JS8CallTools for Raspberry Pi

JS8CallTools for Raspberry Pi

You may already have seen some posts about the first of my JS8Call Tools – my GPS Utility for #JS8Call, its a python script with a Graphical User Interface that I wrote for grabbing my Location from GPSD running on my Raspberry Pi, it then translate the Lat and...
The Raspberry Pi Project – Part 3

The Raspberry Pi Project – Part 3

Programming For this part of the project I needed to write some code. By day I am a Java Developer, and over the years have used a few different programming languages so for this I wanted something new to learn so I chose to use Python 3 for this project. Its pretty...
The Raspberry Pi Project – Part 2

The Raspberry Pi Project – Part 2

Hi Again Everyone, Today the rest of the parts to build my Portable Station Computer arrived No, Im not doing an unboxing video… I ordered these parts from RS Components Adafruit Ultimate GPS Hat Provides GPS and PPS time source, with battery backed up time....
The Raspberry Pi Project

The Raspberry Pi Project

Hey all Ive been thinking about my portable computing set up again, and I’ve come back to the Raspberry Pi. So what Im planning to do is (finally!) produce a series of blog posts about setting this up as the best amateur radio portable computer that I can, its...
Portable Operation

Portable Operation

Over the past couple of months Ive been putting together a couple of portable stations, this one uses a hand truck/sack truck, not only does this enable me to move it about quite easily it also acts as the ground plane for the vertical antenna which is held up with...