[TriLUG] Needed: linux-based FRS radio
jbrigman at nc.rr.com
Tue Jun 28 22:37:09 EDT 2005
Greg - check out this reference material written by Raleigh's own Gary
The concept you have is known as an "autopatch", and the idea has
existed for decades in the world of ham radio. More recently, the
autopatch concept has been implemented as an internet gateway to VHF
radio repeaters. Unfortunately, the autopatch concept appears to be
illegal in the FRS band. (which I find to be surprising, but apparently
the little FRS radios are held to higher standards of interference than
the average ham radio equipment!)
Complete FCC rulemaking for FRS service is at:
What I used to find this link on google was "FRS autopatch"
On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 15:01 -0400, Greg Brown wrote:
> I can't even begin to explain WHY I need this but here it goes.. I
> would like to do the following:
> 1. ssh into my server at a remote facility
> 2. over the SSH tunnel I would like to communicate with people at the
> remote facility who use FRS radios to talk to each other.
> I have googled a bit, and I plan on doing more tonight, but I would
> think that there would be some kind of SIP/Asterisk/FRS gateway that
> would allow communications over a soft phone of some kind.
> The ability to dial into a server at my home via a regular phone that
> would then connect to the remote server via SSH and allow me to talk
> with these people from any phone in the world would be pure nirvana.
> Has anyone seen anything like this? Ever?
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