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[aprssig] An amusing aside

Chuck Gooden Chuck.Gooden at comcast.net
Wed Jan 27 22:33:17 UTC 2010


Forget the battery an just go solar.

On 1/27/2010 12:52 PM, 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
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 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.
>
> -- 
> Curt, WE7U. <http://www.eskimo.com/~archer>
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