Archive for date: September 29, 2007

Signals from the Galapagos — HC8N

September 29, 2007 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

While tinkering with my little TenTec receiver, I’ve been hearing a ton of radio teletype signals. Apparently it’s the CQWW RTTY contest this weekend, which my ham friends who are more into all this say is the biggest contest of the year. I’m more interested in actual conversation, so I was kind of bored, but […]

Pascal Implementation

September 29, 2007 | Programming Languages | By: Mark VandeWettering

Pascal is one of my least favorite languages, but reading about how compilers work and examining real code of the (actually fairly simple) system works is fun. Check out: Pascal Implementation Included here is the Pascal source of a public-domain Pascal compiler and interpreter, the P4 compiler and interpreter. It is coded entirely in Pascal, […]

TenTec 1056, in a case!

September 29, 2007 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I finally bored some holes in the case (kind of banging it up a little in the process, next time, I’ll put tape over all the edges) and mounted my radio in a real metal case. After warmup, it seems quite a bit more stable, and there is less problem with microphonics and frequency […]