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Latest Message: 3 days, 23 hours ago
  • K9EQ-Chris : 73 all
  • KO4ZJU-Ric : Thanks
  • KO4ZJU-Ric : Cool
  • K9EQ-Chris : Ric: Understand, it's actually pretty straight-forward. We can talk more about that in a future net.
  • KO4ZJU-Ric : Trying to understand the inner workings or difference between nodes and repeaters.
  • K9EQ-Chris : I believe he is.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Sorry Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • KO4ZJU-Ric : KG5AWL IS NOW CONNECTED THROUGH A REPEATER that has a node connected to 21493 room?
  • W4IOD-Odis : it's either PDN mode or Portable HRI mode since you're in the room you're in Portable HRI mode
  • KO4ZJU-Ric : I’m listening in on my ftm-400 in direct digital mode through a wires x node. Did I state that right?
  • KE0YJJguest_9282 : hello
  • guest_9282 : If the repeater is set into the DPID That verrides dgid . Then he can set the dgid to 00
  • KZ5TX-Dan : Howdy Odis, missed seeing you on the Princeton room earlier, hope all is well.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Hello Dan
  • KZ5TX-Dan : Howdy all, Hey Don, I'm hearing the 24 machine very well
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 6/20/2022
  • typodar :
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • KK4FWU-Phil : We already have a node on that frequency, plus a repeater.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Night Don
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : Got it thanks. ARRL
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone. 73
  • K9EQ-Chris : Will be doing an after-the-net
  • W4IOD-Odis : You have the google
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : Yes I heard of it but have not found the resource
  • K9EQ-Chris : YSF servers are back up after a recurrence of the same problem. That said, I expect the servers may be up and down for a bit to come.
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : Phil, when I was using your repeater to connect my node what was happening? Was I tying up your repeater? Or should I get back to eating the elephant to find the answer?
  • W4IOD-Odis : Rick, no disrespect intended but have you ever heard of a “Band Plan”?
  • KZ5TX-Dan : First photo is in direct mode, second photo is in access mode
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : So the answer is don’t use a repeater frequency to enter in transceiver settings on the node but use a simplex frequency.
  • W4IOD-Odis : It might make things more complicated as to what band I need to transmit on if the 300 was capable of doing that.
  • KZ5TX-Dan : Coming in a minute
  • AI5AI-Don : Ok, sure
  • KZ5TX-Dan : I can send you a photo of the screen when it is on Port HRI if you like.
  • AI5AI-Don : Thanks Dan. I figuried he was talking out of school!
  • KZ5TX-Dan : Just wanted to agree with you that on the 300,I don't think that you have access to a second frequency
  • AI5AI-Don : Yepper
  • W4IOD-Odis : He was Dan
  • KZ5TX-Dan : Hey Don AI5AI - are you over here
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : Check
  • KK4FWU-Phil : You need to use a different frequency
  • KK4FWU-Phil : why are you using my repeater frequency for your node Ric?
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : I’m still chewing on the elephant, but I have question on the wiresx node set up. In the transceiver settings do I have to have a repeater frequency entered in that section? I’m in digital using hri-200 with my ftm 400dx as my downer radio. I hope I’m asking this question the right way.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Slow I guess
  • KK4FWU-Phil : dont see it
  • W4IOD-Odis : Hello Phil, I sent you a text
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Phil
  • KK4FWU-Phil : evening
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy Odis
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 6/13/2022
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy everyone from Texas 06/13/2022
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • KO4ZJU-RIC : Appreciate the net.
  • K9EQ-Chris : The Yaesu error messages leave a little bit to be desired.
  • KO4ZJU : check. i have a ftm 400dxr on the way to go digital. im using my 991a now
  • K9EQ-Chris : One thought, if you are running analog then you won't be able to connect. We're digital only.
  • KO4ZJU : might because im using analog?
  • W4IOD-Odis : DR2X repeater program url: http://systemfusion.yaesu.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DR2X_APR-SEP_2022-FILLABLE.pdf
  • W4IOD-Odis : DR2X repeater program url: http://systemfusion.yaesu.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DR2X_APR-SEP_2022-FILLABLE.pdf
  • K9EQ-Chris : I did not see the attempt on this end.
