Date   

Re: Labor Day QSO Pool Party

Mike Alsop
 

UTC time for us in the Antipodes Dave?? Will script it up.

Mike
VK8MA

On Fri, 2020-09-04 at 13:42 -0400, k9dc wrote:
If you are sitting around the shack on this Covid suppressed Labor Day [Labour Day in Canada], why don’t you dial up the Crossroads Reflector 9200 and join us for the Labor Day QSO Pool Party. Celebrate the end of summer on the air! 

Labor Day, 7-September
1300 - 2100 eastern, but feel free to come in early, and/or stay late.
Drop in anytime, Reflector 9200.

Social distancing protocols and masks are entirely up to you. 

-k9dc


Labor Day QSO Pool Party

Dave K9DC
 

If you are sitting around the shack on this Covid suppressed Labor Day [Labour Day in Canada], why don’t you dial up the Crossroads Reflector 9200 and join us for the Labor Day QSO Pool Party. Celebrate the end of summer on the air!

Labor Day, 7-September
1300 - 2100 eastern, but feel free to come in early, and/or stay late.
Drop in anytime, Reflector 9200.

Social distancing protocols and masks are entirely up to you.

-k9dc


Re: GM300 programming

avvidclif
 

Go to https://hamfiles.co.uk/index.php?page=start


Re: IRLP Status Page shows Offline

dale.tongue
 

Dave, thanks for sending.  Did the checking that the document described and it was all good.  Not sure why it wasn't working correctly, but a reboot on the Pi set it straight and working like it's supposed to.  Thanks for the help.
Dale


On Tue, Sep 1, 2020 at 6:54 PM David Cameron - IRLP <dcameron@...> wrote:
http://www.irlp.net/dns-entry.html

Dave 

-------- Original message --------
From: "dale.tongue" <dale.tongue@...>
Date: 9/1/20 6:50 PM (GMT-08:00)
Subject: [IRLP] IRLP Status Page shows Offline

Good evening one and all.  i moved a node from Korea to the US and was having problems (self induced).  it's taken a little while to do my troubleshooting, but I have fixed my problem and my troubleshoot-irlp script shows that it is functioning like it should.  When I fixed my problem, it showed up in the IRLP Status Page as being online.  However, it later turned to "offline".  I've looked in the help pages, and I've not found anything that would help me.  Is there a doc that describes this issue and possibly how to fix it?
Dale
AC7NP


Re: IRLP Status Page shows Offline

David Cameron - IRLP
 

http://www.irlp.net/dns-entry.html

Dave 

-------- Original message --------
From: "dale.tongue" <dale.tongue@...>
Date: 9/1/20 6:50 PM (GMT-08:00)
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: [IRLP] IRLP Status Page shows Offline

Good evening one and all.  i moved a node from Korea to the US and was having problems (self induced).  it's taken a little while to do my troubleshooting, but I have fixed my problem and my troubleshoot-irlp script shows that it is functioning like it should.  When I fixed my problem, it showed up in the IRLP Status Page as being online.  However, it later turned to "offline".  I've looked in the help pages, and I've not found anything that would help me.  Is there a doc that describes this issue and possibly how to fix it?
Dale
AC7NP


IRLP Status Page shows Offline

dale.tongue
 

Good evening one and all.  i moved a node from Korea to the US and was having problems (self induced).  it's taken a little while to do my troubleshooting, but I have fixed my problem and my troubleshoot-irlp script shows that it is functioning like it should.  When I fixed my problem, it showed up in the IRLP Status Page as being online.  However, it later turned to "offline".  I've looked in the help pages, and I've not found anything that would help me.  Is there a doc that describes this issue and possibly how to fix it?
Dale
AC7NP


Re: How do I change or force the HP T5730 to use the dongle?

kd1yh
 

I tried to shut off in bios nothing worked.
It is the voice coming from the internet that is garbled.
Have to find where how to blacklist in boot configure file.
 
