marxy's musing on technology
A bloke with too many hobbies.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Downsizing and moving
A few observations. There is some sort of bag collecting addiction at work here. It became clear when all bags were removed from cupboar...
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Arduino Pro-Mini with 900MHz LoRa on board for environmental monitoring
Recently I started playing with LoRa modules for sending telemetry around. Last time I purchased a 433Mhz module and wired it up to an Ardu...
Australian bush fires mapped
As you might have read, (particularly for international readers), the bush fires this summer in Australia are unprecedented. At the time o...
Friday, December 13, 2019
Australia - still calling 80 years later
This morning on ABC Radio National, Geraldine Doogue's Saturday Extra featured a fascinating panel discussion about what became Radio Au...
Saturday, December 07, 2019
WSPR Watch is back
There's a new version in the App Store that corrects the problem we've been having. I'm now working on improvements to the handl...
Thursday, December 05, 2019
WSPR Watch is down
My free iOS app, WSPR Watch , is a convenient way to display data from WSPRnet.org and a few other ham radio sites. The app stopped worki...
Saturday, November 30, 2019
ABC celebrates 80 years of international broadcasting
80 years of international broadcasting by the ABC was celebrated this week at the headquarters in Ultimo, Sydney. David Hua, ABC Head, I...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Beware of macOS malware
I've always felt pretty safe from malware by running macOS but recently three people I know have found that they have unwanted software ...
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