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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Digital modes are the grand-grand-grand children of Morse code, which is called CW in the HAM world. They enable low power transmissions, can be received even through increasing noise levels and are a fun and interesting entrance to the world of worldwide radio communication. But since they also r...

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ja, ich bin Amateurfunker.

Ich sag das wie der SM-Freund, der sich seiner Familie offenbart. Die Reaktionen sind bestimmt ähnlich.

Wenn Menschen in meinem Umfeld Amateurfunk heute noch kennen, dann assoziieren sie damit Morsegeräusche (piep piep piiiep piep dat) oder alte Männer die in ihren Bud...

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Intro

I'm one of the few who switched from the walled-garden of iOS to the messy wasteland that is Android. I cannot recommend this transition for anyone but the resilient, because it took me quite some time find an adequate replacement for my beloved iOS app. Buuuuuut: You can now reap what I sow...

Saturday, May 26, 2018

This article was first written in 2015, but many aspects still hold true. Still, in 2018, the fastest Macs are self-build
Apple's ARKit is on its way to become be top SDK for AR development. So Apple has to do something about the hardware. They are attempting to re-enter the market for professiona...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The idea

The vision is to take the Dell XPS 9550 and turn it into a Linux machine. Dell offers Linux native Laptops, but its engineers don't do a good job or preparing non-dedicated machines for Linux.

Hackintosh on the Dell XPS is fine, but...

Besides getting Linux to run properly, this endea...