When I talk it is fine but when others come back it is garbled.
Paul KD1YH 8581
 

From: David Cameron - IRLP
Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2020 10:41 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I change or force the HP T5730 to use the dongle?
 
You need to turn off the onboard sound device in the bios. If that doesn't work, you need to blacklist the module in linux. 
 
Is the irlp audio garbled, or are the transmitted messages garbled? It could be that you don't have USE_AOSS=YES and USE_APLAY=YES set in the environment file.
 
Dave Cameron
 
-------- Original message --------
From: kd1yh <kd1yh@...>
Date: 9/1/20 2:28 AM (GMT-08:00)
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: [IRLP] How do I change or force the HP T5730 to use the dongle?
 
HP t5730  to FG-UAUDVI-C119 Sound dongle
 
I try to use Alsamixer to use the dongle, but it won’t cannot save to use.
Where do  I find in boot configure to correct?
 
My Audio is garbled coming from the internet and think internal sound is bad.
Paul node 8581


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Dave K9DC
 

Yes, there are endless countermeasures one could code. In reality, it is very rare for me, like once in a couple of years. I keep losing the donkey! “I know I put a code in there for that"

-k9dc

On Sep 1, 2020, at 16:45, Tony Langdon <vk3jed@vkradio.com> wrote:

On 2/9/20 3:33 am, k9dc wrote:

Dontcha just love when that happens?
:)

In custom_decode I have a normally hashed out “exit 1” below a handful
of commands I want to always work. When activated, everything above
the “exit 1” works. But everything below it, including all the normal
decode functions, goes to the bit bucket.
My approach is to look for a file (e.g. $LOCAL/nodecode), and if it
exists, bail out of custom_decode with "exit 1". That way, I don't have
to edit custom_decode every time, and I can easily have scheduled nets
(run via cron) "protected". It's also possible to have a "node owner
only" wrapper for decode that you can use over SSH, if you need to
execute a DTMF command that's disabled. I tend to "idiot proof" such
scripts so that they only replace the flag file if it existed in the
first place, when the script was called.

My typical use for this is if I am hosting or participating in some
special event that I do not want to drop. I can always log in with my
iPhone or other device and manually edit custom_decode to put it back
into normal service, or just operate the node with CLI commands.
Exactly. My approach does the same, just makes it less fiddly from an
operational perspective (I hate fiddly - if the computer can do the
donkey work, I'll make it do it). :)

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


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Thanks for that info


From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> on behalf of Tony Langdon <vk3jed@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:45:16 PM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect
 
On 2/9/20 3:33 am, k9dc wrote:
>
> Dontcha just love when that happens? 
:)
>
> In custom_decode I have a normally hashed out “exit 1” below a handful
> of commands I want to always work. When activated, everything above
> the “exit 1” works.  But everything below it, including all the normal
> decode functions, goes to the bit bucket. 
My approach is to look for a file (e.g. $LOCAL/nodecode), and if it
exists, bail out of custom_decode with "exit 1".  That way, I don't have
to edit custom_decode every time, and I can easily have scheduled nets
(run via cron) "protected".  It's also possible to have a "node owner
only" wrapper for decode that you can use over SSH, if you need to
execute a DTMF command that's disabled.  I tend to "idiot proof" such
scripts so that they only replace the flag file if it existed in the
first place, when the script was called.
>
> My typical use for this is if I am hosting or participating in some
> special event that I do not want to drop.  I can always log in with my
> iPhone or other device and manually edit custom_decode to put it back
> into normal service, or just operate the node with CLI commands.

