[nos-bbs] JNOS needs D-STAR abilities

Gene Mayler mayler at sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 1 07:19:25 EDT 2008

Hi Mark,

> With the modem already embedded into the D-STAR appliance all we need to
> to is attach the radio to the serial port as though it was a TNC. I'm
> guessing that JNOS would need a driver for D-STAR to accomplish this.
> The problem arises (I think) at the user end. They either have to run
> JNOS as a client or have some sort of "shim" app that captures their IP
> traffic and pushes it through the radio. This sort of already exists
> with D-RATS.
> It occurs to me that as the data mode can use the repeaters as well as
> the voice mode this could be quite a useful tool.
> Am I barking mad here or do I have an idea?

Hmmmmm?   Maybe not.

73, Gene - K8EE

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