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A great QRP (low power) ham radio story

A nice story with a big finish . . . Today I saw a tweet pointing to a post on my friend Alan’s blog – announcing a local launch of a high altitude balloon by Bill, WB8ELK. With a couple … Continue reading

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QRZ.com running Ubuntu Server

Here’s an interesting interview with some history and behind-the-scenes information about the site qrz.com. QRZ.com is one of the largest sites in the world serving amateur radio. A quote from that interview: “The new QRZ runs the Ubuntu 64-bit server.  … Continue reading

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Buffer Bloat and network performance

This post is really well written and should probably be required reading for network geeks. I think it might explain some of the problems I was seeing before I dropped my DSL provider and moved to Knology cable, which I’ve … Continue reading

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Beware Imposed Agility

A few weeks ago at a wedding reception I was making small talk, and was introduced as someone who “works for Canonical”. One of the people in the circle immediately said “OH!, you do Agile development! We’re training for that … Continue reading

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Calibrating the softrock RX/TX Ensemble on Ubuntu

Continuing my exploration of SDR and the Softrock RX/TX Ensemble … You can catch the beginning of those posts here. The programmable oscillator on the softrock runs (in my case) at four times the desired mixer frequency. My unit is … Continue reading

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New Ubuntu Lucid proposed kernel

The Ubuntu kernel team has prepared a new proposed kernel for Lucid (2.6.32-25.43), containing a large number of fixes. This is a larger number of updates than we would usually push at one time, but processing of the upstream stable … Continue reading

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