Exactly.  My approach does the same, just makes it less fiddly from an
operational perspective (I hate fiddly - if the computer can do the
donkey work, I'll make it do it). :)

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





Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

On 2/9/20 3:33 am, k9dc wrote:

Dontcha just love when that happens? 
:)

In custom_decode I have a normally hashed out “exit 1” below a handful
of commands I want to always work. When activated, everything above
the “exit 1” works.  But everything below it, including all the normal
decode functions, goes to the bit bucket. 
My approach is to look for a file (e.g. $LOCAL/nodecode), and if it
exists, bail out of custom_decode with "exit 1".  That way, I don't have
to edit custom_decode every time, and I can easily have scheduled nets
(run via cron) "protected".  It's also possible to have a "node owner
only" wrapper for decode that you can use over SSH, if you need to
execute a DTMF command that's disabled.  I tend to "idiot proof" such
scripts so that they only replace the flag file if it existed in the
first place, when the script was called.

My typical use for this is if I am hosting or participating in some
special event that I do not want to drop.  I can always log in with my
iPhone or other device and manually edit custom_decode to put it back
into normal service, or just operate the node with CLI commands.
Exactly.  My approach does the same, just makes it less fiddly from an
operational perspective (I hate fiddly - if the computer can do the
donkey work, I'll make it do it). :)

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


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

larry_n7fm
 

Thanks for jumping in and clarifying about updates overriding that Dave ... After reading and realizing the trapping happens before any other functions. It sure makes more sense and much less invasive.

Learned something again today

Larry - N7FM

On 9/1/20 9:44 AM, David Cameron - IRLP wrote:
This is not where to do this. The decode file is a synchronized file, and changes to it will be overwritten by an update.
The place to do this (as Rick pointed out), is to "trap" this in the custom_decode script.
pico  /home/irlp/custom/custom_decode
Inside the script, add something like this
if [ "${1}" = "73" ] ; then exit 1 ; fi
if [ "${1}" = "74" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi
This will "dump" 73, and make 74 your new disconnect code.
The syntax is very important. All the quotes, brackets, spaces, semicolons, etc need to be in the right spots.
Dave
On 2020-09-01 9:40 a.m., larry_n7fm wrote:
Tim.

It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.

If you scroll down to this section

#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Process the command code
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi
#

When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.

One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for whatever numbers you choose.

Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.

Larry - N7FM



On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect

KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Dave K9DC
 


Dontcha just love when that happens?  

In custom_decode I have a normally hashed out “exit 1” below a handful of commands I want to always work. When activated, everything above the “exit 1” works.  But everything below it, including all the normal decode functions, goes to the bit bucket.  

My typical use for this is if I am hosting or participating in some special event that I do not want to drop.  I can always log in with my iPhone or other device and manually edit custom_decode to put it back into normal service, or just operate the node with CLI commands.

-k9dc

On Sep 1, 2020, at 12:37, Tim <tbanks@...> wrote:

Thanks for the info  I will try this also I have been having someone disconnect our node during a meeting

 


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Thanks David that worked

-----Original Message-----
From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tim
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:46 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Thanks David

-----Original Message-----
From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Cameron - IRLP
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:44 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

This is not where to do this. The decode file is a synchronized file, and changes to it will be overwritten by an update.

The place to do this (as Rick pointed out), is to "trap" this in the custom_decode script.

pico /home/irlp/custom/custom_decode

Inside the script, add something like this

if [ "${1}" = "73" ] ; then exit 1 ; fi
if [ "${1}" = "74" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi

This will "dump" 73, and make 74 your new disconnect code.

The syntax is very important. All the quotes, brackets, spaces, semicolons, etc need to be in the right spots.

Dave


On 2020-09-01 9:40 a.m., larry_n7fm wrote:
Tim.

It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.

If you scroll down to this section

#---------------------------------------------------------------------
-
# Process the command code
#---------------------------------------------------------------------
-
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi #

When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.

One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for
whatever numbers you choose.

Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.

Larry - N7FM



On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet using the prefix set like 123 then node to turn on
the node should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to
disconnect

How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Thanks David

-----Original Message-----
From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Cameron - IRLP
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:44 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

This is not where to do this. The decode file is a synchronized file, and changes to it will be overwritten by an update.

