CI-V EXTERNAL VFO CONTROL, PART 3

CI-V EXTERNAL VFO CONTROL, PART 3

CI-V EXTERNAL VFO CONTROL, PART 3

well, there’s been some small progress…. I started tinkering with the rotary encoder. I found a great example here:  http://www.pjrc.com/teensy/td_libs_Encoder.html one thing, though – encoder.h must be added to the Arduino Libraries folder /* Encoder Library – TwoKnobs Example * http://www.pjrc.com/teensy/td_libs_Encoder.html * This example code is in the public domain. */ #include <Encoder.h> //Copal RMS20-250-201-1G …

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VX-1700 VFO mode

VX-1700 VFO mode

  The VX1700 is a fairly nice radio, but it has one shortcoming from a flexibility standpoint – the VFO is not enabled by default, nor is it a simple software operation.  In order to enable VFO mode on the radio, a “CK-11” “field programming plug” is necessary.  I’m sure there’s a reason for this, …

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Shack Reboot

Shack Reboot

I decided that it’s time to reconfigure the shack… this time using dispatch consoles. The main purpose is to limit the surfaces I can pile things on – and cut the clutter. This started when a couple of us stumbled across a set of 4 Motorola empty Centracom Series II consoles on www.govdeals.com. Since I …

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