Flex 3000

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 […]

SDR, Here I Come!

A couple of days ago, I ordered the Flex 3000, software-defined radio from Flex Radio (www.flex-radio.com). I’ve had a Perseus SDR receiver for a a couple of years now. I’ve also been a chip-head regarding computing for some 30 years now… developing wide-area networks during the early 1980s to scientific data visualization applications during the 1990s, and large-scale database manipulation and business intelligence in the […]

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