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[aprssig] Linking digipeaters

lawrence labranche capdiamont at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 08:05:24 UTC 2011


I hope you don't mind me sticking my nose in to this. I'm finding the discussion 
interesting in regards to using Linux on embedded, or similar.

My idea is it should be modular. RF modules should communicate using  a 
standardized set of info on standardized pin-out. I'm thinking of Ethernet 
straight through cables home run to a controller, not IP based. Could connect to 
a ip network, just not as the main source of communication between modules. The 
idea being if one can just replace add or replace a module, without having to 
start all over.

As an example micro-controller is the Parallax Propeller chip. 
http://www.parallax.com/tabid/407/Default.aspx 8 cogs, fast, able to connect to 
keyboard, mouse, sd card, etc. Lost of objects people have done up.Bell 202 
object http://obex.parallax.com/objects/421/ .
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