Parting is, well, just sorrow

I’ve been SWLing and BCB DXing for over 50 years now. In reorganizing my amateur radio station, I figured that I would examine my equipment to be more efficient in what I buy in the future, and so forth. The two receivers that I’ve been using the past few years are both superb: the JRC NRD-545 and the Perseus SDR. Japan Radio Company quit producing the […]

Zotac Zbox and Linux

Parts of the past two days were spent getting a bare-bones PC assembled, operating, and getting my favorite flavor of Linux installed. Since I’ve been battling a cold virus this week, progress has been good. It’s running bit without network connections! The Zotac ZboxHD-ND22 is a small-format PC that’s directed at the streaming-media market but it has a 64-bit chip (Intel low-voltate Celeron SU2300), can handle 8GBs […]

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