[hfsig] WSPR module -- fit on Pi board

John w9ddd at tapr.org
Thu Apr 21 13:58:27 CDT 2016


Hello Orrin,

Which model RPi do you have?  I've not noticed a problem here.  Is your 
heatsink an add-on.  I have at least 3 versions of the Pi here and none 
have a heatsink.

On 4/21/2016 1:53 PM, Orrin Winton wrote:
> Hi folks, Orrin WN1Z here in northeast Calif... just received my wspr
> board from tapr.
>
> It looks like the heat sink on the RPi cpu is blocking insertion of the
> wspr board. I could peel off that heatsink, or i could get another Pi to
> dedicate to wspr.
>
> Or is there an extension available -- like stilts -- that will allow the
> wspr board to stand above the heatsink? If so, does anyone have a part
> number to search for, or even the correct name for the "stilts"?
>
> Also does the wspr board seat all the way to the left on the 40-pin header.
>
> Thanks for comments. This is going to be a blast. Recently got back into
> psk-31 and jt65, with indoor mag loops only, and am seeing results on
> pskreporter.info... looks like wsprnet.org <http://wsprnet.org> is the
> one for reporting wspr?
>
> 73 de wn1z
>
>
>
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John, W9DDD


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