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Connection to HAMNET

Two weeks ago I placed a Mikrotik RBSXT-5nDr2 on the roof of my house. Yesterday I managed to get the HAMNET connection from my house to the Alticom Tower in Ijsselstein. My public 44.x.x.x ip address is operational now!                           The distance between my …

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Yesterday I received my new DMR radio.

Yesterday I received my new PD-36X DMR radio!

BETA version of ircDDB remote for iPhone/iPad available!

Hi, After a few nights and weekends coding in Objective C and Swift I finished the first BETA version of the ircDDB remote for IOS. For anyone who wants to test the BETA. Please sent me an email ( info@pd7l.nl ) with your apple id email adres! Apple provides an BETA deployment solution that only …

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Working on a iPhone/Ipad version of ircddbremote

First impression of the app. Most of the code i rewrote from Java to Objective C and the basic functionality is working now. The biggest challenge is the screen layouts ( iphone 4, iphone 5, iphone 6, ipad2, ipad 3 and all in landscape and portrait ). Yes.. I am colour-blind.. I hope it’s blue …

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Mikrotik HOWTO’s

Mikrotik HOWTO’s Really great site with Mikrotik HOWTO’s. My favorite SOHO firewall!!

SSH button for android

Today i deployed a new android application called SSH button. With the SSH button application you can send ssh commands to linux hosts via a button on your android device. Simply create a new button and add the command you want to sent to the linux device. You can specify per button: – Label ( …

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Control your FT-897 with a python script

Tonight I was wandering if there was a way to control my Yaesu FT-897D with a python script from my Windows machine.. You can also do this from your Linux machine of course ( than use /dev/ttyUSB0 ).. My Yaesu FT-897D was connected to the COM5 of my windows 7 machine. Keep in mind that you …

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DSTAR arduino shield ( DVMEGA )

Yes! The new Dstar arduino shield ( DVMEGA ) has arrived ( dec 2013 )!! The Shield must be placed on an Arduino Mega or Arduino UNO ( not included ). The DVMega has more functionality than the red dongle and it is much cheaper!! You can use the DVMega shield for 2M and 70CM!! The DVMega …

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