I’ve just got a second hand Icom IC-PCR1000 communications receiver and needed to get it working with Linux Mint. What’s unique to this receiver is that its a standalone unit which connects to a computer via RS232C (it dates from 1999) and covers the entire 10kHz to 1300MHz range (there is a US version which […]Read more "Getting an Icom IC-PCR1000 working with Linux Mint"
One of the tasks I want to use a Raspberry PI for is to take over the duties of an existing ITX based linux box running my weather station. Now in theory that should be pretty simple as the current setup uses pywws to connect to the station and as that’s written in python it […]Read more "Getting GPS to work on a Raspberry PI"
Whilst checking hansard (the official publication of the UK Parliament) for Trainwatch I spotted this set of written answers published yesterday (26 March 2012) about the Square Kilometre Array Telescope: Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his policy is on implementation of the recommendations of the Square […]Read more "Square Kilometre Array Telescope mentioned in Parliament"