K5VPW --- D-Star
Information About the D-Star Node
The node is open to all hams. The node transceiver is a Yaesu FT-7800 running 5 watts. It is driving a Mirage D-24 amplifier producing 50 watts out. It is located in northeast San Antonio, inside Loop 410. The antenna is a 5 db gain vertical, up 20 feet at the base. The node computer is a Raspberry Pi V3 with 1 GB of RAM and a 32gb SD card. It is connected to a Micro-Node Teensy MMDVM modem which is connected to the FT-7800. The node image is Pi-Star. Internet speeds are 400mb download and 20mb upload. If using a hotspot, program your repeater list memory for "DV Repeater" (not DV Simplex) and "-DUP 0 offset". Program your radio channel with a "-DUP 0 offset".
mHz / Module B / Simplex