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by KB0OXD
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Minimum Internet Speed Required
Replies: 4
Views: 1199

Re: Minimum Internet Speed Required

Dave, thanks for answering. I’m using abt 1GB/day so far - will get to test 128kb fairly soon. Cheers, John GOOD GRIEF !! Are you using your phone as the modem for Internet access 24/7 or something?? That's A LOT of data to be using o'er day FOR ANYTHING [emoji44][emoji15] You might wanna look into...
by KB0OXD
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BrandMeister linked dynamic TGs
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Re: BrandMeister linked dynamic TGs

If you are dynamically linked to 2 TG's you will hear both. Its what you told BM to do. The only way that would really work is to put the radio into promiscuous mode so that you can hear either TG if either comes in. And yes....always best to TG4000 to make sure you are fully disconnected from any ...
by KB0OXD
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: 6M & 1.2 GHz. Integration
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: 6M & 1.2 GHz. Integration

The openSPOT2's frequency range is limited by the used hardware components. You can see the frequency range on the Specifications page in the user manual: http://manuals.sharkrf.com/openspot2/en/specifications.html Ohh... So as far as 1.2 GHz. is concerned, it's a moot point as that band is ALREADY...
by KB0OXD
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: 6M & 1.2 GHz. Integration
Replies: 3
Views: 605

6M & 1.2 GHz. Integration

I have an idea which might spur on usage of these bands (And developers to manufacturers to develop radios to operate on BOTH Analog AND Digital modes) That is a firmware upgrade to make it possible to transmit & receive on the 6M & 1.2 GHz. bands I'm not sure how it is in other parts of the world B...
by KB0OXD
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: External Radio & Antenna Attachment Option
Replies: 0
Views: 1121

External Radio & Antenna Attachment Option

Having just heard there's no such option currently available on the Openspot 2 & am on the brink of buying one myself (And having been an EchoLink RF Link sysop in a "Former Life" [emoji1787][emoji23], I believe that making this simple request at this time is appropriate Since the original Openspot ...
by KB0OXD
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Distributor within the US
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Distributor within the US

So your waiting for a US distributor to happen but you don't order one direct and have it in 2 days. You must not be that impatient. I'm rather impatient myself. In fact I've REPEATEDLY brought up the idea of using Amazon as a distributor (One of the smartest moves Baofeng made in selling its radio...
by KB0OXD
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile Hotspot Plans
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: Mobile Hotspot Plans

I am only paying $45 for my Verizon business account for my iPhone with unlimited everything. There is no way to connect the Openspot 2 to an external antenna and even if you could range would be very limited so plan on using your mobile hotspot when you go mobile. Well OK... So I'll have to take m...
by KB0OXD
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 2 Openspot2 in use
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: 2 Openspot2 in use

I want to use 2 Openspot2 in close proximity to each other. 1 Openspot as a DAP-NET transmitter and the other one as a hotspot for DMR / C4FM, etc. Since everything is portable together in a small box, I'm a little worried because both devices sit quite close to each other (maximum distance 2-3 cm ...
by KB0OXD
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile Hotspot Plans
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Mobile Hotspot Plans

What is THE BEST Mobile Hotspot plan to run an Openspot on a mobile device AS A PRIMARY source of Internet service?? The reason I ask is because I won't have home WiFi for a month or two AFTER I get my Openspot next month (And I WILL GET ONE now that I know what must be done to pay for it) My curren...
by KB0OXD
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Bluetooth??
Replies: 0
Views: 1151

Bluetooth??

Might be great for accessing a phone's 4G / 4G LTE connection whenever Mobile Hotspot isn't available

You could also use it to add TNC functionality to the Openspot so files can be sent & received via Packet Radio too [emoji23]

Thoughts??

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