27 January 2017
Today Pi-Star 3.1.0 has been released, this is a much improved and upgraded
version of the current train of the image. There are MANY fixes, almost too
many to mention.
Security wise, there have been the usual Rasbian OS upgrades, along with
upgrading the MMDVMHost software as usual. There was a weakness in the way
that the admin dashboard pages were served, this security hole has now been
The Dashboard has has a fairly major re-decoration, and is looking more slick
than it was previously, it still has some clean up / prettying work to be
done and I am sure I will get to that in the fullness of time.
Under the hood the dashboard has finally been upgraded to suport the ini file
format that is used in MMDVMHost config files, this makes future updates
and upgrades to the software more simple, including new additions to the config
files in use. This has no real impact to the end user, however it makes this
much more simple for me to keep the build current, thats a good thing for
Get your download from the usual place http://www.mw0mwz.co.uk/pi-star/
25 November 2016
I have released Pi-Star 3.0.3 today, updated MMDVMHost, updated the dashboard
to fix up a few bugs, add some nice eyecandy and most importantly added some
quite slick Java / JQuery code to make the dahboard "live" without resorting to
For security the whole raspbian distro has been updated and we now flush the ssh
keys of all the images released, so that your Pi will have its own unique keys.
Pi3 Support has been imporoved by making BlueTooth AND WiFi AND the onboard
UART all available at the same time, this enables the use of Bluetooth for
keeper presense, or anything else I might think of later on...
25 September 2016
In line with the DV-Mega firmware update, MMDVMHost has also been updated, Thankyou G4KLX!
25 September 2016
Guus has released version 3.04 of the DV-Mega firmware, now with Fusion support included
Excellent work Guus!!
16 August 2016
I have released the Beta of Pi-Star V3 - its a whole new world, Everything has been updated.
Top features include MMDVMHost (bringing multi mode DV, DMR / D-Star and Fusion!), new dashboard
that works with BOTH MMDVMHost and DstarRadio; and an upgraded configuration setup to be able to
configure all of those - outstanding!