Injecting CTCSS with PiTone

As faithful readers of the (very occasional) posts to this site, there is a series on modifying and using the Yaesu DR-1X repeaters. One of the latest hacks that’s been done to one is the use of a D2A board and PiTone to inject the needed CTCSS tone into the…

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KE8LDH On the Air

KE8LDH 442.5125 MHz is back on the air. Currently it is setup as a (very) low profile machine in the Norton area. Due to failure of the MMVDM board and current lack of interest in buying a new one, the machine is back on the air as a standard analog…

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KE8LDH Offline

442.5125 MHz KE8LDH in Akron is currently offline due to a radio failure. With access concerns and COVID, there is no ETA on a full replacement. KE8LDH will be temporarily setup at a low profile site in Norton.

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XLX330 Transcoding Stabilized

After a long, hard slog against what is obviously a first-world problem, the stability problems with the XLX330 reflector’s transcoding has been resolved. Back in June, we started having problems with XLX330 being stable. It was originally moved from his home at the repeater site due to heat. And since…

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WW8TF-15 Converted to 2-Way iGate

WW8TF-15 has been converted from a one-way relay iGate to a two-way iGate. Currently the iGate will only relay “message”-class items from the Internet to the APRS digipeaters but that will be expanded to a few other classes in the near future. It will relay all item classes from the…

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