in the last post about APRS i explained why i was interested, where the Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC fit in, and how to get the basic radio/TNC/tablet setup working.
as promised, i’m following up now that i’ve gotten everything in its final configuration for backcountry use. this post will cover installing the Mobilinkd in a vehicle … continue reading ⇨
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 ⇨
i had already been dreaming of a single flashlight that could do it all. i wanted a decently intense thrower, but with a larger head than the P20 for a more practical beam – and could i get a decent run time on some mid-level setting?
though EagleTac is still a top competitor, i did my due diligence investigating the latest offerings from Fenix, Olight, NiteCore, Sunwayman, ThruNite, FourSevens and even more traditional manufactures like StreamLight and SureFire … continue reading ⇨
with a working Android tablet based carputer now in place (mp3car worklog here…), i turned to a completely superfluous project – a fully integrated rear-screen projection system for watching movies around camp. why? well why not! i do these type of projects simply because i enjoy fabricating and hacking on things. i do expect to use the system …
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