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by G6JEF
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.

On the Beaglebone forums, Win32 Disk Imager has been deprecated. The recommendation is to use Balena Etcher (which is smart enough to not require one unpack ZIP files to get to the image file). Win32 Disk Imager may still be useful if making a /copy/ of the SD card onto the computer. Yeah, I dare s...
by G6JEF
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.

OK, an update...... Have managed to get into the config page on the hotspot, the problem was that I was expecting the Auto AP to come up with the goods and it did seem to find my modem and I was able to connect to it through my WiFi settings, however despite that, it still needed for me to go throug...
by G6JEF
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.

Thanks for that, my zum display doesn't come up with any versions it just scrolls the words MMDVM so I might flash an empty card and slot it in, keeping the old card until I know everything is working. Problem I have now is no matter how I try I can't get onto the Pi Star dashboard, non of the links...
by G6JEF
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.

Thanks Brian, I appreciate your help, especially your final comment. I think what I'll do is get my codeplug sorted out, fire up the ZumSpot and leave it on for a few days and see what happens. I've since found out a tiny bit more on the Brandmeister website but as usual they assume you know what yo...
by G6JEF
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Newbie About To Take The Plunge.
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Newbie About To Take The Plunge.

Hi all.... Some months ago I purchased a ZumSpot from Martin Lynch and for work related and personal reasons I've not hade the time to get my head around setting it up until now. The device came pre-built with the memory card pre-installed with the Pi Star software. What's concerning me now is the f...
by G6JEF
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Radio Frequency ???
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Re: Radio Frequency ???

Thanks Andrew, I have a friend that only lives about 100mtrs away from me and I didn't want to use the one he has for his hotspot.
by G6JEF
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Pi-Star General Support
Topic: Radio Frequency ???
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Radio Frequency ???

Hi folks. I'm just trying to get all my ducks in a row before going ahead and powering up my Zum Spot to configure it for the first time. I realise this is a newbie question and one that has probably been asked before, to that end I did a search first but all I get back are messages telling me the s...
by G6JEF
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: ZUMSpot (Hat / Libre / USB)
Topic: My 1st Hotspot
Replies: 8
Views: 3321

Re: My 1st Hotspot

Hi. I've just taken delivery of the latest Zum Spot from ML&S and I'm sure they said to me that this could happen and I was to click on update at the top of the Pi Star software.
not sure If you got the problem sorted in the meantime.
Regards, Steve