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by tpobrienjr
Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Mobile amateur radio station
Replies: 4
Views: 3477

Re: Mobile amateur radio station

That's the easiest part, actually. The compartment below the screen has a row of connectors of various kinds: 1. Cigar lighter, which provides 12v, unknown amp rating. Probably not enough to run a transceiver. 2. RCA connectors for left and right audio channel input (RCA jacks, color coded Red and W...
by tpobrienjr
Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Mobile amateur radio station
Replies: 4
Views: 3477

Re: Mobile amateur radio station

The radio I'm currently working with is a Yaesu FT-100D (obtained cheap). The Yaesu command set seems to be limited, but this radio might do the job. One problem: need a good way to turn the radio on and off - I don't want to leave it on all the time, due to power draw and safety. Unless I misread i...
by tpobrienjr
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Suggested new name
Replies: 2
Views: 845

Suggested new name

If another whizbang RasPi product comes to mind, I have a suggested name for it, in keeping with the xBerry idea. Last month we were in Alaska, and hiked through a fairly wild area, where we saw a delightful little alpine berry called "Cloudberry", Rubus Chamaemorus. It is amber-colored, and looks a...
by tpobrienjr
Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Mobile amateur radio station
Replies: 4
Views: 3477

Mobile amateur radio station

0714121545-00.jpg I'm working on using RasPi to control a mobile amateur (ham) radio station. I have managed to get the RasPi to work in the car, using the "Ford Touch" screen and a wireless keyboard/mouse. Attached is a photo that shows my testing so far. I hope to control an Icom dual-band (144/4...

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