[Android] Setting up a Ham Radio hotspot in the cloud (or Raspberry Pi) and accessing it with DVSwitch Mobile

There are times when you can’t always have your HT and/or hotspot with you but you want to stay in contact with a certain talk group or club.

For Android users, it’s pretty easy to setup a hotspot in the cloud or a Rasperry Pi at home and use DVSwitch Mobile to access any of the digital modes. Note: I only set mine up for DMR.

Update: EA5GVK has a Raspberry Pi image that has all modes working and a script that sets everything up for details see this post: https://dvswitch.groups.io/g/main/message/4959

These are the manual instructions but you must follow them to the letter or you may not get audio in one or both directions:

DMR & YSF: https://dvswitch.groups.io/g/Mobile/files/Mobile%20DVSwitch%200725.pdf


NXDN: https://dvswitch.groups.io/g/main/files/NXDNgateway%20Setup.pdf


While these instruction are for a Raspberry Pi the only modification I had to make for Ubuntu was change the lines that called for .armhf to .amd64. Also, be careful with copy and pasting from the PDF sometimes it adds a space in some links and they didn’t actually work so watch the screen after you do something. Give me a shout if you need help.

Author: KV4S

http://KV4S.com Amateur Radio Operator, Software Developer, Star Trek Online gamer. Game Handle: @Russell-KV4S

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