DVAP Setup

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k2dls
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DVAP Setup

Post by k2dls » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:09 pm

I just setup my 2m DVAP with Pi-Star and note that the DVAP setup did not work without requiring several additional settings. I have not seen these documented elsewhere, so I share them here for your convenience.

In the Configuration GUI:

Controller Software: DStarRepeater
Radio/Modem Type: DVAP (USB)
Controller Mode: Simplex

However, this is not enough for the DVAP to communicate out over the gateway. Next, enter the Expert Editors screen. Select quick edit DStarRepeater and very carefully:

Change Mode from 0 to 1.
Change rpt1Validation from 1 to 0 (doesn't require RPT1 value in radio to use DVAP).

Apply Changes and then quick edit ircDDBGateway. Very carefully:

Change gatewayType from 0 to 1.

Perhaps the Pi-Star team would consider having these fields populated as above when selecting a Radio/Modem Type of DVAP.

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by ct1dvm » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:49 am

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by HB9ETR » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:29 pm

I recommend updating the dvap FW to v 1.07

Where is the updater?

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by ct1dvm » Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:05 am

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by N7HHI » Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:17 am

ct1dvm wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:05 am
HB9ETR wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:29 pm
I recommend updating the dvap FW to v 1.07

Where is the updater?
If you updated as you would to then recommend, then you will already have the updater on your PC.
I don't understand your reply.
I don't know where to find the dvap FW v 1.07
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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by ct1dvm » Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:44 am

How can you recommend something you have not tried ?

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by N7HHI » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:34 pm

ct1dvm wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:44 am
How can you recommend something you have not tried ?
I am confused Luis, the only one that recommended updating dvap FW to v 1.07 was you on your post of Sun Sep 16, 2018.

Who are you asking "How can you recommend something you have not tried" ?
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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by ct1dvm » Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:37 am

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Re: DVAP Setup

Post by N7HHI » Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:23 am

HB9ETR was quoting you from the post right above his post. He asked where to find the FW that you recommended.
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