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About Nodes for Ham Radio
is a node?
a special type of computer that connects a radio to the Internet.
node allows a ham to interact with other hams all over the world.
can be used at home or in your car or connected to a repeater for
others to use.
can be designed to operate in a variety of modes:
IRLP, AllStar, EchoLink, D-Star, C4FM, DMR, & P25, NXDN, POCSAG
understand more about node radios, you need to learn about VOIP technology.
That is for you to learn more elsewhere. Start here
or Google it.
Suffice it to say here that there are a variety of ways to do VOIP.
A node is only one way to do VOIP.
will provide more information here on 2 types of nodes - IRLP and
VOIP = Voice Over Internet Protocol
IRLP = Internet Relay Linking Project for VOIP
Allstar is a different system for VOIP
These can be looked up on the web for more info.
node can be obtained various ways. You can build your own for around
You can purchase kits for making your own.
You can purchase complete units ready to Plug and Play.
Check this page for links https://wrn-wfn.com/nodes
can build your own easily. Check this web page for instructions:
is the main site. A sub page that describes how to make your own is
previous builder of node radios is Mark in Las Vegas.
He had a variety of products in the various modes.
The names of his products are Nano-Node, Micro-Node & others.
Click Here to go to
his web site.
Note: Mark has retired and no longer supplying his products but still
supports existing equipment.
may find a used one for sale on the web.
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