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Re: check out this antenna problem

Phil Zocco
 

And a deep moan is heard from the Lower 48.

Phil N1BOW
Node 5960
AMT MP 113.6
Niantic, CT USA

-----Original Message-----
From: irlp@... [mailto:irlp@...]On Behalf Of
Keith VE7GDH
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 1:34 PM
To: irlp@...
Subject: Re: [irlp] check out this antenna problem


Kent wrote...

Though this was worth sharing, this is about 25 miles from where Nate
and I live. http://home.pacbell.net/dredmo1/acorns/acorns.wmv
That's nuts!

Keith VE7GDH
Node 1148


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Re: check out this antenna problem

Keith VE7GDH <ve7gdh@...>
 

Kent wrote...

Though this was worth sharing, this is about 25 miles from where Nate
and I live. http://home.pacbell.net/dredmo1/acorns/acorns.wmv
That's nuts!

Keith VE7GDH
Node 1148


check out this antenna problem

Kent Roberts <irlp@...>
 

Though this was worth sharing, this is about 25 miles from where Nate
and I live.


http://home.pacbell.net/dredmo1/acorns/acorns.wmv


Re: Experimental newsline server

gervais <ve2ckn@...>
 

Well Skip
great it is working here 100%,
i made last night a demo too some radio-amateurs here locally.
they ask me to show them,,,demonstrate some differences about irlp and Echolink ,,,what i did.
we talked about security ,utilisations and also some programms that can be run for the communauty and your programm was played.Your utulisation of this voip system ,IRLP,was demonstrate and it went 100%.

it showed the quality of the sound of linux/irlp also.
so thanks Skip for this work,it show that in this world of individuality there are some who are think about "the collective " as the Borg said :-))))))

73/s
Gervais,ve2ckn
Qsy on my Skidoo yehhhhhhhhh



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From: "wb6ymh" <freebsdfan@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 07, 2009 12:30 PM
To: <irlp@...>
Subject: [irlp] Re: Experimental newsline server

--- In irlp@..., "gervais" <ve2ckn@...> wrote:

Skip
is it Online now at this moment???
0016 is his no???

gervais ve2ckn
Yes and yes. Baring failures it'll be online 24/7 for a while at
least. If it proves to be popular it will probably become permanent.
Don't forget you have to modify your environment to access
experimental nodes.

73's Skip WB6YMH


--------------------------------------------------
From: "wb6ymh" <freebsdfan@...>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 1:40 PM
To: <irlp@...>
Subject: [irlp] Experimental newsline server

Have you been planning on adding the amateur radio newsline scripts to
your node but never got around to it? If so you might want to try
experimental node 0016's newline server. Just connect to it to hear
the current week's newline report.

NB: Currently there are NO pauses during the news playback so don't
connect if you can't control your node while receiving audio from
IRLP.

To enable connections TO experimental nodes add
"ALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_NODES=YES" to /home/irlp/environment. Note adding
this will *NOT* allow experimental nodes to connect to you, it only
give you the option of connecting to them if you chose to do so.

In the future I'm planning on adding additional ham radio related
content accessible via DTMF command. Is there a recommended DTMF
command format that's least likely to interfere with local DTMF
control? I'm considering prefixing all server commands with an DTMF
"D" to avoid conflicts. Other suggestions are most welcome.

73's Skip WB6YMH





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Re: Experimental newsline server

Gary - AG0N
 

On Sat, 07 Feb 2009 17:30:51 -0000, wb6ymh wrote:

If it proves to be popular it will probably become permanent.
If it keeps working the way it is, I'll use it at least once a week.
I've got it on a Saturday evening cron, plus I'm usually doing something
else at that time and will dial it up the following week when I go out
on the road.

I've wanted to run newsline for a long time, but didn't want to tackle
the timeout issue. I like the way you are actually pausing the feed and
dropping it 10 seconds for timers. Nothing is lost because it picks up
where it dropped off. It works.

Thanks, Skip.

Gary
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3055: http: // garymcduffie.com /irlp/ 3055
NodeOp Help Page: http:// garymcduffie. com /irlp


Re: Experimental newsline server

wb6ymh
 

--- In irlp@..., "gervais" <ve2ckn@...> wrote:

Skip
is it Online now at this moment???
0016 is his no???

gervais ve2ckn
Yes and yes. Baring failures it'll be online 24/7 for a while at
least. If it proves to be popular it will probably become permanent.
Don't forget you have to modify your environment to access
experimental nodes.

