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Alert ! … Digital Mode users …

Make sure you have created and activated the Timed Event that refreshes your DVSwitch lookup files. If you don’t keep those files up to date – groups, reflectors and room numbers won’t resolve to their human readable forms and, in some circumstances, you won’t be able to authenticate and connect. Check out this page https://www.node-ventures.com/digital/…


ClearNode 1.24 for iOS and Android, RedNode API 68 released …

This release adds NXDN to the Digital Modes. Be sure to apply for your NXDN ID at https://www.radioid.net. Your NXDN ID is supplemental to your DMR ID and is not issued automatically – your action is required if you want to use the NXDN network. After your ID is issued, wait 24 hours for your…


iPhone 6 users – 3 month warning :-(

Note: This does not apply to the iPhone 6S – only it’s predecessor the iPhone 6. Unfortunately we are being forced to stop providing new functionality for iOS 12, which is the highest level available for the iPhone 6. The problem is not with the iPhone or iOS per se – but the 3rd party…


ClearNode 1.22 for Android released …

This brings the Android App up to par with the Apple iOS app – P25, YSF and FCS are added to the Digital Modes. Backup your mobile app configuration for security and transfer between devices. Tag your favorite connections with a name that makes sense to you ! Thanks once again Android users for your…


ClearNode 1.22 for iOS and RedNode API 64 released

The main news is the addition of P25, YSFN Relectors and FCS Rooms to the digital modes. If you’ve already configured DMR there’s not much more to do, overall the defaults provided will work just fine. We’re also introducing connection “Tagging”. In the ADD CONNECTION screen turn on “Enable tagging” and when you tap an…


More shipping woes …

USPS seems to be having major issues getting packages across the country to the Eastern US – severe delays are being experienced. As a precaution we have suspended using USPS for the short term and have switched to UPS Ground. Normally USPS Priority Mail is faster than UPS ground cross country, but still cheaper. Unfortunately…


Storm shipping delays …

We’ve had a couple of instances of shipments taking longer to reach the destination … if you haven’t already had a tracking email from us, get in touch so we can keep an eye on things. 73 … Gerry.


iPhone 6 / iOS 12 woes

Unfortunately, this most recent release will be one of, not the last, but one of the last releases to support iOS 12. If you’re currently using an iPhone 6, might be time to treat yourself to a new(ish) phone soon. (There are some very decent deals to be had on eBay for the iPhone 8…


All Component Release …

Today we are releasing RedNode API 62, ClearNode Apple iOS and Android Ver 1.21. We STRONGLY encourage all users to upgrade. This release addresses many of the issues reported by users exercising the new DMR Digital Mode. This should improve the display coordination between the state of the Digital Bridge running on ClearNode and how…


EchoLink configuration

We’ve had a very fruitful discussion with the folks over at EchoLink, they have been helping us understand the requirements of the EchoLink servers and ancillary systems. The upshot is that we’ve identified a number of things in our default configuration that needed adjustment. By and large these are being taken care of in the…