Welcome to NSLU2 APRS Digipeater Project


The Linksys NSLU2 is a low cost NAS (Network Attached Storage) which enables you to share USB sticks and hard drives over a 10/100 MBPS Network. Since the Linksys Firmware is based on Linux, the Firmware source is available. This means that there is a lot of alternative firmwares and distributions working on this device.

The aim of this project is to make a user friendly NSLU2 based multiports APRS Digipeater.The system will be running a Debian Linux distro. You can get more information over Linux on a NSLU2 here.

The Linksys NSLU2 was choosen since it's a very inexpensive embedded system.

It has :

  • Intel XScale compatible ARM processor working at 266 MHz
  • 32 MB ram
  • 8 MB flash.

This system is very basic but it can now :

This project is not finished yet, work is still in progress.

The main features of this system will be :

  • Low cost
  • No moving parts
  • low power consumption (c.a. 10 W)
  • Easily manageable (Web Interface)
  • Mutiport (HF/VHF/UHF).
  • No knowledge of Linux operating system required
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