[App_rpt-users] Node 2424 - Bridgecom 220 Repeater is LIVE!

Steve Zingman szingman at msgstor.com
Fri Jul 15 12:37:25 EDT 2016


Ramesh,
I assume from the asterisk cli prompt iax2 show registry looks something 
like this:

Host                  dnsmgr  Username    Perceived Refresh  State
67.215.233.178:4569   N       2148        208.35.139.11:4569 60  Registered

Exit the CLI

cd /etc/asterisk
wget https://github.com/N4IRS/AllStar/raw/master/configs/dnsmgr.conf

restart asterisk

73, Steve N4IRS



On 7/15/2016 12:20 PM, Ramesh Dhami (VA3UV) wrote:
> Hi Guys:
>
> Following my recent posts, I am happy to report that node 2424 is 
> on-air again (this time using a pair of Bridgecom BCM220 mobiles / 
> same hardware used in the BCR220 repeater!).
>
> The audio out is nice and clean.... the Hum that I reported earlier 
> this week was solved last night, on the suggestion of Jon, VA3RQ.  I 
> was testing at home using a RPi (running 3 nodes ;). The Pi is powered 
> from a Walwart and although the USB fob audio ground is connected 
> through to the ground pin on the radio's DB15, there seemed to be a 
> ground loop, which was solved by connecting the RPi ground to the 
> power supply ground!
>
> At the repeater site, I am using a HP SFF PC.  I am happy to report 
> that after setting audio levels with an AeroFlex test set, the audio 
> is crystal clear - very nice :)
>
> I have a couple of issues that I need some help with:
>
> 1.  My nodes (2182 and 2424) are not showing up on the Allstar stats 
> page - when I switch to CLI and do an 'iax2 reload' they appear to 
> register fine and with the correct IP address.
>
> 2.  I like a nice quiet repeater, so prefer to use "talk through tone" 
> (cop,58).  This is great in that we do not hear courtesy tones, 
> telemetry messages, etc.  When the repeater is being used locally, the 
> PL is sent, so we hear that (on a CTCSS enabled radio).  However, the 
> PL is NOT sent when the repeater is passing "remote" audio (i.e., 
> audio from remote hosts).  Can someone verify this behavior, is this 
> "working as designed" or a bug?
>
>
> Thanks to Jon (VA3RQ), Scott (N3XCC) and Kevin (W3KKC) for all of your 
> help with this project over the past couple of weeks.
>
> Cheers!
>
> Ramesh, VA3UV
>
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