Back to Home   Technical Information on VoIP, RoIP, and D-STAR Repeater Controllers and Linking Practices
Maintained by Kevin Custer W3KKC

There are several different types of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and RoIP (Radio over Internet Protocol) linking systems for commercial and amateur radio applications.  Below are a few of the more popular systems and links to more in-depth information on them.

Types of VoIP systems and distributions:

AllStar Link  Includes LINUX distributions like " DIAL" and "XIPAR"
DIAL RPI2 image for AllStar Link
HamVoIP RPI2 image for AllStar Link
Bridging Systems Interface - a standard protocol from DHS OIC's SAFECOM program
C4I, Inc.
Free Star*
Midland Radio
Mer Group
Mutualink  for radio / resource sovereignty and peer-to-peer
National Interop
Catalyst Communications

AllStar Link Help files, Sites, and Articles:

AllStar audio interfacing questions - and answers.
AllStar Drupal   Official AllStar Link help site.
AllStar Newbie Guide   216 kB PDF file by James Lawrence NA5RC.

Support groups and email lists:

Official app_rpt email list
ARM AllStar Yahoo Group   Group especially for the ARM processor based hardware used for AllStar Link.

Commercially made AllStar Link USB radio adapters:

DMK - URIx   Offsite Link
Repeater Builder USB RIM   by Scott Zimmerman N3XCC
Masters Communications RA-35 and RA-40 (both available in kit form)   Offsite Link
ARiUSB (available in kit form)   Offsite Link

Custom Cables:

Cables for URI's and other radio adapters   by Marshall - KE6PCV
Cables for IRLP   by Marshall - KE6PCV

Asterisk Controllers:

MABEL is an interface and software that allows analog control of the Yaesu DR-1X repeater and access to the AllStar VOIP network with the Raspberry Pi3 and AllStar Asterisk.

AllStar Link USB Device Conversion articles:

SYBA UAUD71 CM119 based USB sound adapter conversion article   by Kevin Custer W3KKC
SYBA UAUD (small) CM119 based USB sound adapter conversion article   by Kevin Custer W3KKC
Not for hardware COS and CTCSS - use with DSP only!
StarTech CM108 based USB sound adapter conversion article   by Kevin Custer W3KKC
Chuck Kelsey's Custom Printed Circuit Board for USB FOBs   by Kevin Custer W3KKC
Make professional looking radio interfaces using WB2EDV's custom board.
Generic CM108-based USB sound adapter conversion article   by Steve RoDgers WA6ZFT
Theory of the app_rpt application and how it's used with Asterisk   by Steve RoDgers WA6ZFT and Jim Dixon WB6NIL
C-Media CM119 Datasheet   Donated by Kevin Custer W3KKC

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