Monthly Archives: July 2020

How to update and upgrade your Pi-Star based hotspot

There are a couple of methods of updating a Pi-Star based MMDVM hotspot, one upgrades Pi-Star itself and the other method does a full operating system update as well as Pi-Star. The Pi itself automatically runs a process overnight that … Continue reading

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Broken hexbeam – Worst aerial damage I’ve had

Back in February, the UK was hit heavily by two overlapping storms, Ciara and Dennis and it was during these storms that my hexbeam took the hit that broke it. Here you can see the aerials being blown about badly … Continue reading

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