Monthly Archives: January 2015

RPi versus…

Today I’ve noticed the Raspberry Pi running the POCSAG scripts has an uptime of already two weeks. It seems a single board computer of 30-40 Euros running a free OS can do something my brandnew Quadcore i7 notebook with expensive … Continue reading

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Meteo goes POCSAG

The dutch meteorological institute KNMI again releases a ‘Code orange’ warning because of drought, storm or thunderstorm. In the Netherlands these warnings are released from De Bilt, almost central in the country. But what about Vlaardingen in the southwest, Enschede … Continue reading

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POCSAG transmitter and APRS iGate QRV

Just an update as of January 10th. 2015. As of January 2015 the POCSAG paging transmitter in its test environment is QRV at 439.9875 MHz. The range is now approximately 5km in the area around JO21QK. The POCSAG transmitter is … Continue reading

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History

Somewhere around 2002 Arno PE1RDP and myself had started encoding POCSAG messages. In the beginning using a DOS application ‘PE’, written by Clive Cooper G8UKN. We had to search for information in DL because in PA almost nobody was using … Continue reading

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