[hfsig] WSPR module -- fit on Pi board

Orrin Winton orrin.winton at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 17:58:45 CDT 2016


Zoltan, thanks, i just ordered that extension! That way i won't have to
remove the heatsink. ... It is a Pi2B. The heatsink came, as an accessory,
with the Pi. So i installed the heatsink. Maybe the heatsink is not
necessary?

Also, is there an online guide to the wspr board?

Orrin WN1Z, northeast Calif
On Apr 21, 2016 1:55 PM, "Zoltan Doczi" <zoltan.doczi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Orrin,
>
> I came across this extension this might augment your problem:
> https://www.adafruit.com/products/1112
>
> 73,
> ha7dcd
> Zoltan
>
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 8:53 PM, Orrin Winton <orrin.winton at gmail.com>
> 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 is the one for reporting wspr?
>>
>> 73 de wn1z
>>
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