The place to do this (as Rick pointed out), is to "trap" this in the custom_decode script.

pico /home/irlp/custom/custom_decode

Inside the script, add something like this

if [ "${1}" = "73" ] ; then exit 1 ; fi
if [ "${1}" = "74" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi

This will "dump" 73, and make 74 your new disconnect code.

The syntax is very important. All the quotes, brackets, spaces, semicolons, etc need to be in the right spots.

Dave


On 2020-09-01 9:40 a.m., larry_n7fm wrote:
Tim.

It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.

If you scroll down to this section

#---------------------------------------------------------------------
-
# Process the command code
#---------------------------------------------------------------------
-
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi #

When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.

One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for
whatever numbers you choose.

Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.

Larry - N7FM



On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet using the prefix set like 123 then node to turn on
the node should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to
disconnect

How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Thanks for the info  I will try this also I have been having someone disconnect our node during a meeting

 

From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick NK7I
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:41 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

In generic terms (I'm not at a place I can quickly link in for specifics), in Custom_decode, trap the 73 (if '73' statement, then cause it to do nothing) and add your 'if 12373' statement to close the link.

Save (make a copy of) the original file before messing about, so you have a working baseline (in case you oops).

73,
Rick NK7I
7962

On 9/1/2020 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:

Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

 

From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tim
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

KE4GUQ

 

 


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

David Cameron - IRLP
 

This is not where to do this. The decode file is a synchronized file, and changes to it will be overwritten by an update.

The place to do this (as Rick pointed out), is to "trap" this in the custom_decode script.

pico /home/irlp/custom/custom_decode

Inside the script, add something like this

if [ "${1}" = "73" ] ; then exit 1 ; fi
if [ "${1}" = "74" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi

This will "dump" 73, and make 74 your new disconnect code.

The syntax is very important. All the quotes, brackets, spaces, semicolons, etc need to be in the right spots.

Dave

On 2020-09-01 9:40 a.m., larry_n7fm wrote:
Tim.
It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.
If you scroll down to this section
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Process the command code
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi
#
When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.
One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for whatever numbers you choose.
Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.
Larry - N7FM
On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect

KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Thanks I found that and I place a # infront of it and it still work I will check that again

# if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi #

-----Original Message-----
From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of larry_n7fm
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:40 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim.

It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.

If you scroll down to this section

#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Process the command code
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi #

When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.

One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for whatever numbers you choose.

Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.

Larry - N7FM



On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet using the prefix set like 123 then node to turn on
the node should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to
disconnect

How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Rick NK7I
 

In generic terms (I'm not at a place I can quickly link in for specifics), in Custom_decode, trap the 73 (if '73' statement, then cause it to do nothing) and add your 'if 12373' statement to close the link.

Save (make a copy of) the original file before messing about, so you have a working baseline (in case you oops).

73,
Rick NK7I
7962

On 9/1/2020 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:

Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

 

From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tim
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

KE4GUQ

 

 


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

larry_n7fm
 

Tim.

It appears the "73" is detected by the /home/irlp/scripts/decode file.

If you scroll down to this section

#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Process the command code
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
# Test for disconnect command
#
if [ "${CMD}" = "73" ] ; then ${SCRIPT}/end ; exit 1 ; fi
#

When the "73" is detected it runs the /home/irlp/scripts/end file.

One would assume you could exchange the "73" in the command above for whatever numbers you choose.

Be safe and make a backup of the "decode" file before any editing.

Larry - N7FM

On 9/1/20 9:12 AM, Tim wrote:
Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?
*From:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Tim
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
*To:* IRLP@irlp.groups.io
*Subject:* [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect
How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect
KE4GUQ


Re: How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

Tim
 

Or better yet  using the prefix set   like 123 then node to turn on the node  should it also be for the 12373 to turn off?

 

From: IRLP@irlp.groups.io <IRLP@irlp.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tim
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:15 AM
To: IRLP@irlp.groups.io
Subject: [IRLP] How do I remove the 73 and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

How do I  remove the 73  and use the custom_decode to disconnect

 

KE4GUQ

 

 

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