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Cricket on digital

Richard Dickerson
 

David Cripe NM0S mentioned he was working on a way to use the cricket for digital comms like PSK.  I wonder if we could resurrect the 4S link on a PCB with a USB plug mounted on the board so it could be just plugged into a lap top and the cricket

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On Apr 11, 2017, at 15:49, WA0ITP wa0itp@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Woo Hoo!!  Great range for Crickets.  Some of the build session Crickets were reported to be making 1.1W, so they may stretch out even further.  These are the John Waynes of the Cricket population :o)  If you have a John Wayne Cricket, you are lucky - but check the temp of Q2 often.

Check out http://4sqrp.com/cricket.php tmmrw for a new Cricket award invented and hosted by Bill Dekle, KV6Z.  It promises to be great fun.

Pse post your Cricket success right here on the 4sqrp and 4sqrpcricket reflectors , and on QRP-L also. Let the world know that the Crickets are coming.

72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 4/11/2017 9:11 AM, dekle@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 

I didn't get any takers with my CQ effort this morning, but 3 minutes before I quit, and just as the grey line was passing over my house, an RBN Spot popped up from  NC7J in Layton, Utah.

NC7J is 933 miles away and reported a 3 dB SNR. I think that means that my Cricket was twice as strong as the noise.

I see Cricketeer in my future. Oh yeah.

Bill
KV6Z





Re: New file uploaded to 4sqrp

James W. Hodgson
 

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Re: New file uploaded to 4sqrp

Richard Dickerson
 

I just clicked on it and it worked on my iPad 

Sent from my iPad

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Re: New file uploaded to 4sqrp

Donald Sanders
 

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Re: New file uploaded to 4sqrp

davemrtn
 

I do hope this gets posted on the 4SQRP web site, besides being put on yahoo groups !!

Might be easier to find by all if on the web page instead of yahoo groups.

David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------

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Cricket heard in Utah, John Wayne, and Award.!

WA0ITP
 

Woo Hoo!!  Great range for Crickets.  Some of the build session Crickets were reported to be making 1.1W, so they may stretch out even further.  These are the John Waynes of the Cricket population :o)  If you have a John Wayne Cricket, you are lucky - but check the temp of Q2 often.

Check out http://4sqrp.com/cricket.php tmmrw for a new Cricket award invented and hosted by Bill Dekle, KV6Z.  It promises to be great fun.

Pse post your Cricket success right here on the 4sqrp and 4sqrpcricket reflectors , and on QRP-L also. Let the world know that the Crickets are coming.
72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 4/11/2017 9:11 AM, dekle@... [4sqrp] wrote:

 

I didn't get any takers with my CQ effort this morning, but 3 minutes before I quit, and just as the grey line was passing over my house, an RBN Spot popped up from  NC7J in Layton, Utah.

NC7J is 933 miles away and reported a 3 dB SNR. I think that means that my Cricket was twice as strong as the noise.

I see Cricketeer in my future. Oh yeah.

Bill
KV6Z




Re: Cricket Certificate Program

Sean Edwards
 

This is a fantastic idea!

-=Sean Edwards=-
AD0QG



On Apr 11, 2017 1:32 PM, "WA0ITP wa0itp@... [4sqrp]" <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Hi Marty,

It's a simple but effective transceiver that was used as the build session kit at OzarkCon.  It's vy nearly ready to release, just waiting on some parts.

72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 4/9/2017 8:10 PM, Marty Lifgren mlifgr@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 

What's a 4S Cricket?


 

Become a Cricketeer!!!!

 

And enjoy all the rights and privileges of membership in the

 

Four State Cricket Society

 

To qualify for membership and receive a beautiful e-certificate suitable for framing, complete 10 QSOs (with 10 different stations) using the 4S Cricket transceiver.

 

Send your log in an email to dekle@... . (Or you can send a paper log to:

                             Membership Chairman – 4S Cricket Society

                             Bill Dekle

                             9847 Canyon Road

                             Claremore, OK 74017.

 

Sequential membership numbers will be assigned in the order logs are received.

 

73

Bill

KV6Z




Re: Cricket Certificate Program

WA0ITP
 

Hi Marty,

It's a simple but effective transceiver that was used as the build session kit at OzarkCon.  It's vy nearly ready to release, just waiting on some parts.
72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 4/9/2017 8:10 PM, Marty Lifgren mlifgr@... [4sqrp] wrote:

 

What's a 4S Cricket?


 

Become a Cricketeer!!!!

 

And enjoy all the rights and privileges of membership in the

 

Four State Cricket Society

 

To qualify for membership and receive a beautiful e-certificate suitable for framing, complete 10 QSOs (with 10 different stations) using the 4S Cricket transceiver.

 

Send your log in an email to dekle@... . (Or you can send a paper log to:

                             Membership Chairman – 4S Cricket Society

                             Bill Dekle

                             9847 Canyon Road

                             Claremore, OK 74017.

 

Sequential membership numbers will be assigned in the order logs are received.

 

73

Bill

KV6Z




Re: [BayouJumper] Soup'er Up'er for the Bayou Jumper

ron mcmurray
 

i would be interasted in a board.
ron, kc0tdj


Re: [BayouJumper] Soup'er Up'er for the Bayou Jumper

Richard Dickerson
 

Please add me to the list!

