easy to understand explanations and illustrations, this book describes how
the D-STAR system operates and provides guidance for setting up
transceivers to be able to access D-STAR's many features and modes of
operation. Special coverage is given to the extended capabilities
available via Dplus equipped gateways.
D-STAR users with the background information and radio
programming procedures needed to route calls via remote repeaters and
reflectors. The book also includes detailed how-to information
for digital text messaging, file transfers and DV Dongle operation.
information for installing, configuring and operating the freeware d*Chat
and DRATS digital messaging and file transfer programs. Especially
useful when Internet access is not available or for supporting emergency
separate chapter is devoted to setting up and using the DV Dongle to make
calls through D-STAR repeaters and reflectors using a computer. Ideal for
those without a local D-STAR repeater or for when you are traveling.
chapter is also devoted to the newly released DVAP (DV mode Access Point)
dongle used for setting up a local RF hotspot so that mobile and HT D-STAR
transceivers can link to stations on the D-STAR network when a repeater is
not within range.
is the first comprehensive reference to the world of D-STAR operation ever
published. An ideal resource for
discovering the full range of operating modes and opportunities available
to D-STAR users. Experience the excitement of D-STAR!