posts tagged: open source

APRS via Kenwood TM-V71A, Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC & Android tablet with APRSdroid

APRS via Kenwood TM-V71A, Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC & Android tablet with APRSdroid

i’ve been running an Android tablet in my Jeep for navigation and entertainment now for a while. it’s removable but always goes with me as it’s even replaced my stereo. i had been curious how i could integrate the tablet and ham radio but not made it a priority.

recently a couple of things spurred me on. first, i ran across the Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC project and it looked like it might be exactly the hardware i needed for an affordable price … continue reading  ⇨

when open-source doesn’t work

when open-source doesn’t work

i’m trying to compile a small Java app to native bytecode for a specific ARM-Linux board to see what the performance differences is (versus running through the Java SE interpreter). so far no love.

one experience with FOSS…

research this whole cross-compiling idea and Java compilers for a bit. decide to skip the latest release of GCC and go with a …

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