Month: November 2020

I’ve got a new weather station

Anemometer on my dipole centre post

In early 2012 I bought a cheap weather station from a major UK amateur radio supplier. It lasted a few months before failing. They replaced the broken parts, it failed again a while later and they replaced the parts again. When it failed for the third time, I got fed up with it so I […]

How to automatically link your Pi-Star hotspot to D-Star or YSFReflectors

system cron details

I noticed recently that sometimes my D-Star based MMDVM Pi-Star hotspot would unlink itself overnight from any reflector it was linked to and I decided to investigate and see if I could work out a way to automatically link it to a reflector. After some searching, I found out that it’s very straightforward to do […]