Archive for date: April 10, 2012

fldigi now includes WEFAX reception…

April 10, 2012 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, nothing really more to say: fldigi now has WEFAX reception. I decided to try it out on transmissions from Norfolk, VA tonight. Not bad (although I think my own receiver works a bit better). Still, it’s nice to have them in one place. Now, all that fldigi needs is JT65A, and life would be […]

Russ Cox muses about Fields and Reed-Solomon codes

April 10, 2012 | Computer Science, Math | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve been pretty interested in codes of all sort, both the cryptographic codes and the codes that are used to provide error detection and correction. While I’ve played around quite a bit with convolutional codes, I haven’t really every bothered to develop more than a cursory understanding of the Reed-Solomon error correcting codes which have […]