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[aprssig] An amusing aside

david Vanhorn kc6ete at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 18:52:52 UTC 2010

Part of the cool factor for me, is doing it with a battery, an 8 pin chip, and a beeper.

-- Sent from my Palm Prē
Curt, WE7U wrote:

On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, david vanhorn wrote:

> Kindle for hams:


> An AVR (or pic if you must) processor, with a little beeper attached,

> beeping out your novel in morse...


> This isn't as farfetched as it sounds.  There are 8 pin processors with

> enough code space to hold an ASCII text file of novel length.

Seems like a PalmOS or similar PDA should be able to do this easily.

That might be fun!  I'm in the mode of practicing CW again with an

eye towards working CW during next Field Day.


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