Amateur Radio

Put a UPS on your ZUMspot

The Raspberry Pi is a great board for many projects. But, do you want to use yours disconnected, while on the move? This has always presented a challenge, not a big challenge because portable USB […] Read More

Yuma or Bust!

Are you heading to Yuma for the weekend? Maybe for the Hamfest? Here is a list of other things you can do in Yuma while you are there. You know, to keep the family happy… […] Read More

Using DMR Reflectors on BrandMeister

In the early days of DMR, mostly in Europe, DMR repeaters used the DMR+ network. This network is reflector based, much like how D-STAR works. Before getting very far into the discussion, it is important […] Read More

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Talker Alias on BrandMeister

Talker Alias allows a radio to receive contact information from the transmitting radio. Much like D-STAR and Fusion, this removes the need to have a large contact list. Additionally, BrandMeister helps the process by creating […] Read More

MMDVM Firmware Update 1.1.0

There is a new version of the MMDVM software available. I just updated my ZUMspot using the script provided by Pi-Star.