A multimode radio/cell phone

An unusual dual-band, multi-mode, mobile radio is supposed to be on display at Dayton. The rig supports DMR, D-Star, C4FM, and has a slot for an LTE SIM card. There’s more about it here.

The article also links to a Ham-modified TYT HT which now has D-Star, P25, and System Fusion. More here.

Raspberry Pi upgrade?

According to this link, there is now a way to incorporate a vacuum tube on board a Pi. Appropriate for today’s date? Well, the objectives seems sound.


Also see this link, from Germany. They’ve taken the matter a bit further into nostalgia.