[App_rpt] what do I need to setup a node

Jim Duuuude telesistant at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 22 12:13:28 EST 2007

also, it might be a good idea to put a repeater system locally (like at your
home) for a while, even if its not a great location, so that you can sort of
"live with it" for a while, and become much more familiar with it that way.

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>Here's what I've collected so far to set up a node (maybe 2 if I can find
>another site):
>1 2.4Ghz P4 computer (maybe 2 or more) running linux.
>3 Digium TDM400 cards populated with 5 FXO and 5 FXS interfaces
>internet connectivity (dsl or T! at node sites and the colo facility I have
>rackspace in if I need a reflector - need hosting?)
>1 FT-817/FT-857/FT-897
>pots connectivity at most locations.
>VoIP account as necessary
>I know I need a few arib boards but how do they compare to
>What else do I need?
>What could I put up?  the simplex vs duplex thing has me a bit confused.  
>experience with true duplex is in a linked system where if 2 people talk at
>once you hear both and cross band monitoring of my own transmissions
>I'd like to put up a HF/VHF/UHF remote, maybe 2 that can be configured to
>linn between different bands and modes
>a static way in by radio fixed frequency, maybe a repeater but I don't
>expect great coverage in these locations (linking from them is possible
>other things?
>possible node locations include:
>downtown Los Angeles Telecom hotel (difficult to attach radio ports here 
>maybe a good place to interlink with IRLP/EchoLink/SkypeLink)
>I'd like to get building soon.

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