Next Generation IRLP Embedded Nodes

Pricing, Details, and How to Order

IRLP - Keeping the Radio in Amateur Radio

Created April 21st, 2014 - Last update April 22nd, 2014

Download the Instruction Manual (in development)

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  • IRLP v3.0 board mounted and wired
    - All inputs an outputs available at a single DB-9 connector
    - No need to wire audio cables to the sound card

  • Dual Core 1.86 GHz Fanless Intel Atom (4 virtual processors)

  • 2 Gigabytes of RAM

  • 4 Gigabyte Industrial micro-SATA Solid State Disk

  • VGA and HDMI video outputs

  • Wide range DC voltage input (8-19V DC)
    - Uses 2.5mm x 5.5mm coaxial power connector
    - Can run from repeater site 13.8VDC power supply
    - Can be powered from an automobile 12V system

  • Compact case (with optional fan - NOT required)
    - 8.25" x 2.6" x 10.8" or 210mm x 65mm x 275mm
    - About same size as a ream of 8.5" x 11" paper


  • PHP and Perl Web Enabled
    - IRLP WEB ADMIN system installed
    - IRLPvCON, IRLPvMON, and IRLPvMAP installed
    - Easy to add on additional PHP or Perl scripts to enhance system

  • Solid State m-SATA Drive
    - Boots quickly (15 seconds)
    - No need to swap RAM (faster)
    - Reduced noise
    - Reduced power consumption

  • Full Repeater Controller
    - Node can act as a simple single port controller
    - Adjustable hangtimes, courtesy tones, access tones, etc
    - Easy scripting and scheduler engine to customize any way you want

  • FULL Debian Linux Pre-installed
    - Runs a full version of Debian, so can add any Debian supported programs
    - Node number already assigned and tested (new or existing)
    - You choose your IRLP node number (from available numbers)
    - All hardware already pre-configured

  • Versatile Input Options
    - 2 x RS-232 serial ports available on-board (not external). Great for repeater controllers
    - Up to 8 USB ports (4 external, 4 internal)
    - Allows direct interface to controller or remote radios at site

  • All wiring internal to case
    - No external parallel port cable
    - No external audio jack wiring
    - All interfacing to radio through a single DB-9 connector

  • Commonly used IRLP scripts and features already installed:
    - EchoIRLP
    - IRLP Controller
    - IRLP Web Admin
    - Saytime/date scripts
    - Star69
    - Interval CW or voice ID

  • Simple configuration script turns on/off certain features easily


  • Complete unit: wired, built, and tested $639 US
    - Compact Case
    - DC Power cable (6 foot length) with bare ends
    - Case Stand for vertical mounting

  • Pricing Options:

    - 1RU 19" rack case (+ $100 US)
      - Only 8 inches deep, 1 rack unit high
      - Lightweight
      - Includes rack "ear" mounts
      - Does NOT include screws to mount to your rack (too many options)

    - AC Power Adapter (+ $35 US)
      - 60W AC Adapter
      - Wide input range (100-240VAC, 50-60Hz)
      - Comes with North American grounded plug, but uses standard IEC C13/14 cable

    - 802.11N Wifi Adapter (+ $50 US)
      - Compact USB adapter
      - 150mbps 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
      - Configures easily by manipulating a text file

    - Internet Streaming Kit (+ $50 US)
      - Used to stream your node's audio to an icecast/shoutcast server
      - Broadcast your local repeater/node to the world
      - DXZone, Broadcastify, Streema, RadioReference
      - Sends both sides of the conversation
      - Comprised of a USB sound card and resistive audio cable
      - Configures easily by manipulating a text file

    ** Canadian orders are subject to GST/HST at their local rate.


  • Canada Post Shipping from Vancouver - Approx 10 lbs
    - 3-7 Day Ground to USA or Canada - $35 US
    - 5-7 Day Air to International - $130 US
    - 20-50 Day Surface to International - $100 US

  • From Order to Delivery Time 1-4 weeks (longer for surface international)
    - Pieces ordered and built in Canada
    - Rush orders available upon request for additional charge


When you place an order, details on when it will ship will be emailed directly, along with an order form to gather information about how to set up your software (if applicable). If you want to order more than 1 node, please contact for a detailed quote.

ATTN International Orders - Please include the International Shipping Option to properly calculate the shipping total.

- David Cameron VE7LTD - IRLP System Designer

Complete Embedded Node

- Standard Case
- Wired IRLP Board
- Preconfigured Software
- Wide Voltage Input (9-19VDC)
- DC Power cable with bare ends

Option add-ons:

1RU 19" Compact Rack Case  $100
AC Power Adapter  $35 
802.11n Wifi Adapter  $50
Internet Streaming Kit  $50

International Shipping Options:

International (non US or Canada) Air Shipping Add-on  $95
International (non US or Canada) Ground Shipping Add-on  $65

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