November 11 is the beginning of the Karneval Season, and on November 11 I was out with my wife enjoying the partying. I noticed a number of costumes with lights on them, but I was very disappointed in them. They were usually nothing more than a string of Christmas lights wrapped around a body or… Continue Reading Costume
I just got a new Rigol DS2072A Oscilloscope. Â The reason I bought it was because of the ability to unlock it and get the extra features There is a great forum at the eevblog, which is very long and detailed. Â Many people are having trouble with figuring out which way works to generate the keys… Continue Reading Rigol DS2072A Unlock
My local radio station has a web stream, that you can play from their website (www.radiokoeln.de). Their site, in addition to having annoying ads that delay the start of the music, only runs on Adobe Flashplayer. I wanted to be able to play it on my Raspberry Pi from XBMC, which is running an arm… Continue Reading Breaking into your local radio station
I recently purchased an ExtremeView xv3300 from EFTA.us. I highly recommend their service: Shipping was fast and prices were great. To link it in with my current mythtv system, I needed to build/buy an irblaster, and hook it up to lirc to blink the codes to the set top box. Then I needed to configure… Continue Reading MythTV & Satellite TV
GPS Logging of my Germany trip is complete (enough). Version 1 is available at: http://www.muzik.ca/gpsdata/parse.php The XML files were logged by the Sunset GPS Tracker (mentioned previously) running on my Windows Mobile (yuck!…well actually it works quite well) and a Hollux GPSlim bluetooth receiver. While in Germany, I had the receiver on my person very… Continue Reading GPS Logging
My photo database has now been updated. Rather than using photodb (software I wrote), I am now using the much better “gallery” software. http://photodb.muzik.ca/ One more step closer to Germany!
Below are some links for logging GPS data from a serial port, on windows mobile 5 to a text file: http://www.vodafonebetavine.net/web/SunsetGPSLogger/downloads http://handheld.softpedia.com/get/GPS/GPS-Logger-2005-16926.shtml as found by “Windows Mobile” “GPS Logger” on google