marxy's musing on technology
A bloke with too many hobbies.
Friday, July 23, 2021
The best digital mode for weak signal keyboard to keyboard QSOs?
Since moving from Sydney to Melbourne I've wanted to be able to chat with my Sydney friends but have wondered about the best mode to use...
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Awesome Amateur Radio link list
Mirko Caserta has started a useful list of Amateur radio links . There's loads of these around the web but this one is on GitHub which m...
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Røde Wireless GO II microphone for iPhone review
Good audio with bad video is generally acceptable. Good video with bad audio is never OK. In the past I’ve used the excellent Sennheiser rad...
Friday, July 02, 2021
XIEGU G1M portable SDR HF Radio review and notes
After my recent SOTA experience I've become interested in more compact and portable QRP gear. A radio that's getting good reviews i...
Saturday, June 19, 2021
ATS-20 Si4732 receiver firmware update
I recently purchased a nifty shortwave and FM receiver from AliExpress built around an Arduino Nano and Si4732. I pulled mine apart to try ...
Thursday, June 17, 2021
My first SOTA - cold and wet but not disappointing
Paul, VK3HN , kindly invited me along to a Summits On The Air (SOTA) activation today at Mount Disappointment close to Melbourne. The wea...
Monday, June 14, 2021
Games on Netflix? My comments on ABC Download this show
Topics on ABC Marc Fennell's Download This Show were the Apple Developer Conference announcements, Facebook's ban on Trump, paying f...
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