In November 2014 I started a Beagle Bone Black Allstar node. Thanks to the hard work of Doug WA3DSP and others the setup of the node was easy and it works well. It originally used a Baofeng UV-5R with a mag mount mobile antenna running .5 watts and the Advance Repeater Systems Allstar USB Interface. Here is a photo of the original node:

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As of November 2015, the node is running 5 watts off of my Kenwood TM-D710 to a dual band vertical in the attic. Here is the new picture of the node with the URI:

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Check the current status of Node 41362

For more information on Allstar nodes using BBB and Raspberry Pi please visit WA3DSP’s site at:

http://www.crompton.com/hamradio/BeagleBoneBlackAllstar