APRS iGATE Receive Only Node

£9.50

The simple way to setup a APRS iGATE receive node. All you need is a Raspberry Pi (any model except the original), RTL-SDR dongle, antenna, power supply and my microSD card.

I’ve also included a configuration wizard that will guide you through entering your details.

 

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Description

This brand new card is based on my Data Modes column in the June 2020 edition of PW magazine.  By combining a standard DVB-T TV dongle (RTL-SDR dongle) with a Raspberry Pi you can create a very simple but effective, APRS, iGATE receive node. This is a great way to contribute to the local APRS network at very low cost.

The ideal Pi model for this APRS node is the Pi-Zero-W. This model has adequate processing power and includes Wi-Fi that can be used for the link back to the home Wi-Fi network. By combining the Pi-Zero-W with an RTL-SDR dongle you can build a very compact and economical APRS iGATE node.

With each order you will receive a high quality class 10, 16GB, microSD card, loaded with the Raspberry Pi Operating System, Dire Wolf packet software and rtl-fm SDR receiver software. I also include  8-pages of printed instructions and direct support if you get stuck!

 

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