  • KO4ZJU : yes i just tried to connect to 21493. Error: Connection Busy from MNWIS-CA(21493)
  • K9EQ-Chris : 2022/06/06 17:43:00 Connect Request From KO4ZJU-ND (75586)
  • K9EQ-Chris : You've been trying to connect to 11493, which is the node connected to a repeater. You want to connect to 21493 which is the room.
  • KO4ZJU : how about a node #i can connect to, my node is 75586 my room is 85586. the 21493 stats connection busy
  • N0PXT-Shane : 21493
  • KO4ZJU : whats the room number you guys are in?
  • N0PXT-Shane : Thanks for the question KO4ZJU!
  • KM6ARL : I tried on the radio but did not get in, question: Yaesu wires-X gives two ids one for the room and one for the you(or radio). Can you make a direct call to the radio(you) id ? (kinda like Brian question).
  • KO4ZJU : thanks Chris for the answer, i agree that radio is why im doing this. just curious. 🙂
  • KO4ZJU : Hello folks, I have a question about hri-200. is it possible to use without a radio? i was watching a youtube video and i saw the guy plug a microphone with a some kinda a battery rig and he talked and received.
  • VE3IGN-Don : Rgr
  • K9EQChris : They are building a network similar to ours, but somewhere they have switched both the YSF side and the WiRES-X side to MNWis.
  • VE3IGN-Don : ok
  • K9EQChris : No
  • VE3IGN-Don : Permentantly
  • K9EQChris : I forced VK5RSC out.
  • W4IOD-Odis : VK5RSC has left the MNWis room
  • guest_8921 : Seem like its the same station every week causing the loop issue. Can you block the station. VK5RSC ????????????
  • KK4FWU-Phil : Odis I am listening in. Storm coming in
  • W4IOD-Odis : GE Phil
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 6/6/2022
  • KK4FWU-Phil : Good Evening all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 6/6/2022 & HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy y'all from Texas 06/06/2022
  • KF0GEX-Paul : Just testing... Hi all!
  • N0ANE : Just like a real net ... a loop
  • N0ANE : DR-2X's always come back to life if I cycle through commands on the second receiver. Not fun to get into a city water tower on a holiday weekend.
  • N0ANE : I believe members of the Texas group has been using the simple clock timer to restart each night. Not going to impress anyone but it keeps from frustrating inconvenient trips. Thankfully my DR-2x
  • N0ANE : As I continue to "play" with the FT-5, it is exactly as you said, Chris. Now I've got a problem that I never knew I had. :-;
  • W4IOD-Odis : FB
  • KZ5TX-Dan : test
  • W4IOD-Odis : Hello Dan
  • W4IOD-Odis : With Memorial Day occurring on Monday May 30, 2022 there will be no Bakken Amateur Radio Society System Fusion Net for May 30,2022. Everyone have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend and join us Monday June 6, 2022 at 7:30pm CDT 00:30 UTC for the Bakken Amateur Radio Society System Fusion Net.
  • KC8I-Lyn : Not sure the link below is convenient. Search for "sc-55" and look for WIRES-X Connection Cable Kit SCU-57 / SCU-58.
  • KC8I-Lyn : Link to the new Prolific (!!) SCU drivers... https://www.yaesu.com › downloadFile.cfm?FileID=17445&FileCatID=42&FileName=WIRES-X_Connection_Cable_Kit_Driver_Installation_Manual_ENG_2205-A.pdf&FileContentType=application › pdf
  • KO4ZJU : Cool thanks for patience.
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE all
  • KK4FWU-Phil : 73 odis.. thanks
  • KK4FWU-Phil : Rick give me a shout the local repeaters. Plenty of people around will help. Odis is the guru for wires x around here. Im sure he can help at some point. watch the video he sent you
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • AI5AI-Don : Goodnight everyone. 73
  • W4IOD-Odis : Rick, watch the video best advice I can give you. you're going to get blocked from repeaters & rooms messing around if you don't know what your doing.
  • KK4FWU-Phil : Odis can you disconnect when its over?
