The bottom one hides beneath a TNC-Pi and connects to the radio below it. Currently it is serving as an #aprs igate on 2m
I still need to take down and fix my hf aerial after the winds earlier in the week. That loop shouldn't be there and is caused by the pole segments collapsing into themselves.
Got some more bits of my #aprs map thing working today.
* Things that move whilst the map is open leave a trail (in addition to loading the historic trail from the server) and actually move
* Things that transmit whilst the map is open have an animation that shows you they have transmitted
(I couldn't find anything that would show APRS stations you heard on the air that was remotely accessible, they all seem to be desktop software from the '90s, so I've made this for the browser.)
Showing off, duolingo year review
I'm not usually one to show off, but I didn't think I'd put that much time and effort into duolingo this year... I haven't been doing it for a while because it got boring tbh
Maybe I need to use the German to talk to people (on the radio maybe?) not just study on my phone in the hope of getting good enough to talk to people.
F4GOH #aprs chilling out in nature.
Got it all to fit in the box!
Had to use a flat cell rather than the 18650.
Not sure what to make the button do... maybe change mode (car, bike, walking, etc.) or toggle position ambiguity?
Anyone know what font is being used for the "CARA NEWS" bit?
It's the very first issue of CARA News (@G5BK) from 1977!
I think I have packed everything into the box!
F4GOH's aprs thing
Cell charger, and boost converter
USB extension for updating the code
SMA extension for aerial
It's so tight the only thing glued in is the power module so it remains aligned to the hole on the back for charging!
Trying to work out how to fit all of the bits into a box that is slightly too small...
This is an #aprs thing designed by F4GOH
This is an aprs thing designed by F4GOH, it can tx your location based on the GPS module.
As it is powered by an arduino in theory it can do a lot more, such as send and receive text messages. It has an oled which would suit this job I think.
It seems to be trying to tx, but the packet isn't being decoded on my other radio, so it seems more debugging is required.
No, you spent far too long writing a shell script to scrape how many packages can be upgraded that posts the data to a php script that stores the data in a json file and sends you a message via your #DAPNET pager if it is more than one.
Then adding it to the daily cron of all your computers around the house.
Then actually running the updates.
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