Tech Articles

This is an index of all technical articles published by the Wayne Technical Fanatics.

KE8LDH 442.5125 News

Antenna for KE8LDH and WW8TF-15 KE8LDH 442.5125+ is back on the air for real! After previously bringing the repeater back ...
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Injecting CTCSS with PiTone

As faithful readers of the (very occasional) posts to this site, there is a series on modifying and using the ...
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/ / Technical

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 ...
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/ / News, Technical
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More XLX330 Changes

Unfortunately, a few weeks after XLX330 Transcoding Stabilized the system starting having problems again. The problems continued to be primarily ...
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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 ...
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/ / Technical
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More Updates – Transcoding Reflector

Back in August, I posed about some internal changes to the XLX330 Megalink transcoding reflector. The problem attempting to be ...
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/ / Technical

Building an APRS IGate

Updated: 2020-11-15 (typos, add note on use of alsamixer, add to igate script to create tmux directory for systems that ...
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/ / Technical

WOOSTR APRS digi on the air

The WOOSTR APRS digi went on the air October 16th, 2020, and serves Wayne and surrounding counties and the greater ...
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/ / Repeater Status, Technical
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Updates to the Transcoding Reflector

Back in March, the build and configuration of the XLX330 reflector was discussed in depth. Since then, to keep costs ...
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DR-1X Repeater Mods for Analog + Allstar

This is the second in a series of three planned articles discussing the modification of Yaesu DR-1X repeaters for solid, ...
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/ / Technical
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Building a Transcoding XLX Reflector Pi

These directions should aid in building a complete, production-ready XLXD transcoding reflector using the XLX Multiprotocol Gateway software by Jean-Luc ...
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/ / Technical

Recordings from 2020 Ohio ARES VHF Simplex Contest

The 2020 Ohio ARES VHF Simplex contest was a lot of fun for all of us that participated. You can ...
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/ / Contests, Technical

DR-1X Repeater Modifications for Digital Voice + Pi-STAR

This is the third in a series of three planned articles discussing the modification of Yaesu DR-1X repeaters for solid, ...
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/ / Technical

Yaesu DR-1X Repeater Modification: Common Concerns

First Published: December 23, 2019Last Update: December 31, 2019 This is the first in a series of three planned articles ...
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Public Availability of the Megalink Reflector

WTF is pleased to announce the public availability of the Megalink Reflector for the D-STAR radio system. See the Megalink ...
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/ / Technical, Uncategorized

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