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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

IDEA: Amateur Radio Repeater, Running Asterisk, Unheated Container at 4200 ft

Ken Koster (n7ipb) from Mount Vernon, WA, said...

How about as a controller for Amateur radio repeaters in an unheated container on a 4200' hilltop. Using Asterisk and modified usb audio dongles to interface to the radios. In January 2008 the site looked like this: During the summer:

This one combines some really interesting ideas. Amateur radio is a fascinating hobby that's been around longer than the internet. We actually already have a How-To Guide on using Asterisk with our MicroServers. It might also be great in combination with some of the solar power supply ideas of some of the other ideas...

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