[App_rpt-users] FreeDV over AllStar?

Bryan Fields Bryan at bryanfields.net
Tue Sep 29 19:45:17 EDT 2015

On 9/29/15 7:35 PM, Skyler F wrote:
>     It is my understanding that Allstar is really not welcome on D-Star. Is
>     that just repeaters? The purists don't want to mix analog with digital.
>     Like Mototrbo and NexEdge.

Yea, that defeats the purpose.  these needed to be a decoupling of digital
radio formats and networks.  This sadly has not happened and has lead to
Balkanization of repeaters.  aka a big circlejerk over what's better.

> I am not talking about DSTAR, I am talking about FreeDV, the digital mode, and
> the viability of making AllStar link a system which mixes analog FM with the
> open digital mode. 

This is cool.  I know there is a dstar channel driver for asterisk, but it
needs a dongle.  It should be trivial to get this same stuff working for
fredv, IF you know asterisk.

Bryan Fields

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