[aprssig] Standalone APRS on Rasberry Pi?

John D. Hays john at hays.org
Mon Oct 3 12:31:32 CDT 2016


The RTC can be solved pretty easily and inexpensively.  Of course if you
have a GPS (e.g. tracker) you can keep the clock up to date.

https://nw-digital-radio.groups.io/g/udrc/wiki/UDRC%E2%84%A2-and-Direwolf-Packet-Modem#Xastir-Install

On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Kenneth Finnegan <
kennethfinnegan2007 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The fundamental issue with using a Raspberry Pi offline is that it does
> not have a real time clock chip (or CMOS battery to run one), so every time
> you turn off power to it, it loses the current time.
>
> If you're planning on using an RPi offline, you definitely want to fit it
> with an RTC hat. I poked at the problem for a week before giving up on
> using Pis offline and went back to more traditional mini ITX motherboards
> for offline digipeaters.
>
> Of course, I run Aprx on all of my digipeaters, which is fitting since I'm
> the maintainer of Aprx.
>
> --
> Kenneth Finnegan
> http://blog.thelifeofkenneth.com/
>
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 7:44 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>
>> Is there an APRS client that runs, stand-alone on a Rasberry Pi (that is
>> remote and the internet is not available?)
>>
>>
>>
>> Bob, WB4APR
>>
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