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Got Pi ?

We are going to run out of Raspberry Pis to continue fabricating ClearNode and ClearRPT. The various distributors are either completely out of stock or refusing to fulfill bulk orders. Some suppliers will sell the Raspberry Pi 3B and 3B+ in singles to individuals. There are various promises of supply, some say December and some…


Errors downloading updates ?

There has been an issue with SSL certificates from “Letsencrypt” that is blocking ClearNode software updates. There is a 2 step fix described below. Note there is no security issue, no data has been exposed and there is no risk to your privacy – this is simply the result of a certificate reaching its normal…


Where have all the Pis gone ?

We’re about to run out of the Raspberry Pi 3B+ 🙁 The global shortage of semiconductors has arrived ! We’ve been searching all the usual suspects for supply but the earliest rumor we’ve heard is mid October, others are variously claiming December through February !! When supply resumes we are expecting a cost increase. We…


WiFi Issues ?

Over time we’ve found ourselves repeatedly answering substantially the same question over WiFi Management. So that suggests we need to do a little more work to document the options and the processes provided in both your ClearNode device and the mobile app – see this page for an overview of the 2 different methods: http://45.77.3.226/managing-wifi-on-your-clearnode/…


ClearNode 1.26 for iOS and Android, API 70 released …

In the previous release we updated the values for “erxgain” and “etxgain” for EchoLink in /etc/asterisk/rpt.conf. In this release we expose those values in the EchoLink Setup screen so users can set them as they see fit. This release requires RedNode API 70. 73 … Gerry.


ClearNode 1.25 for iOS and Android, API 69 released …

This a mostly a maintenance release to fix to some high priority bugs in the iOS App, particularly that it is not sending custom ports to the DMR configuration. Adds support for the RX Notch Filter – particularly useful for Baofeng radio users. The default filter will clean up the audio being sent to the…


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 http://45.77.3.226/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…