Ottawa D-Star Symposium

The Ottawa Amateur Radio Digital Group are organizing the first Ottawa D-Star Symposium at Carleton University on Saturday 27th Nov. 2010.  The will be a number of speakers and the the focus will be on some of the current developments such as the Freestar network, hotspots, DV and DVAP dongles and the D-RATs software.  We are lucky to have Eric Meth, VE3EI, from Icom Canada as well as one speaker Andrew, M0GRU, who will be linking in from the UK.

The current talk plan is:

  • Welcome and Introductions – VA3STL and VE3CVG
  • D-STAR Past, Present, Future – VE3EI
  • The VA3ODG System – VE3CVG – where we are and issues
  • DVAPs, Dongles and HotSpots – M0GRU
  • Break (5 min)
  • The Spaghetti Bowl – FreeStar, USTrust, NI-STAR, ircDDB, G4ULF – VE3CVG, VA3OMP,others
  • Lunch Break (30min)
  • ID1 and High Speed Data – VA3YH
  • D-RATs -VA3STL
  • Break (5 min)
  • About YMCA
  • About Almonte VA3AAR
  • Existing Projects
  • Project Opportunities
  • Where do we go from here?

Space is limited but if you are in the Ottawa area and would like to attend then please contact me.

Alan Steele, VA3STL, is a regular contributor to and writes from Ottawa, Ontario. Contact him at [email protected].

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