Episode 018 - Jim Kinter - K5KTF
First Licensed: 2008
First Rig: Yaesu FT208R HT and Yaesu FT101
Echolink Node: 839153 443.625 Mhz Repeater
Pete the Greek - is Pete Varounis, NL7XM, a amateur radio call sign historian. He uses his collection of call books to research call signs.
Hambuds - Jim's local radio club
Broadband Hamnet, HSMM Mesh - This should be your first stop if you have an interest in building a broadband ham radio mesh network in your community. This the website of the Austin, Tx group that his built a broadband mesh network between hams in the Austin area. This network can pass voice, video, and data between hams. The technology allows mobile operation of the broadband nodes as long as the mobile node is in range of other mesh nodes.
Mesh Network Equipment Vendor:
All three of these presentations give very good overviews of ham mesh networking.
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K5KTF Ham Radio Station
Austin, Texas HSMM Mesh Network
Linksys WRT054GL Router