I wish I could take credit for the information contained here but I can’t.
I’ve only tried to gather information from many sites and put together a cookbook that you could follow to get up and running with the Raspberry Pi. This is after many failed attempts and head scratching before a lot of the information was published.
Raspberry Pi Setup Cookbook for Digital modes or with D-Star Access Point.
The Banana Pi looks to be very promising because of a faster processor and more memory, but like the Raspberry Pi when it was first released, there is minimal documentation, and if you don’t speak Linux…
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Below is a DVAP Setup: Creates a connection to the internet via WiFi to enable D-Star Radio access to the Reflectors and other D-Star operators. The benefits are: A Local D-Star repeater is not required. Your own D-Star operations can be conducted without tying up or changing the public D-Star repeaters. This can be totally mobile using a cellular HotSpot .
PSK Setup: This arrangement allows portable operation for PSK31 and other digital modes via battery with a low power drain. Great for camping, SOTA (Summits On The Air) and Field Day.