marxy's musing on technology
A bloke with too many hobbies.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Farewell to the van
The van has been an entertaining project over the last few years. A 2000 Toyota Hiace with 411,000km on the clock. We have travelled up and ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
RAAF 100 year flypast in Canberra
I'm not a plane geek but Kevin, VK2KB, talked me in to a trip to Canberra to watch a spectacular flypast by the RAAF to celebrate 100 ye...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Officially an "old timer"
Old friend Nigel, VK3DZ, kindly invited me along to a meeting of the Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club . To be eligible for membership one must...
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Hermes Lite 2 direct connect to macOS
A Hermes-Lite 2 SDR transceiver arrived a few days ago. For about $300 it's an amazing piece of equipment. A 0-38MHz direct sampling SD...
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Arduino pro micro password typer dongle
This has to be the simplest Arduino project. I have been improving my password security by letting some software choose random strings that ...
Monday, March 15, 2021
Comparing noise level with WSPR
The noise floor at home is S9. Happily it's a broadband noise rather than the terrible switch mode power supply hash I had at one point....
Saturday, March 06, 2021
A final trip in the van (#vanlife)
Just back from a few weeks touring north in the van. When the latest quick pandemic lockdown in Victoria ended I took the opportunity to dri...
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