Here are a couple more interesting tidbits gleaned from the Internet over the past week or so:
- Personal supercomputer for only $100! This blog post describes reports on a company called Adapteva, which sounds like it’s still basically a basement operation, that’s developed a low-power, high-Gflops processor chip. Their current project is to develop a very low-cost supercomputer using this chip. One of the possible applications they’re targeting is software-defined radio.
- 13-year-old reviews the Quansheng dual-band HT. A new ham reviews his dual-band HT. Bottom line: he likes it!
- HackSDR to rule the airwaves. HackRF is a software-defined radio (SDR) that will potentially receive and transmit any radio frequency from 100 MHz to 6 GHz. HackRF is intended to hit the sweet spot between versatility and cost – around the size of a USB hard drive and with a $300 price tag,