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  • AREDN in Western Australia
    Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) is a mesh network deployed by Amateur Radio operators to provide a broadband data network which does not rely on external network providers to provide high speed data connection in a time of emergency. AREDN is quite small in Australia and almost non-existent in Western Australia. This is my attempt to generate some interest in setting up and AREDN network in Western Australia. If you are interested, please drop me a line at vk6dev@gmail.com
  • APRS Reference
    This post is a reference document where I will be recording reference material related to APRS, how it works and what we can do with it. Path What is a Path? Initial Path settings.Reading a Path record after the fact. References
  • Raspberry Pi in Portable Amateur Radio
    Interested in using a Raspberry Pi in your Amateur Radio life? Then Read on…
  • Make your own AllStar Node
    Making my own allstarlink node Remote access to your node from the Internet For Hams in Australia, there is a simple solution. Check out vk44.net. This free (at the moment) service for AR operators in Australia provides a simple solution which securely allows remote access to your node anywhere in the world with very little configuration. I connected my node to the Vk44 network in less than a day with most of that time being waiting for the VPN to be setup by the volunteers at Vk44.net and another large READ MORE
  • Weather Information for Australia
    This page is a work in progress. It will be updated with new information as I gather it.