Monthly Archives: October 2010

80M Air Tests

Air tested the station yesterday evening, got a pleasant surprise when I cam across the Newport ARC net on 3.706 and worked Ross, GW3NWS for the first time in 8 years! At least I know I’m getting out now so … Continue reading

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HF Contests

Planning to have a go at the RSGB 80M Sprint tomorrow as long as I can get away from work on time.

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HF Antenna Saga

The saga of trying to get my Carolina Windom CWS80 to load on 80M has come to and end. I blew the dust off an old MFJ-969 ATU I found in the shack the other day. After some careful adjustment … Continue reading

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HRD Issues

Well my new 2 port RS232 PCI card arrived and is now working a treat. I’ve had HRD bandscanning 6M all day today without a single crash (an acid test for the CI-V interface). Time to put that Prolific USB … Continue reading

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Remote access via SSH

That was a short lived project, ISP want me to stump up another £10pa. That kills that project 😦

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Remote access via SSH

About to launch into the world or remote access to MySQL servers via SSH, wish me luck 🙂

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HRD Issues

Decided to go the old fashion route and order a PCI I/O Expansion 2 Serial Port RS232 Card off eBay. This should free up some USB ports and if it works be a much neater solution that cures my HRD … Continue reading

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