Retired Military (Army), The Big Red ONE, Whooa!
Held jobs in the signal corps/radio communication, power generation and as a fire fighter while in the US Army.
I am now enjoying my time in amateur radio. I operate HF, VHF and UHF systems that can be found on voip networks such as the Digital Amateur Radio Project-Association (DARP-A), a Digital Smart Access System (DSAS). These systems are voip systems that can communicate with other amateur radio operators all over the world.
We have created a team that has built a new D-Star Network called The USA QuadNet IRCDDB Open Network. More infomation can be found at the website --> http://irc-2.openquad.net/status.html. Check it out. It really open up the use for D-star users, those amateur radio operators who like to experiment will have a greater pleasure with freedom to operate.
We are also one of the System Managers of the BrandMeister DMR Network for the east cost. The QuadNet team manages the first BrandMeister Master Server installed in the USA, Master Server 3101. If you would like to get help or connect to the master server just contact us from the information here in qrz or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For local commuctions we have a UHF Trimode (DStar, DMR and Fusion) Repeater system up for use in the Madison, AL area. The coverage is not that wide yet until we can find a better site for it. The frequency input is 443.025 with a positive offset (+).
For D-Star we contend that all FCC Ham license and those in countries that have ham licenses equilvelant can operate without registrating on the network. There's no required registration or password needed. Just configure your gateway with your PERSONAL issued FCC call sign or Club call sign and point your Gateway to rr.openquad.net for a super fast QuadNet Servers and go for it. There are five QuadNet Servers link togather through out the USA for route coverage on the website above.
The newest project is to create a 6 meter and 10 meter D-Star DX Routing Group Servers where one could link up to and go out on. This is another powerful part of your Gateway that is not being used and our group have place it in operation and see where it can benefit all hams. Thanks to STARNet Digital, the 6 meter D-Star DX Routing Group Server is now in OPERATION mode. Look for the group Servers on the network called QNET6M and QNET10. Would like to challenge anyone to come join the fun and lets build the RF network to make some DX digital contacts on 6 and 10 meters. Right now I plan to place the 6m system on 51.180 simplex and the 10m TBA any suggesting are welcome. Hope to hear you there with a good signal report. The 10 meter system will be coming online soon. So to keep up on the project come check in on our Group Routing Server called the QNET20 C and ask how the project is going or how one can build a 6 and 10 meter Group Routing DX Server.
If you have a Yaesu Digital radio you can use the YSF Reapeter under the tri-mode system to make your contact to a YSF-Reflector call YSF587MiFL. This system is also bridge with DMR. I'm also working to bridge it to Dstar and Wires - X, which is coming soon.
Anyway, see you all soon on the network. 73, Let's Ham it up!
Will / W4WWM
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