[arm-allstar] Echolink hangup

Dennis Ramos m0tfg at dx1mk.org
Sat Mar 9 20:35:41 EST 2019

Hello Doug, is it possible to put in a private node, like 1999 or 1998? May I know what is the simplest config please...



On 6 March 2019 20:52:42 GMT, "Doug Crompton via ARM-allstar" <arm-allstar at hamvoip.org> wrote:
>Echolink can be a problem and thus many don't even support it. You
>try putting echolink on its own node. It can be on the same server but
>own node. Then you can connect and disconnect it from the main node at
>will. If someone hangs it up you can just disconnect it.
>On the time out yes it should time out and release the PTT but in a
>situation like yours where it is connected to another controller I am
>sure what would have happened. It it dropeed for even a few seconds it
>would have reset. You should run a test and make sure it does in fact
>timeout. Set the TX timeout to some shorter value like 30000 - 1/2
>and see what happens. 240000 is 4 minutes.
>*73 Doug*
>*http://www.crompton.com/hamradio <http://www.crompton.com/hamradio>*
>On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 2:14 PM "Rick Harkins via ARM-allstar" <
>arm-allstar at hamvoip.org> wrote:
>> Our repeater was stuck transmitting this morning. A quick look at the
>> connect log showed that someone had connected via Echolink at 22:00
>> night, and was still connected. We were unable to disconnect them, so
>> rebooted the node. That fixed the problem but didn't leave us with
>much to
>> look at.
>> I have tx_timeout set to 240,000 in rpt.conf. Shouldn't this have
>> the repeater after 4 minutes? Is there another parameter I should
>> Our node feeds a controller, and that should have caught this, but
>> We're reviewing the controller config.
>> Thanks!
>> Rick Harkins WØYGH
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