73's Skip WB6YMH


--------------------------------------------------
From: "wb6ymh" <freebsdfan@...>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 1:40 PM
To: <irlp@...>
Subject: [irlp] Experimental newsline server

Have you been planning on adding the amateur radio newsline scripts to
your node but never got around to it? If so you might want to try
experimental node 0016's newline server. Just connect to it to hear
the current week's newline report.

NB: Currently there are NO pauses during the news playback so don't
connect if you can't control your node while receiving audio from
IRLP.

To enable connections TO experimental nodes add
"ALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_NODES=YES" to /home/irlp/environment. Note adding
this will *NOT* allow experimental nodes to connect to you, it only
give you the option of connecting to them if you chose to do so.

In the future I'm planning on adding additional ham radio related
content accessible via DTMF command. Is there a recommended DTMF
command format that's least likely to interfere with local DTMF
control? I'm considering prefixing all server commands with an DTMF
"D" to avoid conflicts. Other suggestions are most welcome.

73's Skip WB6YMH





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Re: Experimental newsline server

Gary - AG0N
 

On Fri, 6 Feb 2009 20:13:59 -0500, gervais wrote:

Skip
is it Online now at this moment???
0016 is his no???
I just checked it and had no problem. It's up.

Gary
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3055: http: // garymcduffie.com /irlp/ 3055
NodeOp Help Page: http:// garymcduffie. com /irlp


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

Tom Poole
 

Node 4889 is now up and running at my home. It will be returned to is
proper home on February 16, 2009. Until then I will be installing
scripts and testing. Thank You to all who assisted me in the
rebuilding task.

Thomas Poole
KC2IVI
Node 4889
http://www.kc2ivi.com

--- In irlp@..., "Tom Poole" <kc2ivi@...> wrote:

--- In irlp@..., "Tony Langdon, VK3JED" <vk3jed@> wrote:

At 01:05 PM 2/6/2009, you wrote:

No ... I have no backup. The computers hard drive crashed. I have put
together a new computer for the Node.

OK, contact installs@ when you have the OS up and running
(and on the Net).

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com
Ok will do .... Its up and running and on the net. Thanks


Re: another "broken" custom.crons thread

Tom Poole
 

Please bottom line this for me. I do not know Linux very well and I'm
struggling with the same issues - NON working Custom.crons.

I need a step by step. Pretend you are telling a 5 year old. Hi Hi.

Thanks,
Tom
KC2IVI
Node 4889

--- In irlp@..., Mike Beckers <kc6yqo@...> wrote:

To all who helped by offering suggestions on fixing custom.crons:

We finally got it to work! I was a combination of linking
.bash_profile to .profile, and the step calling up .
/home/irlp/custom/environment, which was actually commented out while
we were troubleshooting, thus, disabling the "update nodes" and
"decode" commands.


I'd like to thank all those who offered suggestions, and a big
tip of my hat to Linux guru and fellow node trustee Mike, N7WLC, who
worked with the scripting.

Mike, KC6YQO
Node 3785 (W6AMG)


________________________________
From: Mike Beckers <kc6yqo@...>
To: irlp@...
Sent: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 11:07:31 AM
Subject: Re: [irlp] another "broken" custom.crons thread


I'd like to chime in on this discussion as well. We're trying to
automatically disable our node one night a week for an ACS net. We
were working with the custom.crons file ad nauseum last night to no
avail. We linked .bashrc to .profile, and that didn't fix the
problem. Running the command to disable works fine on the command
line. As a test, we even tried sending the current date and time to a
text file with cron, and that worked fine. We also sent the command
to disable after a one minute delay via the command line, and the node
disabled after a minute. We just can't do anything to control the
node via cron, even after configuring to have it happen every minute.
The syntax that we used for disabling and enabling was copied
verbatim from Gary McDuffie's custom.crons page.

Does anyone have any ideas what all else fails, as all else has failed?

Thanks!

Mike, KC6YQO
Node 3785 (W6AMG)

____________ _________ _________ __
From: James Nessen <nessenj@jimsoffice. org>
To: irlp@yahoogroups. com
Sent: Monday, February 2, 2009 8:07:44 AM
Subject: Re: [irlp] another "broken" custom.crons thread

Make sure that you have a .profile file in /home/irlp, if not, you will
need to create it, simple way is to:

cp .bashrc .profile

or

ln -sf .bashrc .profile

That should get you going again.

Jim K6JWN
Nodes 3598, 3633

On Mon, February 2, 2009 6:52 am, phrijjid wrote:
i just can't get anything to "fire" from custom.crons

it's really frustrating.

many moons ago, when my node was running redhat, i had a great time
adding cron jobs.

now, not so much.

i've read and re-read the threads on this subject and the suggestions
haven't "fixed" the problem.

