Did you know that Reddit has an Amateur Radio forum ? The sometimes controversial and always interesting Reddit has a very good forum for hams. It has a younger and livelier vibe than QRZ and definitely eHam .
On my Raspberry Pi/DVAP I like to "tail the log" so I can read the stream of recent log-ins. This is particularly handy during nets and is why I require a dedicated monitor. Since the Pi was designed to be a low cost training device for schools and school children, the video output choices are limited to HDMI, RCA video and serial through the GPIO. A better choice for me would have been a VGA output, but of course, that would have increased production costs and taken up valuable board space. My solution is an HDMI input to VGA adapter. I found several at Amazon.com. Here is the one that I am using. There are several different offerings on Amazon with a wide range of kudos/complaints in the reviews. Many of the negative reviews are from people who are trying to use the adapter backward; that is, trying to convert VGA to HDMI. This device will not do that, but if you want to hook up an old 15" VGA LCD monitor to your Pi, this is the ticket. Some of the revi
MD-9600 TYT Digital Mobile radio (DMR) Use Time-Division Multiple-Access (TDMA) digital function Comply with digital protocol ETSI TS 102 361-1,-2,-3 Compatible with Mototrbo Tier II GPS Optional TYT MD-9600 Frequency Range: VHF model: 136-174 MHz UHF model: 400-480 MHz PLL Channel Spacing: 6.25/25/12.5/25KHz RF Power Output: VHF 25/50W UHF 25/45W Analog and digital combined Single call, group call and all call ANI function Encryption [unction Remote kill/stun and activate Short text message function Call log check and edit function Short text message check and edit function Contacts check and edit function PC programmable function CTCSS/DCS encoding and decoding function PC password protection function Draft message edit function 250 zones, 16 channels for each zone 1000 channels Color LCD display Programmable functional keys Voice prompt Low voltage prompt Upgradeable by firmware Battery saving function TOT Emergency alert SQL setting Sc