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NPR (New Packet Radio)


NPR (New Packet Radio) is a custom radio protocol, designed to transport bidirectional IP trafic over 430MHz radio links (ham radio). This protocol is optimized for “point to multipoint” topology, with the help of managed-TDMA. Bitrate is up to 500kbps (net, effective bitrate).

The radio modem is cheap (~$80) and home-made, with a 433MHz ISM module inside. The modem is connected locally with Ethernet, therefore no specific software is needed on PC.


Update: here's another article that explains a bit of the history of the project.

blog/2019-04-11/npr_new_packet_radio.txt · Last modified: 2021/06/05 12:44 by va7fi