Introducing the Pine A64...

Introducing the Pine A64...

Starting at around $15 for this little powerhouse single-board computer, it\'s packed with some really nice features to give the Raspberry Pi a run for its money. More »

The Raspberry Pi as a DAQ Unit

The Raspberry Pi as a DAQ Unit

I need a DAQ but I need some pretty special things for the DAQ to accomplish. Why not build my own from a Raspberry Pi? More »

C# Program to compile Amateur Call-sign Database

C# Program to compile Amateur Call-sign Database

Build a simple C# program to download the FCC Amateur Radio Callsign database and compile it into a SQLite database. More »

Fixing \'hEntry\' Errors with Google Search Engines

Fixing \'hEntry\' Errors with Google Search Engines

When I submitted my blog to Google and Bing...both sites reported issues with my \"hEntry\" settings. Yeah...so...I had to figure out what those were... More »

 

Missing ‘hentry’ Tags for a WordPress Site

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Search Engine Optimization

If you have been stopping by recently you might have noted that some of the articles were missing, malformed, or formatted incorrectly.  After submitting the site to Google and Bing for indexing I noted several errors reported by the search

The Pine A64 mini-PC…starting at $15

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The Pine A64 signle-board mini-PC

Up until January I had never taken part in a Kickstarter campaign.  I’ve watched them, through about getting involved, filled out the forms but then closed my browser without clicking the send button, etc.  I’m note sure what my issue

Make your Solid State Drive last longer

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Solid State Drives

I finally took the plunge a few months back into the world of solid state hard-drives (“SSD”).  I wanted to see if the performance increase lives up to all the hype on the Internet.  I’m pleased to report that even

C# Program to compile Amateur Call-sign Database

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HAM Radio

I travel a lot for work.  Recently I was stuck in  a hotel one evening.  It was raining and sleeting so I just didn’t feel like going out.  Having some time on my hands I made a C# program to

Software – C# Development for the console

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Developing in C#

Recently I needed to write a small utility for work.  I’d love to post it here with source code, etc…but it was designed for work so…Copyright (c) 2016 – Landis+Gyr.  🙂  In writing the utility I decided that a big,

ViperMax Clock Source Prototype

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ViperMax is coming along…slowly.  There are just so many different things to work on.  But I was able to prototype my clock source so I can continue stability testing.  Granted…this is the easiest part of the project.  It practically built

Learning USB Development – USBSnoop

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As I stated in a previous post I am working on leaning the USB bus.  I’m no expert, except to say that I now understand why some USB contractors make a pretty good living contracting out to assist companies in

Next Up…Digital Audio…

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Cobranet Main Logo

Well…it’s been a while.  Before we get to my digital audio work…how about a quick update on my USB projects? I’ve completed my project for work with USB.  I’ve submitted it to engineering and we’ll see what happens.  The design

Learning USB AVR interface. Yikes!

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USB LOGO

I figure it’s time I get back to this “blog thing”… Lately I’ve been taking time to learn the ins-and-outs of USB.  Wow…is that a complicated sucker!  I figured I would use an AVR chip with the on-board USB controller,

The Raspberry Pi Data Acquisition Unit

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I have spent a few hours working on the Raspberry Pi Data Acquisition Unit (DAQ) and it is really coming along nicely.  While I cannot share the particulars of what I am designing the Raspberry Pi Data Acquisition Unit for