Archive for date: March 1, 2009

The Internet can be an odd place…

March 1, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

This is just a strange little story. I’ve wanted to add some time markers to the spectrum display on my grabber at http://qrss.info, but really didn’t want to link in any kind of fancy graphics code. Really, if I had the data for a simple 8×8 pixel bitmap font, I could plot the characters myself […]

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Sigh… Softrock not working…

March 1, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I think I’ll need to borrow an oscilloscope and see what’s going on. Frankly, I think I just made too many mistakes during assembly. Since I know at least four I made and corrected, I suspect another four luck under the cover. The primary oscillator seems to be running, but I am no longer certain […]

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Morning QRSS discoveries…

March 1, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

After more or less a full day where I made almost ever mistake possible (exaggerating) on gettin my Softrock Lite built (which it is, except for connectors, it’s ready for final testing), I put the grabber back up in receive mode. I didn’t bother to get the WSPR beacon back up for now, but that […]

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