MMDVMHost and DVMega

Posted by in DMR, Experimentation, Ham Radio, Linux, Raspberry Pi

Today new firmware was released for the DVMega and updates were made to both BrandMeister and MMDVMHost supporting “headless” access to the BrandMeister network via the DVMega attached to a Raspberry Pi. DVMEGA: http://dvmega.auria.nl/ MMDVMHost: https://github.com/g4klx/MMDVMHost    

Minimal Rasperry Pi 2 Debian Image Configuration

Posted by in Linux, Raspberry Pi

Here are some hints at configuring my minimal Debian image for the Raspberry Pi 2. If I have missed something that you think should be added to this list, or if you have questions about the image, contact me. Changing the root password: passwd root Updating the Debian packages: apt-get update && apt-get -y upgrade Updating the Raspberry Pi firmware and drivers: rpi-update Changing the timezone: dpkg-reconfigure tzdata


piBridge – cBridge Software on a Raspberry Pi 2

Posted by in DMR, Experimentation, Ham Radio

I’m always looking for interesting things to try and do that mix more than one of my hobbies into a single project and I found another one.  This one merges my interest in ham radio, specifically DMR, with my interest in SBC, single board computer, systems. I currently participate, along with others, in testing the cBridge software that is used by many to merge Motorola IPSC networks commercially and in the ham radio community. With the release of the new Raspberry Pi 2, which offers significant performance increases over the previous version, I…read more