Monthly Archives: April 2011

Smoke Test Time

Yup, its that time in the product development phase – will it blow anything up?! And no, my radio modem to radio interface didn’t. I used a 15 pin D-sub to 5 pin DIN, then 5 pin DIN to the … Continue reading

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And if you act now, you’ll get…!

Another bad pun. Sorry. I couldn’t resist it though. Ah… Easter. That other¬†holiday, where the world screeches to a halt, and I can’t get any patch cables. And knowing my luck, I’ll need a patch cable or two! Yup, Easter. … Continue reading

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“Its a bird… no, its a plane… no, its Superphone!”

Love it or leave it, the Nokia N900 is the first commercial device with an open source¬†philosophy. Yes, we’ve had the OpenMoko, yes, we’ve had Gizmoforyou kit mobiles, but these aren’t mainstream, and are easily missed by the public. But … Continue reading

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Woo hoo!!!

I got it working! What you may ask, well, I’m going to tell you. From the beginning, the radio modem project has been about modules. Each module does something different, but only together can they make a whole picture. For … Continue reading

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Lost+Found

A bad pun from the directory listing of practically every Unix based device, including Android smartphones, I had misplaced my two inch high, white UHF antenna. I’d gotten the NMO magnetic mount, and lo and behold, no antenna to put … Continue reading

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Trundlin’…

Along, that is. I put my 15 pin connectors together last night, and tested them on the Trio and Simoco radios. Perfect. I’ll have to solder them up soon, once I find out whats happening with my housing situation. I’ve … Continue reading

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A continuing adventure in the world of World Domination

Its Friday. Day four. Broke as a joke. Half a bottle of Glenfiddich. What else is new I guess. I’m listening to the Stone Temple Pilots, and cruising around the net, while I wait for Win7 to install on VMWare … Continue reading

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