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Description

Buster is an application that allows amateur radio operators (hams) to access the D-STAR digital voice network from their Internet connected Mac. The program requires a hardware encoder chip to translate the audio data into the required AMBE format for transmission on the D-STAR network. Buster currently supports either the ThumbDV or PiDV over the network. These products are available from Northwest Digital Radio (http://www.nwdigitalradio.com).

Buster supports all three major reflector protocols (DPlus, DExtra and DCS) plus the ability to link to repeaters.

What's New

Version 1.2

* Added automatic downloads of reflector lists from ar-dns.net
* Fixed a bug with the audio preferences tab

Customer Reviews

Broken on High Sierra

Ron KA7RLM

I just upgraded to High Sierra and this app no longer works. Crashes on opening every try. Update soon ?

I can hear, but no PTT

bkirkwood

Well I was excited to see this app available, my ThumbDV has been sitting around doing nothing for a long time. I installed the app, it found the ThumbDV and I was able to add repeaters and reflectors. What I can’t do is transmit. The app sits at “Connected to . Attempting to establish link.”, the PTT is greyed out. Problem is all the links for any help don’t work. The internal help says “Help isn’t available for Buster” and the Apple support links go to the author’s site and fail with "502 Bad Gateway”. Maybe this is a temporary issue, or the project has been aborted. Anyway, I guess I’ll just listen for now. KB5TDJ.

Finally Can Use My ThumbDV On My Mac

Netnutmike

I can finally use my ThumbDV on my Mac. The application is deceptively simple and works great. I really like the fact that it is so simple and that it keeps a running log of contacts. If the contact is publishing their location, you can get a nice map of where they are located. I hope the developer continues the development to work with other dongles as well.

Information

Seller
Jeremy McDermond
Size
400 KB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2015-2017 Jeremy McDermond
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.