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openSPOT

openSPOT is a standalone digital radio IP gateway / hotspot

Key features:

  • Supports DMR (Brandmeister, DMRplus), D-Star (DCS, REF/DPlus, XRF/DExtra, XLX), System Fusion (FCS, YSFReflector) networks. More supported networks and features will be available with new firmware releases.
  • Supports cross modem modes. Talk with your C4FM radio on DMR, and with your DMR radio on System Fusion networks!
  • Very easy to use, works without a computer. No additional hardware required, works out of the box. All accessories included.
  • Web interface for configuration and monitoring.
  • HTTP, UDP/TCP API support.
  • Custom 2FSK/4FSK RF protocol support with TDMA.
  • USB powered, low energy consumption, 20mW RF output.
  • Create your own private radio network using our open source server application.
  • Runs fully embedded software written in pure C, running on an embedded real time operating system. No Linux, bulky Windows software or failing SD cards!

Watch the intro video:

Designed for amateur radio

  • Connect openSPOT easily to DMR, D-Star reflectors, C4FM/System Fusion rooms, and use your radio with excellent voice quality without sync errors
  • Customize communication settings on the web interface
  • Discover how digital protocols work, and connect your own apps by sending and receiving RF frames in UDP packets
  • Create your own RF protocol by customizing RF modem settings, packet format, sync words (even with TDMA support)
  • Use single, or separate RX/TX frequencies
  • Optional erroneous packet generator module for testing other digital receivers

State of the art hardware design

  • 2 CPUs running at 100 and 120MHz
  • USB mass storage device bootloader for easy firmware upgrades
  • 4 multicolor, bright LEDs for easy real time state monitoring
  • Low power usage
  • Automatic recalibration

DMR features

  • Use openSPOT not only as a DMR hotspot, but as a base or mobile station with 2 timeslots simultaneously
  • Timeslot repeating in base station/repeater mode
  • Send and receive DMR SMS messages
  • Built-in echo service
  • Controllable with calls and custom short messages to preconfigured DMR IDs

Available from 20th July, 2016!

Price for EU customers: €219 (including 20% VAT, excluding shipping)

Price for Non-EU customers: €182.5 (excluding shipping)

Sold with 2 year warranty, including official support on the community forums.

Package contents: openSPOT, antenna, Ethernet cable, USB cable, 120V/230V USB power supply (available with EU, US, AU and UK plugs).

The package includes all accessories you need to have openSPOT up and running 24/7.