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  1. Re: BCM47755 GPS to within 30 centimeters/11.8 inches

    Well, the nice thing not being a moderator is I don't have to clean the threads up, one of you have to do that !

    I have read elsewhere that the continents are apparently drifting back together...
  2. Programming 12F683 pics with INTOSC and I/O on RA4 pin

    The MPLAB software does not allow these pics with that configuration to be programmed.
    Mchip could not give a proper answer why they do not allow it.
    I have been using it like that in hundreds of...
  3. Re: BCM47755 GPS to within 30 centimeters/11.8 inches

    I have a few comments on this.

    John you blokes down there stay there, stop drifting towards the rest of us. We don't want you up here. At that rate we are going to have to build a wall soon...
  4. Thread: Shout rate

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    Shout rate

    Is there a rough indication to know at what rate the shout command clocks data out at the various clock 4MHz, 8Mhz, 16Mhz... 64MHz speeds ?
  5. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    LOL. I think we all went through the (power) audio stage. I still have mine, and as you know big isn't big enough. So there is 1200W RMS sitting here, if I crank it up the neighbors run out of...
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    Re: PIC gang programming

    I think Man has been working on that spouse controller for ever... Like they say, the man is the boss and he has his wife's permission to say so.

    I've had the idea for a long time that it could...
  7. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    And just btw, an easy way to make a long range security beam, instead of using IR which is suitable for short range only, use a cheap chinese laser pointer, strobe the laser and use a light sensitive...
  8. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Hi John, lots of factors plays a role in the range. The intention is however to make a portable thing you can carry with you, or some of them.

    If a transmit power of 20 dBm receiver sensitivity...
  9. Thread: Braai day

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    "Go Figure" Re: Braai day

    A braai example

    A SERIOUS braai example
  10. Thread: Braai day

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    "Go Figure" Braai day

    I don't know if you English have braai's, the Americans call it BBQ. Anyway thats when you braai your meat over some coals.

    There are times that you are thankful that you miss a braai and a...
  11. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Thanks Craig. Some modules do not indicate what range one can expect, one have to thumb suck it with sensitivities and Tx power. The RFM95/96/97/98(W) has sensitivity down to -148 dB. Some of...
  12. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Thanks Alberto. The SX1276 is nicer in the sense that you can clock the data in/out at your own rate, I'm not very fond of the usart, but the Microchip one does have a free mode where you can just...
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    Re: PIC gang programming

    Yeah right, ladies dancing to your tune. First get the wife to do that then we talk.

    The problem is the pic pins are small, you have to put each one in a programmer that can hold them. Besides...
  14. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Thanks Teo ! Digi-Key has them, but at $87.5 that is R1225... each !
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    Re: PIC gang programming

    I have no idea how you would apply such a programmer... ?

    But, I found this. All I can say is we know what you are doing ! :highly_amused:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0

    PSY...
  16. Thread: Forum Password

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    Re: Forum Password

    LOL, some people gets punished immediately ;-)

    The forum needs an aggressive password policy to keep the EU out. Showed the English has not lost all their marbles. I just uninstalled adobe...
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    Re: Happy Birthday Alberto

    Yeah, seven billion people are watching him !!!
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    Re: fringe-effect capacitor expert needed!

    The humidity sensors seems like the ideal thing, the part numbers I have are HMZ-333A1 and HMZ-435CHS1 and I have used the first one for various applications. As I said you can even make your own...
  19. Thread: Member map ?????

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    Re: Member map ?????

    There are seven billion people who can watch you eat your breakfast.
    Now Charlie, if you do the dishes too you could become very popular, mostly with the females watching.
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    Re: Happy Birthday Alberto

    Shame... ! I won't be too happy with all these so-called congratulations simply because birthdays are bad fore you.

    They make you OLD.

    One of my friends were out working somewhere with two old...
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    Re: fringe-effect capacitor expert needed!

    Will a humidity sensor working with capacitance help you ? You get them off the shelf.

    If I have it right then all capacitance measurements are done by applying a frequency over the cap, which...
  22. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Here are some with an up to 15km range.
    RN 2483 and RN2903
  23. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Can't believe I didn't know microchip made them.
    Thanks Gamboa !
  24. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Re: Tranceiver

    Thanks Teo, any idea what they cost ? There are a few usable ones on the market, it is the price that stands in the way.
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    Re: 18F14K22 Clock Speed Settings

    Hi Charlie, nice of you to stop by.

    Think something up, there is always something new you can do with a pic.
  26. Thread: Tranceiver

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    Tranceiver

    I'm looking for a tranceiver unit capable of up to 10km
    The Linx ones from the US is availkable here but $$$ !

    Thanks !
  27. Thread: LED light bulbs

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    Re: LED light bulbs

    You're still using mains power for which you are charged carbon taxes.
  28. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-AqBMYfsOw
    It's Jesus van Riebeeck's fault! | South Africa
  29. Thread: LED light bulbs

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    Re: LED light bulbs

    Well John, running the 30mA LED off 12V is 360mW. If you run the same 30mA LED off 230V, it consumes 6.9W

    Some of these circuits have a small switch mode power supply in them but it can be as...
  30. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    I think to lighten up a bit a couple of (old) jokes will hopefully lift (or is it lighten) the spirits. This one is kinda appropriate here..

    The Lone Ranger and Tonto were riding across the...
  31. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    Re climate change -

    The first clue should be the choice of words, like "scientific debate" - which is not the same as scientific FACT.

    When they want to disarm you, they create debates on...
  32. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    To understand the dark theory better, perhaps one should first understand electricity. Maybe this could be promoted to an article for newbies (just to confuse the hell out of them).

    Electricity...
  33. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    Hello John,
    It's nice to see you've been waiting around for me.
    Your geologist is not the only one saying the same thing. But just follow who get the money when you are taxed for it.
    I like to...
  34. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    I too am almost off the grid.
    Only my PC and the fridges, and of course the workshop machines are dark creators. There are solutions for that too.
    One of the tips I can give is to use small...
  35. Seriously?? Re: Dark conspiracy involving electrical power companies surfaces

    Hint Charlie, ask easy questions.

    If you live in a place where you may not even say who you are... !
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