  • KO4ZJU : 😁
  • KK4FWU-Phil : Yes Rick the KK4FWU Repeater is connected to the MNWis room for the net. Dont touch anything 😉
  • KO4ZJU : I’m listening now on 444.125
  • KO4ZJU : Kk4fwu is same net? I guess you can tell I need more research into how repeaters work. I just passed my tech back in April , I have no experience in electronics. My expertise is carpentry. My interest got peeked while getting my 107 license for flying drones commercial
  • W4IOD-Odis : Yes Rick the 442.100 is the W4IOD repeater
  • W4IOD-Odis : Gremlins
  • W4IOD-Odis : I'm sure Rick appreciates it Phil it seems to keep disconnecting.
  • KK4FWU-Phil : I connected it back Odis.
  • KO4ZJU : I guess that 442.100 is your repeater?
  • KO4ZJU : I will do more research on wiresx. I haven been hooking up to America link, I think that’s what it’s called, seeing different nodes available
  • W4IOD-Odis : Must have a good antenna
  • KO4ZJU : Yep
  • W4IOD-Odis : KO4ZJU Rick, are you still listening to us on the net?
  • KO4ZJU : Thanks O.
  • W4IOD-Odis : KO4ZJU: start here https://www.hamoperator.com/Hamoperator/WiRES-X_Bible/WiRES-X_Bible.html
  • W4IOD-Odis : Hello Phil
  • KO4ZJU : So when I push wiresx on my y991a I’m leaving c4fm? Seems as though I have access to group monitoring in both modes. I can’t get to wires x directly from fm mode. I have to be in c4fm to enter wiresx
  • W4IOD-Odis : System Fusion - Open specification with proprietary vocoder system available from Yaesu. Uses AMBE CODEC with C4FM modulation. The newest digital radio mode while C4FM is open standard the Wires X part is not and is only available (Proprietary) to Yaesu. To date Yaesu is the only manufacturer of radios for C4FM. T
  • KO4ZJU : Is c4fm different from wires x
  • KO4ZJU : Cool, look forward to it. I will watch this one though.
  • W4IOD-Odis : It's not that kind of video Rick I do have a presentation that covers that, but I have not applied it to narration and an actual video yet.
  • KO4ZJU : Perfect timing on the YouTube video Otis, that was going to be my question tonight. Explain deference in digital modes.
  • KO4ZJU : On the net kkfwu.
  • K9EQ-Chris : My latest YouTube uplink - nothing to do with Ham Radio. Just me flying my aircraft around a new housing development near me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vXbEggtp2w&t Nice if you want to just laze around in the air.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Chuck's mentioned link: https://youtu.be/JHE-SFd-LhA
  • K9EQ-Chris : Latest "who is using which radio" update: FT1D=2, FT2D=9, FT3D=9, FT5D=7, FT70D=22, FTM-100=4, FTM-200=1, FTM-300=10, FTM-400=30, FTM-3200=1, FTM-3207=1, FTM-7250=0, FT-991=15, DR-1X=0, DR-2X=0, Total=111
  • KO4ZJU : Online monitoring
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy Dan
  • KZ5TXDan : Howdy
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE All
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 5/23/2022
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone from Texas 05/23/2022
  • N0ANE : I've run a PDN under Windows 11 after the work around. But every attempt at an update from Microsoft can change it. Thanks Odis.
  • KZ5TXDan : Good night Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • AI5AI-Don : good night everyone 73
  • KO4ZJU : monitoring on yaesu ft 70d. just purchased yaesu 991A waiting power supply to fire it up
  • W4IOD-Odis : Want to bet? https://youtu.be/MLSDj-MiWzY
  • N0ANE : The cable change is all due to Windows 11? And the drivers that do work on Windows 11 cannot continue to work?
  • KO4ZJU : just found this page . cool
  • W4IOD-Odis : Come back and share what you findDan
  • KZ5TXDan : I found the youtube video and will do some more research on this. Thanks for your help
  • N0ANE : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X4fcWMfE58&t=12s
  • W4IOD-Odis : GPS good here thanks for asking 🙂
  • K9EQ-Chris : Anyone out there been having problems with the GPS in their radios?
  • AI5AI-Don : Thank you Odis. I just sent him a text to look at those timers.
