[App_rpt-users] Asterisk node without a radio?

Jim Duuuude telesistant at hotmail.com
Mon May 30 18:21:00 EDT 2011


looks like you are missing your sound files

cd /usr/src/astsrc
mkdir -p /var/lib/asterisk/sounds/rpt
cp -a sounds/* /var/lib/asterisk/sounds

JIM WB6NIL


> Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 14:53:40 -0700
> Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] Asterisk node without a radio?
> From: phil.n6tct at gmail.com
> To: telesistant at hotmail.com
> CC: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> 
> Getting there ... :-)  I have the node with the good Internet
> connection now running asterisk/app_rpt with rxchannel=Zap/pseudo as
> you suggest below.  I am able to connect to it via both iaxrpt and
> echolink and they conference together, which is very cool.  However,
> despite the fact that the audio seems to work fine and everything
> connects, I get the following errors in the asterisk log file:
> 
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] file.c: File rpt/node does not exist
> in any format
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] file.c: Unable to open rpt/node
> (format 0x44 (ulaw|slin)): No such file or directory
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] app_rpt.c: ast_streamfile rpt/node
> failed on Zap/pseudo-2091401755
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] app_rpt.c: ast_streamfile failed on
> Zap/pseudo-2091401755
> [May 30 14:39:07] VERBOSE[21601] logger.c:     --
> <Zap/pseudo-2091401755> Playing 'digits/2' (language 'en')
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] file.c: File rpt/node does not exist
> in any format
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] file.c: Unable to open rpt/node
> (format 0x44 (ulaw|slin)): No such file or directory
> [May 30 14:39:07] WARNING[21601] app_rpt.c: ast_streamfile rpt/node
> failed on Zap/pseudo-2091401755
> 
> Any clue?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Phil
> 
> On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Phil N6TCT <phil.n6tct at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Purrrfect, thanks!
> >
> > Phil
> >
> > On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Jim Duuuude <telesistant at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> yeah.. make it a hub
> >>
> >> rxchannel=Zap/pseudo
> >>
> >> Also, make the node on the hill a private node (non-allstar),
> >> so that no one will connect to it from the outside and chew up
> >> your bandwidth.
> >>
> >> JIM WB6NIL
> >>
> >>> Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 15:04:51 -0700
> >>> From: phil.n6tct at gmail.com
> >>> To: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> >>> Subject: [App_rpt-users] Asterisk node without a radio?
> >>>
> >>> This may be a kind of offbeat question, but stick with me please.
> >>>
> >>> I have an astrerisk/app_rpt node, we'll call it "node A", which is up
> >>> on a mountaintop, solar-powered, connected to a UHF repeater, and
> >>> behind a somewhat bandwidth limited IP connection. The connection
> >>> will easily support one voice channel to the outside world, but not
> >>> many more than that with any reliability.
> >>>
> >>> What I'd like to do is run another instance of asterisk/app_rpt on a
> >>> second machine that is on the Internet and that has good bandwidth and
> >>> CPU. Call this "node B". For echolink and allstarlink purposes, I'd
> >>> like there to be a "nailed up"/permalinked connection between nodes A
> >>> and B, but have people who want to use node A over the internet
> >>> instead connect only to node B. The point being, if ten people are
> >>> connected to node B, node A only has to deal with one multiplexed
> >>> audio stream from node B, not 10 individual connections to node A --
> >>> all to conserve bandwidth to node A.
> >>>
> >>> The catch is, node B isn't going to have a radio, it's just going to
> >>> be running asterisk/app_rpt for people to connect to. In some sense,
> >>> it will be like an IRLP reflector (though obviously no IRLP is
> >>> involved here) -- it's basically acting as a radioless conference
> >>> bridge.
> >>>
> >>> Any thoughts on how to do this? Do I just run standard
> >>> asterisk/app_rpt and get an allstarlink/echolink node number but just
> >>> don't bother to define a radio channel or something? Any ideas or
> >>> tips appreciated.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>> Phil, N6TCT
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