Tytera TYT MD-380 DMR Handheld

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

I’ve had the Tytera TYT MD-380 DMR Handheld now since last Christmas and now it has the experimental firmware and I update it regularly with the DMR ID database using WH6AV script on the Raspberry Pi, so that names and locations are shown on screen for all operators. This is a really convenient feature. The radio has been excellent, no problems …

12 months on with he DV4mini

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

Is it already 12 months since purchasing a DV4mini and experimenting with DMR, Fusion and DSTAR. My DV4mini is now runnning firmware 1.73 and the latest Raspberry Pi version released on 21 November 2016 by Wireless Holdings. I have not experienced the problems some have done with this product, although this latest firmware and software is the best yet. I …

DV4mini latest setup

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

Some people are looking for a convenient setup for their DV4mini – this is mine – and is extremely reliable and portable. Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Desktop (Quad Core CPU 900 MHz, 1 GB RAM, Linux) Edimax EW-7811UN 150Mbps Wireless Nano USB Adapter Rii i8+ 2.4GHz Mini Mobile Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad Mouse, Backlit LED, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery and …

DV4mini-Compact Update

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

Based on the image for the Pi 2 downloaded from Klaus’ KW-Soft site. I have now updated my image to support a VNC connection in addition to the built-in LCD screen. Klaus also now updated the Compact image to notify the user when an update is available. I’m using this with an FT-1D HT on DN.  I use the DV4mini with only …

DV4mini-Compact Software

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

My DV4mini has been stable from the start. I’ve only used it on the Raspberry Pi 2 and C4FM.  It is now upgraded to the 1.64 firmware and accompanying software. Today I put together the new ‘portable DV4mini setup’ that is described and demonstrated here in the DV4mini-Compact Software Video – Pascal VA2PV. As Pascal describes, a compact version of the software …

DV4mini for C4FM experience

G6NJM - Chris Digital Modes

Running on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Desktop (Quad Core CPU 900 MHz, 1 GB RAM), the DV4mini USB connected device runs this DV4mini software.  Following the limited web instructions it was possible to get connected to the Fusion FCS001 reflector and have conversations on different groups.

G4HFQ Software

G6NJM - Chris Amateur Radio

I have used G4HFQ Software for both the Yaesu FT-857D and FT-60. I can highly recommend this software to program the memories of your transceivers and the superb support that Bob provides. Thank you Bob.