About This SiteThis is the blog of Anthony Glen Jeffries. The sub-title should explain things pretty well. The blog title comes from this post on Greta Christina's blog (scroll down to reason #7). The opinions expressed on this site are not necessarily representative of my past, present or future employers, coworkers, colleagues, friends or family.
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Category Archives: Amateur Radio
I found a page that makes running rigctld at startup on systemd machines relatively simple. You can check it out here. You then just point all of your ham radio programs at 127.0.0.1:4532 and it all just works, like it … Continue reading
If you are like me, you have multiple audio sinks and sources for your laptop. Linux seems to prefer USB audio, which is bad when that USB audio device is your HF radio. The result is general weirdness when sending … Continue reading
The programming cable is just a passive device. This means the radio must be connected to the cable and turned on before your computer will be aware of the connection. The programming software (“CPS”) is included with the firmware updates … Continue reading
Apparently the firmware on the Yaesu FT-70R has problems reading or charging the battery or something like that. Update the firmware here.
I was tired of hunting down my USB serial devices on every reboot, so I found this link and solved the problem.
Need the phone number for your FCC field office? This is probably your best bet.
I am now working part-time at the Portland store of Ham Radio Outlet! I’ll be helping match you with your perfect radio and accessories. This means I’m decreasing my presence at Breitenbush and within the next few weekends or so will … Continue reading
I’ve felt for a long time that ham radio in the US needed to support scouting beyond the Boy Scouts of America. This is good step forward. The ARRL has begun offering a new Girl Scouts “Radio and Wireless Technology” … Continue reading