IrcDDB remote for android
With this application it is possible to control the ircDDB gateway software from Jonathan Naylor G4KLX remotely via an android device. You can connect and disconnect with your own ircDDB gateway to every D-star reflector, hotspot or call without holding your dstar transceiver.
Start the ircDDBgateway configuration editor on your PC/server.
- Goto the tab “remote”
- Set the tab Remote to Enabled
- Enter a password
- Set Port to 10022
Windows users: Press OK button and restart your computer or restart your ircDDBgateway application. Linux users: File -> save. Restart your computer or restart your ircDDBgateway service. If you don’t reboot or restart, the remote function will not work!
Download the ircDDB remote software at:
Now start the “ircDDB remote” app on your android device.
- press menu button
- goto Settings
- fill in the ip address or hostname of your ircDDB server
- fill in the Server Port 10022
- Fill in your password at Password.
If you have more than one ircddbgateway you can enable also the second server.
Using the application
Put your dstar transceiver on the frequency of your hotspot.
Connect via selection: Within the mainscreen select the repeater that you want to use. Now select from the pulldown menu’s the reflector that you want to connect. To connect press the arrow on the right. You will see the State change to Linked. Your ircddbgateway is now connected to the reflector. You can now communicate via your dstar transeiver.
Connect via manual input: Within the mainscreen enter the hotspot to connect to e.g. “PD0NUW B”. To connect press the arrow on the right. You will see the state change to Linked. Your ircddbgateway is now connected to the hotspot of PD0NUW. You can now communicate via your dstar tranceiver.
Add reflector to favorites: Within the mainscreen select the repeater that you want to use. Now press and hold the connect button to add the reflector to the favorites. ( you can also do this trick for the manual input ),.
Remove an entry from the favorites: Press and hold the reflector that you want to remove.
See my app on amateurlogic.tv !!! Thanks!!!
Thanks to Michael VK5ZEA there is also a great video with an explanation how to use the android application.
From within the car!
Manual in French ( Jean-François Ménard / VA2SS ) http://va2ss.com/2014/07/05/d-star-hotspot-repeaterircdbb-1-7-mise-a-jour/
If you have found a bug or want a new feature please email me.
You can also contact me if you want to test the BETA versions ( you need a google plus account on your phone for this ).
UPDATE: There is now also an iPhone/iPad version available on the Apple Store for free!!
Good luck and many thanks for using this application!!
David PA7LIM ( AKA PD7L )
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