* * * * * (/home/irlp/ custom/30min > /dev/null 2>&1)

the "30min" [script to run wavplay_nice] runs as designed from the
command line but not as a cronjob.

yes, update files, puts my custom.crons entry into "crontab -l" as
repeater.

i've tried the "touch" test and yes, a file is created in /tmp/.
i've tried outputting to cron_test instead of dev/null.
yes a file is created but it's zero bytes.

i've tried "other" scripts that obviously work from the command line:
enable, disable, wavplay, etc.

none actually "run" from my cron list.

i edit the custom.crons as repeater, update files, type crontab -l,
then type date till :00 comes, but no joy.

any suggestions as to what i may have broken?

thanks!

chris
kb0wlf
stn3185



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Re: Experimental newsline server

gervais <ve2ckn@...>
 

Skip
is it Online now at this moment???
0016 is his no???

gervais ve2ckn


--------------------------------------------------
From: "wb6ymh" <freebsdfan@...>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 1:40 PM
To: <irlp@...>
Subject: [irlp] Experimental newsline server

Have you been planning on adding the amateur radio newsline scripts to
your node but never got around to it? If so you might want to try
experimental node 0016's newline server. Just connect to it to hear
the current week's newline report.
NB: Currently there are NO pauses during the news playback so don't
connect if you can't control your node while receiving audio from IRLP.
To enable connections TO experimental nodes add
"ALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_NODES=YES" to /home/irlp/environment. Note adding
this will *NOT* allow experimental nodes to connect to you, it only
give you the option of connecting to them if you chose to do so.
In the future I'm planning on adding additional ham radio related
content accessible via DTMF command. Is there a recommended DTMF
command format that's least likely to interfere with local DTMF
control? I'm considering prefixing all server commands with an DTMF
"D" to avoid conflicts. Other suggestions are most welcome.
73's Skip WB6YMH
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Re: another "broken" custom.crons thread

Mike Beckers
 

To all who helped by offering suggestions on fixing custom.crons:

We finally got it to work! I was a combination of linking .bash_profile to .profile, and the step calling up . /home/irlp/custom/environment, which was actually commented out while we were troubleshooting, thus, disabling the "update nodes" and "decode" commands.


I'd like to thank all those who offered suggestions, and a big tip of my hat to Linux guru and fellow node trustee Mike, N7WLC, who worked with the scripting.

Mike, KC6YQO
Node 3785 (W6AMG)


________________________________
From: Mike Beckers <kc6yqo@...>
To: irlp@...
Sent: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 11:07:31 AM
Subject: Re: [irlp] another "broken" custom.crons thread


I'd like to chime in on this discussion as well. We're trying to automatically disable our node one night a week for an ACS net. We were working with the custom.crons file ad nauseum last night to no avail. We linked .bashrc to .profile, and that didn't fix the problem. Running the command to disable works fine on the command line. As a test, we even tried sending the current date and time to a text file with cron, and that worked fine. We also sent the command to disable after a one minute delay via the command line, and the node disabled after a minute. We just can't do anything to control the node via cron, even after configuring to have it happen every minute. The syntax that we used for disabling and enabling was copied verbatim from Gary McDuffie's custom.crons page.

Does anyone have any ideas what all else fails, as all else has failed?

Thanks!

Mike, KC6YQO
Node 3785 (W6AMG)

____________ _________ _________ __
From: James Nessen <nessenj@jimsoffice. org>
To: irlp@yahoogroups. com
Sent: Monday, February 2, 2009 8:07:44 AM
Subject: Re: [irlp] another "broken" custom.crons thread

Make sure that you have a .profile file in /home/irlp, if not, you will
need to create it, simple way is to:

cp .bashrc .profile

or

ln -sf .bashrc .profile

That should get you going again.

Jim K6JWN
Nodes 3598, 3633

On Mon, February 2, 2009 6:52 am, phrijjid wrote:
i just can't get anything to "fire" from custom.crons

it's really frustrating.

many moons ago, when my node was running redhat, i had a great time
adding cron jobs.

now, not so much.

i've read and re-read the threads on this subject and the suggestions
haven't "fixed" the problem.

* * * * * (/home/irlp/ custom/30min > /dev/null 2>&1)

the "30min" [script to run wavplay_nice] runs as designed from the
command line but not as a cronjob.

yes, update files, puts my custom.crons entry into "crontab -l" as
repeater.

i've tried the "touch" test and yes, a file is created in /tmp/.
i've tried outputting to cron_test instead of dev/null.
yes a file is created but it's zero bytes.

i've tried "other" scripts that obviously work from the command line:
enable, disable, wavplay, etc.

none actually "run" from my cron list.

i edit the custom.crons as repeater, update files, type crontab -l,
then type date till :00 comes, but no joy.

any suggestions as to what i may have broken?

thanks!

chris
kb0wlf
stn3185



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The Node Hss Sold

kc9kql <kc9kql@...>
 

Everyone - Thanks for your interest - the node has sold.