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : hello Chris
  • K9EQ-Chris : Hello all
  • AI5AI-Don : hello Odis
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 5/16/2022
  • K3FZT-Steve : Thank you for another great net. 73 de K3FZT / Steve
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : 1 spam Chris hope that's not a sign. GE
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 5/9/2022
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W9AUV-Terry : Maybe a wires-x only net would be a better way to go for a Fusion technical net
  • W9AUV-Terry : That was pretty messed up tonight
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone 73
  • K3FZT-Steve : Thank you for the effort tonight. Many challenges. 73
  • WA7HPK : I was attempting to give a shout out to Rick KO4ZJU - brand new Technician and tonight was his first QSO/NET
  • WA7HPK : Found the chat window for MNWis. Will explore this site more in-depth.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Terry, he was caught in the YSF echo loop
  • W9AUV-Terry : no audio from wa7hpk
  • WO1VES-Brian : Yeah, I took my eyes off it, and it walked off all by itself. It even turned itself on and keyed up in the middle of the night.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Brian, did it walk off on it's own?
  • WO1VES-Brian : The last keyup I have on that radio ID was on my portable repeater that was up at the hamfest at 4:39 AM Eastern, when I was sound asleep. GPS points to the fairground.
  • WO1VES-Brian : So if anyone sees the radio ID E0Iuk show up, please let me know the call sign and GPS coordinates that show with it. Thanks!
  • WO1VES-Brian : Greetings All, I'm not sure if I should mention this over the air or not. But over the weekend, my FT1D was stolen. I was at a two day ham fest where you camp overnight at your table. Stupid me, I got tired, and accidentally left my FT1D sitting outside on a table at my site, and when I got up in the morning it was gone.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis and Chris
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 5/2/2022
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE everyone.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone from Texas 05-02-2022
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone from Texas 73
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe hope you can join us next Monday May 2, 2002 at 7:30 CDT 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : Thanks Don.
  • W4IOD-Odis : I took the case off
  • AI5AI-Don : Yepper!!
  • AI5AI-Don : good audio Odis as long as you keep the mic open.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Please give me a signal report on my next TX thank you
  • W4IOD-Odis : No my hands are swollen it's been raining here
  • AI5AI-Don : Well slap your hand! hi hi
  • W4IOD-Odis : Cover was covering it partially
  • RandyN4TDT : don - my quo was on my ftm300
  • W4IOD-Odis : I could be sorry Don I'll try to do better
  • AI5AI-Don : Odis. You are covering your mic on your ft3d
  • N0ANE : I wonder if he is confusing terms - C4FM versus YSF
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE all (or GA in CA). Looks like a P-25 transmission on YSF caused the Pi to crash.
  • RandyN4TDT : Questio
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis and Mike from Texas
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 4/25/2022
  • AA1PRMike : where do I find it in the pi star drop down list?
  • guest_1402 : where do I find it in the pi star drop down list?
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : hello Odis
  • K9EQ-Chris : GE all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 4/18/2022
  • AI5AI-Don : good night everyone 73
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • K9EQ-Chris : Hello.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone from Texas
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 4/11/2022
  • K9EQ-Chris : 73
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone! 73
  • K3FZT-Steve : Thank you for another evening of learning more of fusion. 73 de K3FZT / Steve
  • K9EQ-Chris : Don't forget to update all your Apple stuff.
  • K9EQ-Chris : There are some folks doing IMRS stuff. Might be best to hook up with them. Welcome to the dark side!
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : I still need to find some time to get with you on IMRS
  • AI5AI-Don : Yepper!
  • W4IOD-Odis : Don, too many 4 me to keep up with XCS XLX XRF
  • KD9GVS-Rick : Just saying thanks Chris for your explanation on my DR2X question tonite !
  • AI5AI-Don : Chris. He may be talking about the YCS network.
  • AI5AI-Don : ok. Thank you. I'll look it up.
  • K9EQ-Chris : Don: Sort of. We had a couple of contributions. They're in the project area. The Python solution has been much improved. Need to get back to the author for an update.
  • AI5AI-Don : Chris. Did you put a third party program, on hamoperator. com, to set up times to switch rooms for nets etc.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Chuck
  • K0ORK-Chuck : good evening all
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Shane, Odis and Chris
  • W4IOD-Odis : GE Shane
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • N0PXT-Shane : Hi Don.
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy everyone from Texas
  • N0PXT-Shane : Odis!
