I have been playing with the ISDR software defined radio from OM VU2DEV , Ramaprabhu ( from Bangalore )for the past one week. ISDR is a low cost SDR for 40m band. The radio is performing wonderfully. I bought 2 assembled kits from DEV and I recommend the kits to any one who wants to … Continue reading ISDR from VU2DEV
Here are photographs of my shack. I have built several equipments and circuits over the years. These pictures show the status of my shack as on September 2010. I took them last week on a Nikon CoolPix L21 .
Last week I had to visit IIT KGP and Calcutta. I managed to get a ticket at the last minute and quickly settled on Shalimar express. Most of my companions were Bengali revellers returning after touring god’s own country. Before reaching Varkala a vendor with water bottles came. I bought a one litter bottle. Then… Continue reading Drinking Water on Indian Railways
I took a session on recycling old PCs with LTSP at barcamp kerala 7 last Sunday. Even though I am associated with the organizers of barcamp ever since its inception in Kerala, I could not attend any of the previous ones due to various reasons. So I was a bit skeptical about the kind of… Continue reading At barcamp kerala 7
As I travel frequently in connection with my official and no-official engagement, my internet presence is disrupted. I have tons on mails and rss feed entries to be read after each journey. I was thinking of buying a netbook. I recently bought a Toshiba NB200 netbook at a discount rate from my cousin. It came… Continue reading BSNL GPRS on Ubuntu 9.10