES AND DIRECTION

John Hays – K7VE (PSET 116)

This session will provide: A comparison of the various Digital Voice modes: D-STAR, DMR, Fusion, and Codec-2, A short overview of how to economically establish a multi-mode digital voice repeater, A peek into emerging networks for amateur radio.

Topic: Emergency Communications, VHF, UHF, Digital Modes, Appropriate for beginners

http://www.thegreatsaltlakehamfest.org/

Re: How can I make a DSTAR and or Fusion hotspot for portable mobile operation?

 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 3:08 PM, John Hays <john@...> wrote:
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 06:55 am, Gary Ramon wrote:

All,


I would like to make something like the DV Mega dualband radio board on a R-PI using NW digital products.  What is the hardware and software requirements?  I am interested in DSTAR, C4FM and DMR reflectors via cell phone WIFI.  Can it be done today?

73 de Gary K3IH



There is not a complete application to accomplish all of these systems on NW Digital Radio products at this time.

The UDRC and ThumbDV/PiDV could certainly be a part of such an application.




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K7VE

PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223
   

Re: How can I make a DSTAR and or Fusion hotspot for portable mobile operation?

 

On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 06:55 am, Gary Ramon wrote:

All,


I would like to make something like the DV Mega dualband radio board on a R-PI using NW digital products.  What is the hardware and software requirements?  I am interested in DSTAR, C4FM and DMR reflectors via cell phone WIFI.  Can it be done today?

73 de Gary K3IH



There is not a complete application to accomplish all of these systems on NW Digital Radio products at this time.

The UDRC and ThumbDV/PiDV could certainly be a part of such an application.

Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

Paul Johnson
 

Peter,

I am using the UDRC with a PI3 and the standard micro-USB supply
that came with the PI3. Works just fine. No extra power supply
connections required.

pi@pi3:~ $ uname -a
Linux pi3 4.4.10-v7+ #1 SMP Tue May 17 11:18:40 UTC 2016 armv7l
pi@pi3:~ $ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: ALSA [bcm2835 ALSA], device 0: bcm2835 ALSA [bcm2835 ALSA]
Subdevices: 8/8
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
Subdevice #2: subdevice #2
Subdevice #3: subdevice #3
Subdevice #4: subdevice #4
Subdevice #5: subdevice #5
Subdevice #6: subdevice #6
Subdevice #7: subdevice #7
card 0: ALSA [bcm2835 ALSA], device 1: bcm2835 ALSA [bcm2835
IEC958/HDMI]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: udrc [udrc], device 0: Universal Digital Radio Controller
tlv320aic32x4-hifi-0 []
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0


regards

Paul VE7DHM

On Mon, 2016-07-04 at 07:39 +1000, Peter Schrader wrote:
HI Steve,



Thanks for the quick reply, the micro-USB supply to the PI3 is 3A
capable.



The instructions are not that precise on whether the UDRC requires a
separate supply, did I miss something fundamental here?



Can I surmise that there are a few supply options

1. UDRC draws power from the PI3 40way GPIO?

2. PI3 is powered from the UDRC when 12VDC is connected to the
+12V pad adjacent to the Dsub15 connector?

3. Both are required?



Cheers,

Peter – VK4EA



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Sent: Monday, 4 July 2016 1:52 AM
To: main@nw-digital-radio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nw-digital-radio] No UDRC listed after aplay -l



Are you using a wall wart or the 12 volts on the UDRC? If the wall
wart, is it a 2 amp or better?




Just an idea...



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Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

 

Hello Peter,

What kind of repeater are you using or is this a hot spot config?

Further question:  Are you using the 15 pin connection or the mini-din?

Aug

AG5AT

Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

 

Might want to move this discussion over to the subgroup at https://nw-digital-radio.groups.io/g/udrc

On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 2:45 PM, John Hays <k7ve@...> wrote:
It is not normal for the udrc to not be listed when you do an 'aplay -l' -- I am assuming you have completely removed power and reapplied it at some point.

If, by chance, you have another Pi 2 or 3 give it a go on it.  (Just move the microSD card and udrc).  If it still doesn't display, contact support@... for next steps.


On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 2:39 PM, Peter Schrader <vk4ea@...> wrote:

HI Steve,

 

Thanks for the quick reply, the micro-USB supply to the PI3 is 3A capable.

 

The instructions are not that precise on whether the UDRC requires a separate supply, did I miss something fundamental here?

 

Can I surmise that there are a few supply options

1.       UDRC draws power from the PI3 40way GPIO?

Yes
 

2.       PI3 is powered from the UDRC when 12VDC is connected to the +12V pad adjacent to the Dsub15 connector?

Yes
 

3.       Both are required?


No and not recommended that both be fed at the same time. 