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 4/4/2022
  • K9EQ-Chris : Twice now I've forgotten to shut down the chat room. And twice not there has been no spam??!! What's happening? Has spam gone away? Well, I think not. Perhaps there is some better security that has been implemented. Anyway, methinks I will leave MNWis chat available all week and see how it goes.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : Where's the fun in that Brian. GE
  • WO1VES-Brian : It would help a lot if the operator of AmericaLink would lock the bridge to only connect to AL
  • K9EQ-Chris : There are limited ways to teach people how to run a network. All they need to do is prevent the WiRES-X side from doing a room change.
  • AI5AI-Don : I hate it when these LIDS do this. I wish their radios burn up!!!!!
  • K9EQ-Chris : No. They are connected to the WiRES-X Room #21,493.
  • WO1VES-Brian : I think that AmericaLink connection is the bridge link for the Wires-X to Hotspots. It's supposed to be connected to the AmericaLink room. I've found it connected to my Wolf-Den room before. I think it gets brought over accidentally by a hotspot user. I've just logged into my Wires-X program and disconnected it from my room when it happens.
  • K9EQ-Chris : AL is connecting to MNWis. So kind of them to carry our net on their network, don't you think?
  • AI5AI-Don : texas Nexus
  • AI5AI-Don : I'm looking at America link and YES we are on their link. They have done this to the
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy Odis and everybody
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don :p
  • N0PXT-Shane : Good Evening all.
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy all from Texas
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 3/28/2022
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • N0PXT-Shane : 73 all.
  • K3FZT-Steve : Another great net. 73 all.
  • Shawn-KN4RFJ : Actually, I have noted the same frequency drift pattern on the DR-1 but thought there was something wrong with my SDR. Good to know I’m not crazy.
  • W4IOD-Odis : I use SCU-19 by Yaesu Joel
  • W4IOD-Odis : Sorry, GE Matt, Joel
  • K0OQL-Joel : Any using a SCU 19 cable made by BlueMax 49er's?
  • N0ANE : He must be in HRI PDN to get into analog and digital rooms
  • K9EQ-Chris : 10 meter C4FM group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/c4fm10
  • N0ANE : Copy Odis here
  • KO4LIH-Matt : I can hear you Odis and now Chris
  • K0OQL-Joel : Any tips/settings using FT991 on 10m C4FM group mode.
  • KO4LIHMatt : oops, lost connection to the net ...
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 3/21/2022
  • K9EQ-Chris : Chat is enabled
  • K9EQ-Chris : 73 all
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone 73
  • K3FZT-Steve : Thank you for another great net.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD-Odis : That's good Don. it's pretty quiet here in the chatroom this evening
  • AI5AI-Don : Yes sir. So far so good
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don hope all is well with you
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Chris and Odis
  • K9EQ-Chris : FYI, the MNWis room is operating in digital-only tonight.
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 3/14/2022
  • K9EQChris : Chat is enabled
  • AI5AI-Don : 73 all
  • K3FZT-Steve : 73 de K3FZT / Steve all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • K3FZT-Steve : Thank you for the great discussions and contributions to my Fusion education.
  • AI5AI-Don : hello Odis and Chris
  • W4IOD-Odis : HowDEE Don
  • W4IOD-Odis : Good evening all 3/7/2022
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone from Texas 03/07/2022
  • K9EQChris : Chat is enabled
  • K9EQ-Chris : Shutting down until next time.
  • K9EQ-Chris : 73 all
  • W4IOD-Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • N9AGCGreg : thanks geez i was looking everywhere but the right spot
  • K9EQ-Chris : Main page of HamOperator.com - scroll to the bottom
  • N9AGCGreg : where did you say i could find the russian frequencies again i can't find them
  • K9EQ-Chris : I doubt Yaesu one change mode whilst connected. Perhaps that was the problem? I have to admit I was a little confused by the problem.
  • W9LBR-Bill : FYI - with my FT2 in P-HRI mode -- the A/B button was not effective until I disconnected from the active connection.
  • AD0MI-Pete : clearly they needed to include more buttons into the magic button combos to enable each mode on the radio
  • K9EQ-Chris : It's hard to imagine how Yaesu could have made the HRI/PDN/Direct/Whatever more complicated.
