Pi sound card (was: Re: [APRSISCE] How to stop APRS-IS port from sending out beacons)

Rob Giuliano

Guess, this thread got moved to the rgoups.io section.
Was a conversation between Fred and I on projects.

Although a little off topic ...
Anyone interested, the discussion was about the  FE-PI AUDIO Z V2 board and the Nexus DR-X (http://wb7fhc.com/nexus-dr-x.html) interface board to connect 2 radios to a Pi through DireWolf or other applications.

Sorry for the confusion.

Robert Giuliano

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, 1:06:13 PM EDT, Rob Giuliano via groups.io <kb8rco@...> wrote:

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, 12:38:23 PM EDT, Fred Hillhouse <fmhillhouse@...> wrote:

I was looking for the connector that gets soldered into the FE-Pi for plugging  into the Pi. I finally found it. I also found 2 more Fe-Pi boards that I forgot I had. That is exciting!


Fred N7FMH


From: APRSISCE@groups.io [mailto:APRSISCE@groups.io] On Behalf Of Komkit Listisard via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:47 AM
To: APRSISCE@groups.io
Subject: [APRSISCE] How to stop APRS-IS port from sending out beacons


Hi folks,
I have both RF and IS ports enabled.  I unchecked "Beacon" under APRS-IS port configuration. 

Most of the time when I checked the APRS.FI I noticed    "W3KIT>APWW11 via TCPIP*,qAC,T2MEXICO"   or something similar instead of RF digipeating path.

I was looking at the Soundmodem screen,  I did see the digipeater acknowledged my "RF beacon"  and did not collided with other packets,  but APRS.FI somehow is showing I am beaconing via TCPIP instead of RF.

Been reading,  I understand if I unchecked "Beacon" under APRS-IS port configuration, APRSIS32 would not reporting my position to the server over the TCPIP.

Is there another settings that I may have missed? Or some sort of a filter that I could use.

Thanks,  Kit W3KIT

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