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 »

Episode 95: Operating a SharkRF Openspot over a MESH Network

Operating a SharkRF Openspot over a MESH Network: Today Darryl, K5DLQ, and I connect our MESH nodes together over an internet tunnel (this simulates a true over-the-air MESH network connection that isn’t possible due to the distance that Darryl and I are from each other) and connect our SharkRF Openspot […] Read more »