In my last Decode column I gave details of the UKHASnet network along with links on how to build your own super cheap nodes and start experimenting. Having spent some time playing with these I have a few tips that might prevent you making the same mistakes as me! In order to program the bare […]
One of the highlights of the 2014 RSGB Convention for me was the opportunity to meet James Coxon and see his presentation on the formation and development of UKHASnet. For those that haven’t come across it, UKHASnet is a relatively new and rapidly developing low power data network. Initially designed for use by the High […]
Readers of my regular columns will know that I’ve recently been promoting the use of smartphones and tablets for decoding all manner of data signals. For Android based listeners the software from Wolphi LLC comes highly recommended. I have downloaded and used most of their software and at the moment they are clear leaders. No […]
Just got my hands on the new Anan 100D transceiver! Based on the HPSDR Project, it’s a great piece of hardware with loads of potential. I’ll be putting it through its paces in the run up to Christmas ready for review in PW.
Contralube is a fantastic synthetic gel that has been designed to protect electrical contacts and connections. It is suitable for all types of electrical connections from small signal RF through to high voltage and current systems. It has a breakdown voltage of 10kV and keeps water (including salt water) away from contacts. You apply Contralube […]
Decode Column David Ayres (G4SXT) has reported a couple of errors in the detailed instructions for downloading and configuring the Raspberry Pi. It seems that the git site address changed just after publication and I omitted a sudo command ahead of one of the instructions. The corrected code is shown here: Original: Type: git clone […]