  • K9EQ-Chris : The change was probably part of a security component that got updated.
  • K9EQ-Chris : I see chat doesn't allow '/' anymore. Just did an update of the chat software.
  • W4IOD-Odis : See you all bunched up too
  • W4IOD-Odis : Hey Shane
  • N0PXTShane : Hi Odis!
  • W4IOD-Odis : ?
  • W4IODOdis : Good evening all 2/28/2022
  • K9EQChris : Chat is enabled
  • K9EQ/Chris : Shutting down the chat until next week.....
  • AE0DL/Karl : Thanks Pete.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • K9EQ/Chris : Some say Tuesday is Twosday. I disagree. It's semicolon day. 2/22/22 = ';' Here's how. It's really 02/22/2022 which is 0111 1011. In other words Hex '3B' which is ASCII for ';'. So tomorrow is semicolon day.
  • N0PXT/Shane : 73 Steve haver a great night.
  • AI5AI-Don : 73 everyone
  • k3fzt/kh6 Steve : 73 de K3FZT / Steve
  • k3fzt/kh6 Steve : K9EQ--I like to search before I ask. I prefer text to audio (I grew up reading encyclopedias and listening to music, not words--still trying to get the podcast habit.) Thanks for IDing by connection to your YSF node as an FT1. I'd been wondering. In fact, I'm using a DVMEGA Cast out here in Hawai'i--direct connection to the servers. No RF involved.
  • AD0MI/Pete : 73
  • W4IOD/Odis : https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-to-create-a-local-account-in-windows-11/24c2e160-ac65-4748-a733-529e6507dfdf
  • AI5AI-Don : Well it's more than I had. Thank you.
  • AD0MI/Pete : 46100-46122 would actually do. Might be worth rebooting the computer and router to see if that clears anything up.
  • KC9ONY/Tom : FYI, when I look myself up, the info isn't totally correct or is outdated. Hope it works out for you,.
  • W4IOD/Odis : https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-to-create-a-local-account-in-windows-11/24c2e160-ac65-4748-a733-529e6507dfdf
  • AI5AI-Don : Thank you sir. I'll contact him As soon as the net is over
  • AE0DL/Karl : UDP 46000 thru 46200 (I think that's the right ones) are open and forwarded the the Wires-x machine. Are there others?
  • KC9ONY/Tom : don't know how accurate it is
  • KC9ONY/Tom : yes
  • AI5AI-Don : Tom. Was that you who sent the contact info?
  • AI5AI-Don : Yes sir, I'm happy as well.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Glad that worked out for you Don
  • KC9ONY/Tom : forgot to change my guest name, sorry
  • AD0MI/Pete : you'd think it does. You could also try using nmap from another internet connection to scan the firewall for open ports
  • AI5AI-Don : I don't know who sent that link, but thank you very much. That was what I needed.
  • AE0DL/Karl : I agree. Does the test create outbound traffic that I should be able to see with Wireshark?
  • AD0MI/Pete : then I would double check the firewall. Something isn't right.
  • AE0DL/Karl : Windows Firewall is off and AV software is disabled.
  • AE0DL/Karl : As far as I can tell all ports are opened for outbound.
  • AD0MI/Pete : in addition check av software and built in firewalls on the PC.
  • AE0DL/Karl : We have a new router and internet connection at TCFMC
  • AD0MI/Pete : I've always opened them bi-directional
  • guest_3062 : https://nuwber.com/person/563a2ba698f8a849c1e7da64
  • guest_3062 : Possible contact info for W8TPB
  • AE0DL/Karl : Outgoing? We have added the inbound UDP ports to port forwarding.
  • guest_3559 : Karl: it's testing that the ports are open to the internet. It's needed for the communications protocols to work correctly.
  • AI5AI-Don : It has been turned off at Texas Nexus
  • AE0DL/Karl : Trying to get the TCFMC repeater back on the air with wires. We keep failing the Port Test on the Wires-x software. What is it really testing?
  • K9EQ/Chris : Well, that's a major reason why I dropped support for FCS. You're only choice is to drop the FCS connection.
  • AI5AI-Don : Wish I could, but he is using the FCS reflector.
