Enjoying #introductions, so here's mine:
I got my full license in July, having done my intermediate in Jan and Foundation in Dec, so I consider myself a newbie with an M0 license.
Got into radio to regain some knowledge in electronics (I have a degree in it, but don't use it for work so have forgotten a LOT).
Loving it so far, especially construction and and messing with digital modes. Definitely still a bit mic shy but working on it!
Also, I 100% recommend the Bath based courses!
Here's a fun Dockerfile:
Running GUI apps in a container using xvfb + vnc 👌
Hacking cheap GPS radios to make a long range mesh: https://www.meshtastic.org/
I hadn't seen these ESP32 based GPS modules before: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000119152086.html
This cool projects adds USB-C to TS100 soldering irons (by replacing the PCB):
Hahaha, the TLS 1.2 RFC was written by people from "RTFM, Inc." https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5246.html
This powerpole PDU looks cool:
Very similar to the sotabeams version but there's probably not much in the way of obvious variations to make.
This book on SDR from Pragmatic Programmers looks like it might be good: https://pragprog.com/book/wdradio/explore-software-defined-radio fairly cheap while it's in beta, and pragprog is a really good + DRM free publisher.
The growth of command line options, 1979-present: https://danluu.com/cli-complexity/
Microsoft bro just shitting on folks using EOS systems. Yes! https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/storage-at-microsoft/smb-is-dead-long-live-smb/ba-p/1185401
Tales from The Dork Web #2 is out now. https://thedorkweb.substack.com/p/tales-from-the-dork-web-2
Voyager 2 is back alive! How cool is that! https://www.inverse.com/science/nasa-brings-voyager-2-fully-back-online-11.5-billion-miles-from-earth
Mind blowingly pretty construction https://radiotransmitter.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/micro24_schematic_dk7ih_intside_top.png?w=768
and loads of really cool projects https://radiotransmitter.wordpress.com/
Mosfet girl t-shirt: https://www.crowdsupply.com/open-music-labs/mosfet-girl
I really hope this does well, since it’s for charity and also awesome!
Since I this morning I had to read an article stating "Why brave isn't bad" and trying to debunk some "myths" about it, it really doesn't touch anything that was broadly explained in this wonderful article:
It sums up the problem with Brave quite well.
Amateur radio skills prove useful during bushfire emergencies https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-01/amateur-radio-skills-prove-useful-during-bushfires/11903200
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