MNWis Fusion Technical Net
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Links

Links to interesting stuff, in no particular order

Arduino and Stuff

Parts and Software: http://fritzing.org/home/
 

Kits

Kits for Kids (and big kids): https://www.elenco.com/
 

Who Knew?

Rent a fire tower lookout from the USFS Forest Service: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r1/recreation/?cid=fsp5_030855

Fun Sites – interesting to browse

Tubetime: http://tubetime.us

6 Meter stuff (mostly): http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/

Amplifiers

Solid state high power info and kits: http://www.w6pql.com
 

Antennas

6, 2, and 0.07 meter antenna comaprison: http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/6mTable.htm

Tools

Test and Simulate Serial Circuits: https://docklight.de/
 

Surface Mount

 

Suppliers

Digikey: (Fast, in MN): https://www.digikey.com
Mouser: Good for RF parts plus everything else: https://www.mouser.com
Element14: Raspberry Pi HQ: https://www.element14.com/community/welcome
Test equipment, component analyzers: https://www.peakelec.co.uk Distributor: http://www.amascott.com/index.html
Feed line and connectors: https://rfconnection.com
Control head/mic cables: https://www.n2rga.com
Heatsinks: Heatsinkusa.com
Coax, connectors, etc.: https://rfconnection.com
 

WSPR, FT8, WSJT-X, etc.

Verify computer time: https://time.is (you need it to be right!)
 

Computers

Benchmarks: http://browser.geekbench.com 
Raspberry Pi Universal GPIO: http://wiringpi.com/
Simulator for PDP-11 and others: https://skn.noip.me/pdp11/pdp11.html

Radio History

Historic radios:  http://www.radioblvd.com
WEAU tower collapse: https://youtu.be/9fO8f_Qu3ls
 

Publication Archive

Free Ham Publications http://www.n5dux.com/ham/pubs/

Audio Processing / Analysis

 

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