  • K9EQ/Chris : I'd block his IP. That works immediately. Proper YSF reflector software can also block calls and radio IDs. 🙂
  • W4IOD/Odis : Per updated FCC regs he's supposed to have an email address listed
  • AI5AI-Don : Thanks Shane, I looked as well.
  • N0PXT/Shane : I looked in the FCC database and no additional there. Sorry.
  • AI5AI-Don : Thanks Odis
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don, sorry I can't help on that one IDK Donald
  • AI5AI-Don : Thanks Shane
  • N0PXT/Shane : Sorry Don I don't.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone. Does anyone have contact information for Donald W8PTB out of Arlington Ohio? He has his hotspots bridging the America link over to the Texas Nexus. He does not have an email address in QRZ.
  • N0PXT/Shane : Good evening all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 2/21/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled.
  • guest_7542 : Good evening all 2/21/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Shutting down.....
  • k3fzt/kh6 Steve : Thank you for another fine net. 73 de K3FZT / Steve
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • N0PXT/Shane : GE all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 2/14/2022 I trust everyone has had a good valentine’s day.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD/Odis : GE Steve
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : Good afternoon (HST) from Kihei, Maui.🙋🏻‍♂️
  • K9KWP/Kevin : Hello Don
  • N0PXT/Shane : Hey Don.
  • AI5AI-Don : and Shane
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis and Chris and Keven
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don :p
  • W4IOD/Odis : GE Kevin
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy everyone from Texas
  • K9KWP/Kevin : Hi all
  • N0PXT/Shane : Good evening all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 2/7/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • K9EQ/Chris : Text entry shut down until next net due to spam. If it isn't working at the start of the net, you may need to remind K9EQ to re-enable it. 🙂
  • K9EQ/Chris : 73 all. For those who are cold, stay warm. For those who are warm, be cool.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • N0PXT/Shane : Good Evening all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 1/31/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled 31 Jan 2022
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone. 73 from Texas
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : Thank you. A great learning net.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD/Odis : I didn't think so Steve thanks
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : There is no Yaesu software for managing the memory or settings of an FT-991A. Also and FT-991A owner/user.
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : Missed that. Thanks.
  • W4IOD/Odis : He couldn't answer that for me Steve so he needs to check
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : Is he using a memory for the access point setup and does he inadvertently have it set for FM-Wide?
  • AI5AI-Don : Nope! Not ever!!
  • W4IOD/Odis : Nah that wouldn't happen Don :p
  • AI5AI-Don : He must be using a FT-3 handheld. He keeps covering the mic.
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis and Chris
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : Sorry I'm late! Howdy everyone from Texas
  • KF0HMX/Eric : Wisconsin band plan states: 433.025 - 434.975 for aux links
  • W4IOD/Odis : A second block within the 70cm band (445.00 - 447.00 MHz) is reserved for "Auxiliary and Control Links, Repeaters, and Simplex (Local Option)". Again, your Hotspot is a good fit, here. If you start at 445.0125, and go to 446.9875 Mhz, with 12.5 KHz spacing, you end up with the following list of possible frequencies. IT IS UP TO YOU TO MAKE SURE A FREQUENCY IS NOT ALREADY IN USE BEFORE YOU BEGIN US
  • W4IOD/Odis : Suggested Hotspot Frequencies The ARRL Amateur Radio Band Plan suggests the following possibilities on the 70cm UHF U.S. Band Plan. IN THE U.S.: Part of the 70cm band (433.00 - 435.00 MHz) is reserved for "Auxiliary Repeater Links" (your Hotspot fits this definition well enough.) If you start at 433.0125, and go to 434.9875 Mhz, with 12.5 KHz spacing, you end up with the following list of possible
  • KF0HMX : https://wi-repeaters.org/forms/WAR-Bandplan-Revised-2019.pdf
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hello Steve
  • K3FZT/KH6 Steve : Good afternoon (HST) all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 1/24/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • K0OTC/Tyler : Thanks again for the information. 73
  • AI5AI-Don : Goodnight all 73
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night all 73
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • K9EQ/Chris : Howdeedoo
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Chris
  • AI5AI-Don : Howdy Odis
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone from Texas.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hello Tyler welcome
  • K0OTC/Tyler : First time here. Hello everyone
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 1/17/2022
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD/Odis : See Ham Operator dot com for setup guide for 24/7 operation my best advice to Dan
  • W4IOD/Odis : Thanks Lance way too many variables
  • KB7SQS : Something on the computer is probably going to sleep.
