Episode 172: DXMini Pi-Star Hotspot for Amateur Radio

The DXMini hotspot – both a simplex model and a full duplex model, that allows 2-timeslots to operate on DMR – review and setup. This is another great, very well-made and constructed, hotspot for multi-mode digital voice on the various networks for Amateur Radio. These hotspots have a very solid, […] Read more »

Episode 160: SharkRF openSPOT2 Debut and Setup

SharkRF openSPOT2 Most folks who know about DMR or DSTAR or YSFG hotspots have heard about, or probably own, the SharkRF Openspot. This was a very versatile plug-n-play hotspot from SharkRF out of Estonia for a couple of years. The only draw-back to it was the fact that it was […] Read more »

Episode 135: Comparing the Openspot and Nanospot Hotspots

The SharkRF Openspot is, by far, the most popular micro-repeater hotspot for Amateur Radio, mostly due to the ease of use and the fact that it’s been out for about 2 years.  Recently, Micro-node released another device, called the Nanospot, that is closer in price to the Openspot than their […] Read more »