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Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:17 am
by VK3HAW
Within the DMR configuration, the DMR Master "DMRGateway" has some default rewrite rules, which can be edited.

When selecting either DMR+ or BrandMeister as Master, there doesn't seem to be any rewrite rules, but I assume that there must be some somewhere as TS1 is disabled.

Are the rewrite rules handled by Pi-Star or by the Master Servers? If they are handled by Pi-Star, is there some config file that is editable?

Thanks
VK3HAW

Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:05 pm
by n9mxq
If you have a simplex hotspot, there is not TS1. You need a duplex hotspot for both time slots.

Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:27 pm
by VK3HAW
Yes, I have a simplex hotspot.

No, TS1 is not enabled, it is disabled.

The question is, where are the rewrite rules for TS1 defined, in Pi-Star or in the Master server?

Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:54 pm
by W1KMC
Configuration --> Expert Mode -> DMRGATEWAY (under the full editor ) as the top one is in GUI form - the full editor show in textual form.

Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:13 pm
by KD8DVR
VK3HAW wrote:Yes, I have a simplex hotspot.

No, TS1 is not enabled, it is disabled.

The question is, where are the rewrite rules for TS1 defined, in Pi-Star or in the Master server?
On a simplex hotspot, ts1 is supposed to be disabled. TS1 is not available on a simplex hotspot. Period.

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Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:18 pm
by M1DNS
As said many times. You'll need to use a duplex installation to have both ts1 and ts2 available

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Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:34 pm
by AF6VN
VK3HAW wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:27 pm
Yes, I have a simplex hotspot.

No, TS1 is not enabled, it is disabled.

The question is, where are the rewrite rules for TS1 defined, in Pi-Star or in the Master server?
As I understand it, there are no time slot rewrite rules for simplex hotspots. The hotspot only captures/sends TS2. Assignment of talk groups to time slots is something done at the repeater/hotspot level and does not propagate beyond that level (just as "color code" is only used between your radio and the hotspot/repeater). Only the talk group number has meaning to the master servers.

Can't speak for a duplex hotspot...

Re: Rewrite Rules in Simplex Node

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:38 pm
by VK3HAW
Thank you all for your kind replies
AF6VN wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:34 pm

Assignment of talk groups to time slots is something done at the repeater/hotspot level and does not propagate beyond that level (just as "color code" is only used between your radio and the hotspot/repeater). Only the talk group number has meaning to the master servers.
This answers my question, which last night I came to the conclusion to myself. It is done at server level.

Let me shed light on the specific situation that led me to ask the question. My simplex hotspot (TS2 only) is connected to DMR+_IPSC2-VKHOTSPOT http://hot.vkdmr.com/. This allows me to connect to TG5 and TG3809 (TS1) using "DMR+ Options=TS1_1=5;TS1_2=3809;TS2_1=505;". and transmit/receive to them. Congratulations to the VKDMR team and their hard work is appreciated. I apologise for making myself confused.

Edit: Using TG3809 TS2 on my radio.


Edit 2: I stand corrected, the rewrite rules can be defined in DMRGateway where TS1 can be brought over to TS2 for simplex hotspot.