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upcycling obsolete hardware
Having been emboldened by a successful conversion of my Thrustmaster F22 Flight Stick, I decided to try to capture all of the buttons on throttle too. A job that worked out easier than I expected as it turned out. I came across this page, where a conversion was described.
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The DDS and related clock generation circuitry has made possible high accuracy, broad-banded programmable VFO functionality for very little money. Analogue Devices' AD9850 series offer HF frequencies for about €5. Higher frequencies can be had for not much more money, with the Silicon Labs SI570 ...
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For anyone interested in radio or RF circuits. A Wobbulator is a vital piece of test gear. I got a kit to build one that is driven by a Pi
I came across am interesting project at the Mayo Radio Experimenter's Club Rally earlier this year. A Wobbulator. A small board that would piggy-back on a Raspberry Pi and utilise an Analog Devices AD9840 Direct Digital Synthesiser as an RF source. The purpose of a Wobbulator is to generate an ...
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We have revamped our site. Come have a look. Content will be added frequently as we migrate from the previous self-hosted platform.
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I love the old DEC stuff. I have a couple of uVAXen purely for nostalgia. 
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Specan - A reboot of the W7ZOI/K7TAU Spectrum Analyzer Balanced Antenna Tuner - A balanced line tuner for open wire feeders and doublet Sweeperino - A simple sweeper/signal generator/power meter for your shack A 25 watt du...
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During HF field day 2010, I had occasion to get some experience with the off-centre fed dipole, in this case, a commercially made unit from Buckmaster. Prior to this, I had heard that OCF dipoles 'are a compromise', 'are noisy', 'are deaf', 'have wildly varying radiation patterns' and many other ...
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I have enough trees around me that I would like to try a full-wave 160m loop.
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Installation of APSR WX & iGate in Galway
The Galway VHF Group Amateur Radio club has been doing some improvements on the APRS network around Galway. This includes adding a weather station - EI2GCP-2 - and renaming the digipeater to EI2GCP-10, and adding iGate functionality. The weather station transceiver Philips PRM-80 ex.
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The Galway VHF Group APRS system is to be completely overhauled. The introduction of an I-Gate at the Galway City site in Mervue will feed data directly into the International APRS network enabling tracks to be viewed live on http://www.aprs.fi A weather station feeding live information into the ...
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Sometimes is pays to complain. InfiniiVision 3000 X-Series scopes come with free WAVEGEN and DVM options (due to a promo running almost the entire lifetime of the product). I was an enthusiastic early customer who just missed out on that promo. Thanks to great customer support from Agilent and my local reseller OTC Ireland, I now have my free WAVEGEN and DVM options. Thanks folks!!
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