[amsat-bb] Re: [SPAM] Re: One-Laptop-per-Child two XO-1 ?
lihan161051 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 21 07:15:10 PST 2007
And more than that .. the perfect platform to build apps for that
promote ham radio in variously subtle ways.
(Imagining an inexpensive kit-buildable transceiver that plugs into an
OLPC, with free downloadable software custom tailored to it, targeting
PSK31 or other common narrowband digital modes .. :D )
On Dec 21, 2007, at 8:22 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> Re: One-Laptop-per-Child two XO-1 ?
>> Have I missed something ?
>> Are these good for Ham Radio applications ?
> The way I see it:
> * Goal is $100 laptop
> * Runs under Linux
> * Excellent visibility in bright sun
> * Runs Display uses only 0.1W in sun
> * Can be charged by solar power
> * built-in 802.11 wireless plus automatic MESHING with others
> * Targeted at youth worldwide...
> And on and on...
> Seems the perfect platform for HAM radio!
> Bob, WB4APR
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