Putting a software defined radio on a mac – Hack a Day

Putting a software defined radio on a mac – Hack a Day.

helix.air.net.au :: D.I.Y. Discone for RTLSDR

helix.air.net.au :: D.I.Y. Discone for RTLSDR.

Putting a software defined radio on a mac – Hack a Day

Putting a software defined radio on a mac – Hack a Day.

Project – Bench Power Supply

One thing that every man’s cave needs is a power supply. I already have a 12volt regulated power supply but my interest in micro-controllers makes it ncessary to have other voltages available.

Enter the ATX power supply. The ATX power supply is found in most recent computers and many a time I’ve thrown them out in my work. I decided that the power supply from one of my old machines looked too new to junk and so I began the Bench Power Supply.

There are many instructables and how-to’s on the net which outline the process of modifying your power supply for use with other projects.

The simplest of these is to use the voltages output by the PSU without any modifications. This was my choice for this power supply project.

 

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Cave Status

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The mancave is currently quite small and embryonic. Still needs a lot of work and cleaning up.

The HAM beginning

So I decided I should get a move and head towards qualifying for my Amateur Radio license.

I made contact with a local HAM I found on the Internet. Neville suggested that I should make contact with the HAM College in Perth. He said that the local club doesmeet but are pretty quiet.

I left a message on the HAM College’s website.

 

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