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Testing some functions from my mobile phone
Have proceeded with my softrock Ensemble tranceiver. So far I have finished the steps involving the receiver. And I’m amazed. What a great little piece of equipment. Have spent a couple of weekends now just playing around with receiver part … Continue reading
First night in a long time I had some time to spend with the softrock. Finished 3 toroids and studied how to make the transformer. Ballpen just there for size reference.
USB controller and oscillator working. What a feeling. Had some issues first but that was a problem with the USB hub. Now it connects. And whats even better. I can hear the oscillator in the other rigs. And I can … Continue reading
So…. I have soldered my first surface mounted stuff. Im not happy but I managed to do it. with some difficulties. But now the USB power supply is built and measured and values are as expected. Now moving on to … Continue reading
Did the first soldering on the softrock last night. So far so good (i think) But trouble ahead. Now i have to solder a tiny tiny smd voltage regulator. Have never dealed with smd or such small components before. Have … Continue reading
SM7RRF and me have ordered some new toys from USA. Its an nice litle softrock kit. 1w SDR tranciever for 30/20/17m. RRF was here tonight and delivered my kit. So soldering iron will he heated in a few minutes. Just … Continue reading
Have had the soldering iron running today. First time for months. Had to burn the dust of it. Have built the indoor unit for a antenna remote switch. Converted an old data switch for com-ports. It can handle up to … Continue reading
Here is a link to some more pics from the trip to Öland yesterday. The antenna we used was a home made 2 el beam,´They call these Jungle job. The elements are made from fishing poles and then a wire … Continue reading
Evening picture from the portable operation. Worked some euopeans and some dx and enjoying the scenery.