Portable PSK31 using a netbook

I’ve resurected my FT-817 since it hasn’t seen the light of day much since I stopped walking up summits a couple of years ago. It’s now being pressed in to service as a portable PSK31 transceiver alongside my new Acer Aspire One netbook.

New on-line weather station

Purchased from Martin Lynch & Sons recently was their new WX-831 weather station. On paper, this seems to be an excellent deal as it is priced at just £99 and includes a cup-style anenometer for measuring wind speed, as opposed to the propeller driven device on my current W2300 station which appears to have seized […]