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[aprssig] Re: OLPC ... Neat!

Paul Kronenwetter n2kiq at arrl.net
Sun Jan 6 02:40:30 UTC 2008


Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> I think the XO is a... ground breaking device.  
>> Did I get one? No, I realized that it is does 
>> not meet my needs and would end up in the
>> closet or given away to a child...
>>     
>
> ...
> I can't wait for the ham software to start working with it.  Talk about portability...  The ease of use, will assure that I will now probbly have the ham radio laptop apps with me more often than before since I will be more apt to carry the small XO at low risk then lug the big laptop.
>
> Bob, WB4APR
For what it's worth, I've had good success getting Xastir working on
the box.  The only part I'm having real trouble with is soundmodem keeps
crashing when ever it decodes a packet.  Otherwise all is compiling and working
nicely, once the appropriate prerequisite packages are installed.


-Paul

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Paul Kronenwetter - N2KIQ
AEC Technology
Orange County Emergency Amateur Radio Team
Amateur Radio is a hobby, Emergency Communications is a commitment!
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