Jeffrey Kopcak - K8JTK
ARRL Ohio Section Technical Coordinator
The ARRL Technical Coordinator (TC) is a section-level official appointed by the Section Manager to coordinate all technical activities within the section.
For a section team to be effective in one of the most important arenas in Amateur Radio, technology, there must be a cadre of qualified, competent Technical Specialists (TS).
"Advancement of the radio art" is a profound obligation we incur under the rules of the FCC.
TSes help meet this obligation.
TS supports the TC in two main areas of responsibility:
Radio Frequency Interference and Technical Information.
Technical Specialist can specialize in certain specific technical areas, or can be generalists.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), also called IP telephony, is a method and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
Users... HH: ~7.8K, HoIP: ~1K, AW: ~200
The goal here should be to kick the proprietary protocols off the airwaves, replace DMR, Fusion, D-Star, etc. To do that, it’s not just good enough to be open, it has to be legitimately competitive.
AllStarLink is a network of Amateur Radio repeaters, remote base stations and hot spots accessible to each other via Voice over Internet Protocol
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Programs that support D-Star, DMR, System Fusion, P25, NXDN
Note: active Pi-STAR image W0CHP-PiStar-Dash (WPSD)
Tools and programs related to provisioning and operating Amateur Radio digital voice networks
XLX Multiprotocol Gateway Reflector Server is part of the software system for the D-Star Network
CQiNet is a family of programs that combine Ham Radio with the Internet using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology
This is a piece of software that implements an open-source, amateur radio networking protocol. It is not a network. It is not intended to be a network. It is not intended to replace or circumvent a network.
The mrefd reflector is for connecting M17 clients together.
... connect the various modes to an AllStar node or AllStar enabled repeater via USRP.
Info on connecting, systems, radios, status, and more: DVMIS @ K8JTK.org