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Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:49 pm
by AE5JO
Update - when using an Openspot as RF bridge between YSF reflector and DR2 repeater, it will repeat locally but does not pass to WIRES-X room. When I try using ZumSpot on Pi3B+ running PiStar 4.1.0 to try to bridge YSF reflector and same repeater, the repeater doesn't even repeat the signal though I can hear it on the input.

Everything passes fine from the repeater/WIRES-X room to the YSF reflector so the YSF users can hear the WIRES-X users, but not vice versa.

Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:41 pm
by M1DNS
For us, what you have reported has been the case for a very long time. Continued updates in yaesu repeater firmware broke the ability for us an age ago. But, 'luckily' the three wires nodes here have all been removed from lack of interested parties using them, so fer us it's no longer an issue. We have one aesu repeater locally here now which is stand alone with near zero users.

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Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:51 pm
by EI2GLB
Follow up from the Facebook post, I have updated Pi-Star I can connect and have a qso but when I unlink from the original TG, when I search again it gives me the ysf list and not the DMR list that I originally had,

Only way to get the DMR list is to reset the Pi-Star software and go again,

Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:18 pm
by M1DNS
Don't do another follow up x call...

viewtopic.php?t=1394

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Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:20 pm
by EI2GLB
Thanks Andrew

So how do I get back into YSF2DMR after I disconnect, resetting the Pi isn't easy as I'm running a gateway so I'm not at the pi if you know what I mean,

Thanks
Trevor,

Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:13 pm
by M1DNS
Leave all the start up entries blank.

Use an initial Xkeyup to select the link.
ie a std YSF ref. ysf2dmr ysf2nxdn etc etc.
Then back out of x mode. X key agn gives you the choices for the cross over links.
It BM TG's NXDN reflectors etc. Use the X command to select the connection. Back out of x mode agn.

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Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:53 am
by k7ovg
i'm running last year's version of pi-star kernel 4.19.17. The older version allows for painless switching of the fusion groups from my dmr handheld.

I tried to "upgrade" to the newest version of pi-star kernel 4.19.97 and the dmr side worked well but the dmr2ysf side did not work at all. The only difference appears to be the kernel version.

Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:14 pm
by AD8DP
MW0MWZ wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:50 pm
If you are running Pi-Star v4.1.0 - can you update and test this for me, I've pulled in the patch.
Apparently my notifications don't work correctly, I just saw this. Anyway, it works correctly, glad to see this made it into Pistar. The local DMR guys are happy to be able to talk on YSF reflectors again as well!

Not sure if you saw my later post to the thread: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=2151 but I later learned that the radio ID is not needed after all. The key that made this work across Wires-X was changing the total frames from 7 to 6 and using the DT1 byte sequence as shown in my INI file. You can change RadioID to ***** and CallMode to 0 and everything will still work correctly. FYI when CallMode is 1, a radio ID is required. When CallMode is 0, a RadioID is not required. It will be cool if ultimately you break all of the FICH settings and DT1/DT2 bytes out to the INI file as in my fork, so that changes like this can be made without rebuilding the software.

Re: Why no DMR2YSF users are being heard anymore, and how to get around it

Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:38 pm
by AD8DP
Heh, looks like you did all of this on github at the same time I posted the last message, looking good. Just note what I mentioned about the DT1 bytes on the github site.