  • n4wcq/rick : evening odis
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hello Rick
  • W4IOD/Odis : https://register.ysfreflector.de/
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 1/10/2022
  • n4wcq/rick : the colorado digital net on Tue at 9:30 EST covers hotspots
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • AI5AI-Don : Good night everyone. Have a safe week.
  • N0PXT/Shane : Night all.
  • KF0HMX/Eric : Thanks Chris
  • KF0HMX/Eric : Ok, thanks Odis.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Not really. But going into the WiRES-X control mode won't change or hurt anything. Just exit the mode when done.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD/Odis : No sir not that I am aware of
  • KF0HMX/Eric : Is there a way to tell (from the radio) what room a repeater is on without holding the Wires-X button?
  • KF0HMX/Eric : Thanks Chris, I have been talking with N0ANE in St. Peter as well and getting to know others that are operating Fusion.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Eric, thanks for stopping by. FYI, we're the 2nd oldest Fusion net and the first and oldest net that has been on WiRES-X.
  • KF0HMX/Eric : I am glad this is Monday's because Sunday's seem to be a busy net night for southern MN.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Welcome Eric we are here every Monday
  • KF0HMX/Eric : First time on a MNWis net. Thanks everyone for the helpful info.
  • AI5AI-Don : evening Odis
  • W4IOD/Odis : there he is HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : hello everyone from Texas
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hello Shane
  • N0PXT/Shane : Good Evening all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good evening all 1/3/2022 Happy New Year & I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled
  • AI5AI-Don : 73 to all
  • K3FZT Steve : Thank you, all. 73
  • K9EQ/Chris : Text entry shut down until next net due to spam. If it isn't working at the start of the net, you may need to remind K9EQ to re-enable it. 🙂
  • K9EQ/Chris : 73
  • K9EQ/Chris : No net on the 27th.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a Merry Christmas stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • W4IOD/Odis : Register your Yaesu radio for node use here: https://www.yaesu.com/jp/en/wires-x/regist/index.php#:~:text=WIRES-XTOPNewmemberregistrationInputyoure-mail,clickSend.ConfirmyouraddressbeforeclickingSend.
  • W4IOD/Odis : https://www.yaesu.com/jp/en/wires-x/regist/index.php#:~:text=WIRES-XTOPNewmemberregistrationInputyoure-mail,clickSend.ConfirmyouraddressbeforeclickingSend.
  • W4IOD/Odis : GE not that I am aware of the stock dummy load rubber duck antenna ought to make a nice impedance match SWR shouldn't be a issue.
  • W0ADL : Does my ft5d display swr?
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello Odis
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI-Don : Hello everyone
  • W4IOD/Odis : GE Steve
  • K3FZT Steve : Good evenning, Odis and the group.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good Evening all 12/20/2021
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Text entry shut down until next net due to spam. If it isn't working at the start of the net, you may need to remind K9EQ to re-enable it. 🙂
  • K9EQ/Chris : 73 all!
  • AI5AI Don : Good night everyone
  • W4IOD/Odis : Everyone have a good evening and stay safe 73 de W4IOD SK SK
  • MichaelReawl : I consider, that you have deceived. thetranny.com
  • N0ANE : An HDMI/VGA dummy load
  • N0ANE : And yes, it was in PDN mode. Sorry I have no ideas.
  • K9EQ/Chris : Okay. BTW, the problem only exists when running in PDN mode. No problem with an HRI-200 connected.
  • N0ANE : Ran a tired old Windows 7 machine headless with Wires X and Google remote desktop with no problem. It can be done and I don't qualify for IT status.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hey Shawn
  • AI5AI Don : Hello Odis
  • KN4RFJ/Shawn : Good evening all
  • W4IOD/Odis : HowDEE Don
  • AI5AI Don : Hello everyone from Texas
  • W4IOD/Odis : Hello Shane & Steve
  • Steve K3FZT : Good evening all.
  • N0PXT/Shane : Evening all.
  • W4IOD/Odis : Good Evening all 12/6/2021
  • K9EQ/Chris : Chat is enabled

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