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Tracking Balloons with WSPR

What is WSPR? WSPR is a low data rate digital protocol intended for measuring RF propagation, typically on LF and HF bands and at very low powers (often 1W to as little as 20mW). WSPR messages are digital packets that

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Crazyflie 2.0 Review

The Crazyflie 2.0 is a second generation nano quadcopter created by Bitcraze as part of their open-source flying development platform. Available for $180 from Seeed Studio, this developer-friendly kit seemed like the perfect way to dip my toes into the

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Converting .MTS video files into .mp4 files

I have a Canon HF200 video camera and it outputs HD video, but it’s in .MTS file format. This is a pain because there are no good free video converters or editors for .MTS files. But using Avidemux, an open-source

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Ndiswrapper in a few lines

ndiswrapper -i yourdriver.inf ndiswrapper -l¬† #Ensure that it says “Driver Installed” and “Hardware Present” ndiswrapper¬† -m ndiswrapper -ma ndiswrapper -mi modprobe ndiswrapper …And you’re good to go! Feel free to run /etc/init.d/network restart if you feel like it.

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Quick and Easy Sites with FOSS

In this short guide, you can learn how to create an easy yet professional-looking fixed-width website with free open-source software. Before you begin, ensure that you have the Gimp and Inkscape installed, in addition to some form of text or

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