Success on a #CW project I'd been playing with a while. I got my SK going into a USB to Serial Converter to the Mac to Parallels to PCW Fistcheck tonight.
The timing seems good, but there's a latency that keeps from being able to have the volume on the computer up. Connecting the SK in parallel to the rig and using its sidetone addresses that.
The trick is using the right USB/Serial converter. One with an FTDI chip worked great. The one with a CP2102 produced very inconsistent timing.
First time running in #CWT tonight! Talk about some adrenaline....
Had a great time though and didn't make too many mistakes (copying or procedural)
Finished the #vor antenna with satisfying results! I haven’t even tried modifying the hairpin or wire lengths yet and am getting out pretty well
The third thing I’m considering is a Pi Pico, which seems similar to the feather. If I did the Pi Pico I’d use microPython, which would be more portable to Pi Zero if I ended up swapping in the future
Couch to 64k aka Building a Z80 Breadboard computer. Great series: http://bread80.com/category/couch-to-64k/
CW. Electronics. DIY. Coding. Coffee.
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