SharkRF finally announced their follow-up to the popular first generation hotspot called the openSPOT. They stopped selling those a few months ago and announced that an updated version would soon be available.

The replacement is called the openSPOT2 a standalone digital Internet radio gateway. Compatible digital radio protocols and networks supported:

  • DMR (BrandMeister, DMRplus, XLX)
  • D-STAR (DCS, REF/DPlus, XRF/DExtra, XLX)
  • System Fusion/C4FM (FCS, YSFReflector)
  • NXDN (NXDNReflector)
  • P25 (P25Reflector)
  • POCSAG (DAPNET)

It also supports cross modem modes (example: talk with your C4FM radio on DMR, and with your DMR radio on System Fusion networks).

No price yet and it’s availability is only listed as “Autumn 2018”.