 

Cheers,

Peter – VK4EA

 



John D. Hays
K7VE

PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223
   




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Director

PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223 
  

Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

 

It is not normal for the udrc to not be listed when you do an 'aplay -l' -- I am assuming you have completely removed power and reapplied it at some point.

If, by chance, you have another Pi 2 or 3 give it a go on it.  (Just move the microSD card and udrc).  If it still doesn't display, contact support@... for next steps.


On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 2:39 PM, Peter Schrader <vk4ea@...> wrote:

HI Steve,

 

Thanks for the quick reply, the micro-USB supply to the PI3 is 3A capable.

 

The instructions are not that precise on whether the UDRC requires a separate supply, did I miss something fundamental here?

 

Can I surmise that there are a few supply options

1.       UDRC draws power from the PI3 40way GPIO?

Yes
 

2.       PI3 is powered from the UDRC when 12VDC is connected to the +12V pad adjacent to the Dsub15 connector?

Yes
 

3.       Both are required?


No and not recommended that both be fed at the same time. 

 

Cheers,

Peter – VK4EA

 



John D. Hays
K7VE

PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223
   

Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

Peter Schrader
 

HI Steve,

 

Thanks for the quick reply, the micro-USB supply to the PI3 is 3A capable.

 

The instructions are not that precise on whether the UDRC requires a separate supply, did I miss something fundamental here?

 

Can I surmise that there are a few supply options

1.       UDRC draws power from the PI3 40way GPIO?

2.       PI3 is powered from the UDRC when 12VDC is connected to the +12V pad adjacent to the Dsub15 connector?

3.       Both are required?

 

Cheers,

Peter – VK4EA

 

From: main@nw-digital-radio.groups.io [mailto:main@nw-digital-radio.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Sampson
Sent: Monday, 4 July 2016 1:52 AM
To: main@nw-digital-radio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nw-digital-radio] No UDRC listed after aplay -l

 

Are you using a wall wart or the 12 volts on the UDRC? If the wall wart, is it a 2 amp or better?

 

Just an idea...

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Re: No UDRC listed after aplay -l

Steve Sampson
 

Are you using a wall wart or the 12 volts on the UDRC? If the wall wart, is it a 2 amp or better?

Just an idea...

No UDRC listed after aplay -l

Peter Schrader
 

Hi there,

 

Forgive this NOOB question, I have just received the UDRC pi-hat and a brand new Raspberry PI3.

 

My intent is to setup a dual VHF/UHF 1200/9600 APRS igate/digipeater.  I am starting with the 9600 APRS first and quickly ran into a problem.  I cannot see the UDRC card listed.

 

 

Am I the only one with this issue?  And yes the card is plugged in correctly.

 

Cheers,

Peter  - VK4EA

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Re: PiDV / DV3000 schematic or pinout

abe@...
 

Thanks, John.  

Re: PiDV / DV3000 schematic or pinout

 

On Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 6:41 PM, <abe@...> wrote:

Is there a schematic or pinout available the PiDV / DV3000? I couldn't find it on the product website. 




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PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223 
  

PiDV / DV3000 schematic or pinout

abe@...
 

Is there a schematic or pinout available the PiDV / DV3000? I couldn't find it on the product website. 

Re: PiDV + UDRC = Dstar, Fusion, P25, DMR?

 

It is possible to make the connections (either a PiDV or just use a ThumbDV in one of the USB ports), but the applications to operate all of those protocols do not currently exist.

The AMBE-3000 is the vocoder, it doesn't provide any of the radio protocols, it turns voice into AMBE and AMBE into voice, the rest is handled in applications.

Also there is some intellectual property attached to some of the commercial protocols that should be licensed.

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 5:14 PM, <abe@...> wrote:

Would it be possible to attach the PiDV board to one of the vacant headers on the UDRC to make a board capable of receiving all AMBE3000R based protocols, connecting the beast to a VHF/UHF radio such as the Icom IC-208H via the mini-DIN? 




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K7VE

PO Box 1223, Edmonds, WA 98020-1223 
  

PiDV + UDRC = Dstar, Fusion, P25, DMR?

abe@...
 

Would it be possible to attach the PiDV board to one of the vacant headers on the UDRC to make a board capable of receiving all AMBE3000R based protocols, connecting the beast to a VHF/UHF radio such as the Icom IC-208H via the mini-DIN? 

How can I make a DSTAR and or Fusion hotspot for portable mobile operation?

 

All,


I would like to make something like the DV Mega dualband radio board on a R-PI using NW digital products.  What is the hardware and software requirements?  I am interested in DSTAR, C4FM and DMR reflectors via cell phone WIFI.  Can it be done today?

73 de Gary K3IH