BPQ32 Example ARDOP port

Example for a Ardop port

BPQ32 Example Winmor port

Example for a Winmor port

BPQ32 Example AXIP port

Example for a AXIP port

BPQ32 Example Telnet port

Example for a Telnet port

BPQ32 Example Direwolf port

Example for a Direwolf port

BPQ32 Example Kiss Tracker port

Example for a Kiss Tracker Port

BPQ32 Example Kiss Port

Example for a Kiss port

Watchdog

I use watchdog to monitor my RPI. Do services go offline or the RPI is not responding, watchdog kicks in and restart the system. Now I also want watchdog to watch my Linbpq. This is possible with watchdog, watchdog looks at a PID file. As far as I know, no PID file is created when starting Linbpq.

Now there is a possibility that when starting Linbpq with systemd a command can be given so that a PID file is created.

This is my linbpq.service file from systemd

This command creates a linbpq.pid file, now it is possible that watchdog monitors linbpq.

At the end of my watchdog configuration file (/etc/watchdog.conf) I have added the following line.

Take a look at what happens when you stop Linbpq.

Yes the system is ReBoOtInG (I hoop)

Lcd Display on a PI

After a busy period, I finally have a bit  “Me Time” again.

David KI6ZHD (drache), has written a fantastic article about setting up and configuring a RaspBerry PI. This article also contains a piece about setting up an LCD display at the GPIO port of the Raspberry PI.

This can be read here.
http://www.trinityos.com/HAM/CentosDigitalModes/RPi/rpi2-setup.html#60a.appendix-i2c-lcd

I have ordered a 20×4 LCD display and an I2C LCD interface on the internet.The price was $ 14.96 including shipping costs. Nice.

Take the time to read this good article.

http://www.trinityos.com/HAM/CentosDigitalModes/RPi/rpi2-setup.html

Xfbb interface with Linbpq

In bpq32.cfg add

TNCPORT
COMPORT=/home/pi/fbbded
TYPE=DED
STREAMS=1
APPLMASK=4
ENDPORT

This creates a DED Host mode TNC on device /home/pi/fbbded, accessible from the LinBPQ Node as Application 3. Change APPLMASK and APPLICATION line if you already use APPL 3

APPLICATION 3,FBB

This allows uses to connect to FBB. You can add the usual Call, Alias and Quality if you want to be able to access FBB directly instead of via the Node.

Change APPLMASK and APPLICATION line if you already use APPL 3

In /usr/local/etc/ax25/fbb/port.sys#

# FBB7.0.8-beta8
#
#Ports TNCs
1 1
#
#Com Interface Adress (Hex) Baud
1 9 /home/pi/fbbded 9600
#
#TNC NbCh Com MultCh Pacln Maxfr NbFwd MxBloc M/P-Fwd Mode Freq 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00/01 —- File-fwd.
1 6 1 1 250 2 1 10 00/15 DUWYL 145
#
# End of file.
#

This tells fbb to use /home/pi/fbbded as a DED Mode TNC.