--- In irlp@..., AG0N-3055 <mcduffie@...> wrote:

On Wed, 04 Feb 2009 13:09:45 -0500, Michael Himmelstein wrote:

Your price is out of my ball park sorry
Sounds like a pretty reasonable price to me. It would cost you nearly
200 to build one without including the radio or computer!

Gary
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3055: http: // garymcduffie.com /irlp/ 3055
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Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

Tom Poole
 

--- In irlp@..., "Tony Langdon, VK3JED" <vk3jed@...> wrote:

At 01:05 PM 2/6/2009, you wrote:

No ... I have no backup. The computers hard drive crashed. I have put
together a new computer for the Node.

OK, contact installs@... when you have the OS up and running
(and on the Net).

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com
Ok will do .... Its up and running and on the net. Thanks


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

 

At 01:05 PM 2/6/2009, you wrote:

No ... I have no backup. The computers hard drive crashed. I have put
together a new computer for the Node.

OK, contact installs@... when you have the OS up and running (and on the Net).

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

Tom Poole
 

--- In irlp@..., "Tony Langdon, VK3JED" <vk3jed@...> wrote:

At 12:40 PM 2/6/2009, you wrote:
Hi Dave,

I will do this right away. I also wanted to find out how I get my IRLP
number 4889. I was reading the installation instructions and it says
that the node number will be assigned by geographic location. by I
would really like to keep my number as this node was used by Hams in
the UK.
Did you make a backup using the backup_for_reinstall procedure? If
so, you can restore that backup to keep your number, otherwise you
will need to contact installs@... and get them to install your
node with the same number.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com

No ... I have no backup. The computers hard drive crashed. I have put
together a new computer for the Node.


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

 

At 12:40 PM 2/6/2009, you wrote:
Hi Dave,

I will do this right away. I also wanted to find out how I get my IRLP
number 4889. I was reading the installation instructions and it says
that the node number will be assigned by geographic location. by I
would really like to keep my number as this node was used by Hams in
the UK.
Did you make a backup using the backup_for_reinstall procedure? If so, you can restore that backup to keep your number, otherwise you will need to contact installs@... and get them to install your node with the same number.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

Tom Poole
 

Hi Dave,

I will do this right away. I also wanted to find out how I get my IRLP
number 4889. I was reading the installation instructions and it says
that the node number will be assigned by geographic location. by I
would really like to keep my number as this node was used by Hams in
the UK.

Thanks,
Tom Poole
KC2IVI
IRLP 4889
http://www.kc2ivi.com

--- In irlp@..., "ve7ltd" <dcameron@...> wrote:

There are some cases where the "kickstart" script is not run during
the installation. This script defines a bunch of things, drops a
bunch of custom files, and configures some settings.

I am not sure if it is caused by a bad burn, certain CD rom drives,
or what, but it sometimes happens.

The solution is to manually download and run the kickstart script. I
have made it available on the irlp.net server. Please perform the
following steps, logged into your node as user root:

cd /root/
wget ftp://ftp.irlp.net/pub/install/CentOS44/kickstart_script
chmod +x kickstart_script
./kickstart_script

This will perform all the checks and changes that the kickstart
script should have during the install.

Dave Cameron
VE7LTD


Ip Update Error!

Chris Hembree
 

I need to update the location of my IRLP, It is now in a new town.
I get a page with (ERROR I Can't determine who you are contact
support. Your IP=xx.xxx.xxx.xx)

I know if your computer is on the same IP address as your IRLP this
should work.

Thanks
Chris W7CTH 3541


Re: New IRLP Box for Node 4889

David Cameron - IRLP
 

There are some cases where the "kickstart" script is not run during
the installation. This script defines a bunch of things, drops a
bunch of custom files, and configures some settings.

I am not sure if it is caused by a bad burn, certain CD rom drives,
or what, but it sometimes happens.

The solution is to manually download and run the kickstart script. I
have made it available on the irlp.net server. Please perform the
following steps, logged into your node as user root:

cd /root/
wget ftp://ftp.irlp.net/pub/install/CentOS44/kickstart_script
chmod +x kickstart_script
./kickstart_script

This will perform all the checks and changes that the kickstart
script should have during the install.

Dave Cameron
VE7LTD