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[aprssig] An amusing aside

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Jan 27 21:26:11 UTC 2010


Build the whole thing in an in-ear device, and make the user interface 
an accelerometer.  Tilt your head left to rewind, and right to fast 
forward.  =]

Scott
N1VG

david Vanhorn wrote:
> 
> 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
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> Curt, WE7U wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, david vanhorn wrote:
> 
>> Kindle for hams:
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>>
> 
>> An AVR (or pic if you must) processor, with a little beeper attached,
> 
>> beeping out your novel in morse...
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>>
> 
>> 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.
> 
> -- 
> Curt, WE7U. <http://www.eskimo.com/~archer>
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