Wednesday, 16 October 2013 19:56

How to Set-up an EchoLink linknode

How to build your own EchoLink linknode using a Raspberry Pi for amateur ham radio users

Kristoff on My Ham Stuff has put together a guide on how to make an EchoLink linknode for amateur radio enthusiasts using

A Raspberry Pi, A USB audio fob, USB to Serial adapter, a "digital modes" interface board, a handheld radio and external antenna, all for under 100 euros ($135, £85).


The EchoLink software allows Amateur Ham Radio stations to communicate using audio streaming over the Internet.


Highlighted useful uses for a EchoLink linknode are:

  • For areas with no repeaters available
  • Extend the range of existing repeater
  • Using a EchoLink Conference
  • Battery powered emergency communication set-up


Full details at My Ham stuff







Last modified on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 20:52

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