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A Preamp for the SDR

Figure 1:  A preamp tossed together on a piece of proto-board. Click to enlarge. The performance of the Soft66 Lite is alright for the price of a couple fast food dinners, so I’ve no complaints.  But, I thought maybe some … Continue reading

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Using a Pi SBC with Shortwave Radio

Figure 1: The DIP socket in the little SDR board is populated for a BPF. New Orleans Coast Guard weather fax operates at 4.317 MHz, so it is far outside of the default (7 MHz) filter bandwidth of the little … Continue reading

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SoC/SBC Boards for Ham Radio

Figure 1: Various combinations that have, thus far been considered for ham radio audio duty (see text for explanation). For the past couple years, I have been attempting to determine what might be the best platform for ham radio and … Continue reading

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WB8LZR

A younger me, as part of a collage pic made a number of years ago. This is WB8LZR / CW aficionado extreme. This WP blog is dedicated to the author’s amateur radio hobby, and related pursuits.      

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