Quick setup guide for winlink on vhfuhf with signalink on windows by o l i v e r k6 o l i last update 20180812 thank you, mi k e km6 kaq, s c o tt ki 6 f ho, br i. Used 2way or ham radio equipment is particularly applicable to packet radio. His answer was to design a udp packet to audio flow. There are may newer formats such as amtor, pactor, js8, js8call, and on and on. Network configuration manager ncm is designed to deliver powerful network configuration and compliance management. Or perhaps baofeng is doing some audio processing for voice clarity, which is interfering with packet decode. How to program a baofeng ham radio with chirp thesmokinape.
Windows computer with soundcard interface signalink usb or equiv. I have a baofeng uv5r handheld and also a moonraker mt270m that i use for mobile and portable. Episode 324 restoring valvetube gear icq amateur ham radio podcast. The uv5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen. This amateur radio web site explains how to use the agwpe utility program to send and receive packet using the sound card of your pc instead of a tnc. The baofeng uv82 series has upped the bar on affordable ham radio technology.
It can connect to the pi either via the pis serial port, or via the i2c protocol. On 2 meters the modems usually use afsk of 1200 baud and sometimes 9600 baud and on hf it is 300 baud. In my own personal rxtx igate and digipeter, i use an outdoor, external antenna connected to my baofeng. If you havent heard of aprs automatic packet reporting system then check out this video, to see what you can do with it. How to program a baofeng ham radio with chirp thesmokinape duration. Mirkit ftdi usb baofeng programming cable for flashing ham. Quick setup guide for winlink on vhfuhf with signalink on. So i decided to configure the tnc to work in rpr mode. Ive just got hold of a raspberry pi, and my first thoughts were that it would be interesting to try to get a nice packet radio station working without the overhead of a full computer running it. All bf series uv series gt series dm5r plus mobile car radio. He only needed a way to have the pc generate an audio signal to feed the radio. Client software for users of the automatic packet reporting system amateur radio network.
Although im using a uv3r transceiver, you can assemble this station with many other fm handhelds. Baofeng radio tnc packet radio cable the preppers voice. Use your baofeng vhf and uhf handheld radio for ham radio. Download baofeng radio software directly from our website to start updating all your radios with the very best programming software on the market. A video i made on how to programme the baofeng uv5r with chirp software and also how to.
Since its introduction the uv5r has seen a massive success. Update all your baofeng radio software in minutes and start enjoying your radios newest features and benefits. Since my last blog entry, i have successful built an interface for the baofeng that supports packet radio connected modes as well as run a traditional packet radio bbs. Baofeng radio us is the authorized distributor of baofeng products, introducing new range of baofeng radios. Just a quick video showing how easy it is to program repeater information into a baofeng ham hand held radio. Solarwinds network configuration manager helps maintain uptodate inventory of your network devices. The only trick is finding the cable to connect the tnc to the radio. Paclink is a streamlined radio email client with a builtin popsmtp server that allows you to use most popular email client programs, like microsoft live mail, outlook express and mozilla thunderbird. To program the uv5r for gmrsfrs, you can download and find all the frequencies here. Packet radio can be used on any band but is generally used on the lower part of the bands on 2 meters and hf. But i had to concede and begin anew finding a simple and cheap interface that includes ptt support for the baofeng uv5r. Aprs is a very useful aspect of the amateur radio hobby.
Keep in mind that packet is only one simple protocol. Discover the baofeng uv82, dual band vhfuhf, twoway radio. However, programming a baofeng radio from a computer isnt all that. Installing and configuring uz7hos soundmodem and easyterm. Aprs for linux is a multifaceted system for use with packet radio by hams, it allows the monitoring of real time geographical information such as the position of vehicles, the status of weather, radio direction finding and much much more. Baofeng radio us the official baofeng us distributor. Pocketpacket ios macos pocketpacket is a fullfeatured aprs client with a builtin tnc. Robust packet is a mode obtainable in 300baud and 600baud versions that has been designed to take advantage of the capabilities of digital signal processing dsp in order. Yes, this is possible, but a number of people have had problems with either home made cables are some that were bought commercially.
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Feb 11, 2017 he realized the baofeng radio was cheap and cheerful solution. Signalink and other usb digital interfaces huge bug fix for. Baofeng uv5r packet radio i am trying to get back into amateur radio. This protocol is optimized for point to multipoint topology, with the help of managedtdma. Jul 07, 2016 aprs is a very useful aspect of the amateur radio hobby. These attributes have made baofeng a household name in the ham community. This dramatically increases the quality of the overall setup, however, i am still limited by the low overall power of the baofeng radio. Discover the baofeng uv5r, dual band vhfuhf, twoway radio. Baofeng programming cable and using it for packet i had a quick question, does anyone know if the baofeng programming cable can be used to interface with say a software tnc like direwolf to be used for packet. Mirkit ftdi usb baofeng programming cable model 5 for flashing ham radios. Programming software hand held radios sainsonic rst599 baofeng 16channel radios bf666s bf777s, bf888s, bf 658, gt1, etc dpmr tyt. My configuration is based around a baofeng uv3r dualband handheld transceiver along with a mobilinkd packet radio tnc known as the tnc2 and my android smartphone.
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Downloaded latest build chirp daily20150306 and last night daily20150305. When the international space station isnt using its ham radio for voice, it operates as a fm packet radio digipeater on 145. Ive recently got the baofeng uv5r 2m70cm and would love to get back onto packet radio without spending too much money. How to programme baofeng uv5r driver issues solved youtube. If you havent heard of aprs automatic packet reporting system then check out this video, to. Tncpi 2is a special version of tncx designed to interface directly with the raspberry pi computer. Aprs baofeng tnc mobilinkd best prepper solution ham. You can download the prolific driver for windows, mac and linux at.
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