This is a place where I post details about projects I work on and "recipes" I've come up with, mostly to help me remember, but others may find useful.
DX spots from the DX Cluster network
What is the sun lighting up right now?
Same as above but focused on North America.
Mount Holly Radar data overlaid on Google Maps to get that "neighborhood view"
I want a Linux PC that will connect to my main TV to be used as a "new media" receiver. The target PC is a 300 MHz Pentium II I pieced together dumpster diving and getting parts off ebay. It has an nVidia GeForce video card with S-Video output. There is no capture card. I'm only interested in using this as a player.
How to create SSL certificates for serving encrypted web pages or sending encrypted email. If anyone needs a "pabut" certificate let me know.
How to use pgp to verify the integrity of downloaded files.
How to create your own custom repo of RPMs to be used by YUM.
How to build a POI file for your Garmin GPS unit from a KML file generated from Google Maps
Rip the DVDs that you own to a file format compatible with a video iPod using ffmpeg
How to download a YouTube Video and convert to a DVD compatible format using ffmpeg
How to set up port mirroring to snoop packets on the wire for things like SIP, RTP and UPNP
How to save the Audio only from a YouTube flv file using ffmpeg
Given start-time and length, create a video segment with one command.
Sometimes I need to see how changing the user agent effects the data sent by a website.
The SvxLink Server is a general purpose voice services system, which when connected to a transceiver, can act as both an advanced repeater system and can also operate on a simplex channel.
(Under construction) Use mailman with forward mail domains to a remote computer
Take that embarrassing video and put it in a form that is social media friendly
Set up iptables to allow inbound connections to a VM port that doesn't have an external interface
Things I've been working on with and RTL-SDR USB stick and downconverter
Self sign a JAR file so APPLETS can run in a browser
An RTL-SDR receiver capable of capturing, streaming and recording multiple channels within it's bandwidth
An open hardware antenna rotator I'd like to build. 3D parts printed, others gathered, still more to source. This has been going on far too long!