Richard WF2F

Sent from my iPad

On Apr 10, 2017, at 22:32, David Martin davemrtn@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Okay, I will keep track of who(all) would like a Soup'er Up'er board...

David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------

On 4/10/2017 21:18, CStratton wrote:
Hi David -

I'm another one that would like a Souper Upper kit/board if they become available again.

Thanks
Chip
AE5KA

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 1:27 AM, David Martin davemrtn@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Jim,

    At this point in time, had not planned to sell more boards, and I am waiting to see if Four State will decide to pick it up as a kit offering.  If they decide not to, I will look into accommodating those wanting the board.

David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------

On 4/10/2017 18:59, Jim Pruitt wrote:
Hello David.

Will you be selling more boards or was Ozarkcon the only ones you plan to sell?  If you are going to make more,  how much are you asking for them?

Thank you.

Jim Pruitt
WA7DUY
A displaced Mountain Home boy.

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 3:44 PM, David Martin davemrtn@... [BayouJumper] <BayouJumper@...> wrote:
 

I had 9 extra Soup'er Up'er printed circuit boards from the prototype/beta board run, and they were all purchased at OzarkCon by noon on Saturday.

This is a message for those that purchased those boards.  Decals were included with the board for labeling the filter switch & fine tuning pot on the Bayou Jumper front panel.

Decals are easy to apply, especially if you ever built some plastic model cars, but should you experience an unexplainable boo boo and need another set, let me know and I will see if I can get another set to you.

Let me know how your build goes, and your critique of the operation of the board.

I included in your package, a link for the manual, and the manual includes a Bill-Of-Materials with part numbers and vendor source for the needed parts.

I feel you will agree this little board does 'Soup Up' the Bayou Jumper, which is a GREAT & FUN radio kit to begin with !!

--
David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------






Re: Cricket heard in Utah !

dekle <dekle@...>
 


I was using my 40m dipole configured as a flat top 80m vertical.
 
Bill KV6Z
 
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] Cricket heard in Utah !

 

Cool! what kind of antenna are you using? 


Keith 


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On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 09:11, dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

I didn't get any takers with my CQ effort this morning, but 3 minutes before I quit, and just as the grey line was passing over my house, an RBN Spot popped up from  NC7J in Layton, Utah.

NC7J is 933 miles away and reported a 3 dB SNR. I think that means that my Cricket was twice as strong as the noise.

I see Cricketeer in my future. Oh yeah.

Bill
KV6Z





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Re: Cricket heard in Utah !

keith ford
 

Cool! what kind of antenna are you using? 

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 09:11, dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

I didn't get any takers with my CQ effort this morning, but 3 minutes before I quit, and just as the grey line was passing over my house, an RBN Spot popped up from  NC7J in Layton, Utah.

NC7J is 933 miles away and reported a 3 dB SNR. I think that means that my Cricket was twice as strong as the noise.

I see Cricketeer in my future. Oh yeah.

Bill
KV6Z



Re: Cricket heard in Utah !

Wayne Dillon
 

Nicely done Bill, great result.
Be blessed,
Wayne - NQ0RP

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 9:11 AM, dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

I didn't get any takers with my CQ effort this morning, but 3 minutes before I quit, and just as the grey line was passing over my house, an RBN Spot popped up from  NC7J in Layton, Utah.

NC7J is 933 miles away and reported a 3 dB SNR. I think that means that my Cricket was twice as strong as the noise.

I see Cricketeer in my future. Oh yeah.

Bill
KV6Z





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Re: PC

Steven Voller
 

I saw the suggestion to load Linux and would second. There are also a number of distros focused on amateur radio and if you go that route would suggest the Linux in the Ham Shack podcast.


Re: [BayouJumper] Soup'er Up'er for the Bayou Jumper

Steven Voller
 

David,

You can add me to the list. Thanks,

Steve
KB9VUJ


Re: PC

Charles W. Powell
 

With Linux there is Gimp, a Photoshop replacement. Very powerful software and completely free of charge. For sound/audio, try Audacity.

72,

Charles - NK8O

On Apr 10, 2017, at 9:50 PM, Brian Ford kf4tap@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

Actually rocky I was planning, once I can get it connected to the web to down load some pc art soft ware.  


If it doesn't work it will go in the recycle bin. 

Keith 


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On Monday, April 10, 2017, 21:46, RWeeks neotoxo54@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

IMHO, if your going to use it just for the Ham Shack...dump the Windows and load up Linux...
It is a bit of a learning curve BUT I am running Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon on an HP Pavillion and liking it much more than WIN 10...
In fact as soon as I get my Linux legs under me I will be converting a Toshiba Satellite over to the same.

If your not sure about the change, you can put Linux on a CD and run it off the disc....that way if you decide not to use it nothing is lost...just eject the disc and reboot back to whatever Windows demon-ware you are comfortable with...

Good Luck

SENT FROM MY IPAD MINI
Rocky Weeks, AF5AF
East Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29B
Arkansas Trappers Assoc.
South Western Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29A

On Apr 10, 2017, at 16:42, Brian Ford kf4tap@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Can in from a service call, and found a large box on the porch, it is a used, but working emachine PC running XP.  No wireless card in it so I'll have to move it in the shop close to the modem.  A couple of days to clean out and uninstall games and such.  



Any windows gurus? 




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