Category Archives: Projects

FT2000 Panadaptor now up and running

At long last I have a Panadapter of sorts up and running. I’m using a cheap DBTV RTL dongle plugged into the PC USB Port and feeding the DMU IF out “Scope Port” to the antenna port of the dongle. … Continue reading

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2 Element Cubical Quad for 10, 6 & 4

With the sudden improvement in conditions on 10 Metres lately hopefully marking the start of the present solar cycle, I desperately need a better antenna than the Carolina Windom. Don’t get me wrong as a general purpose antenna, it does … Continue reading

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Now starting to get the hang of Linux. My biggest concern was that i may not be able to run N1MM contest software under Linux. Tried running it under WINE but no joy. then decided to install VirtualBox OSE, installed … Continue reading

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MAudio Delta 44 Card Problems with Linux Solved

After much ‘faffing’ about I have now solved my problem with the Delta 44 sound card running under Linux. It turns out all I needed to do was install the alsa-tools software package. Once installed you will get an Envy24 … Continue reading

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Linux for the shack

Now installed Linux, Apache, MySql server in the shack using an old PC that was gathering dust in the corner if the shack on http://g8fxm.shackles.my. So far things are looking good. Ubuntu on my personal pc is working out well. … Continue reading

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Vox Circuit

I’ve decided to build a VOX for my audio audio in socket in my IC-746. After a quick google found this. http://www.dxzone.com/cgi-bin/dir/jump2.cgi?ID=12974 Should be simple enough. Posted from WordPress for Android

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IF Amp

My Clifton Laboratories 9Mhz IF amp arrived today. Loads of SMD and a tiny cct board. This is going to be a challenge with my eyesight 😮

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