comments on nav screen layout
I like the white on black color scheme, easy to read,
Consider droping the minus sign on the Longitude. It is implied when refering to the W(est) direction.
Accuracy - assume this is associated with the Lat/Long positon as opposed to the elevation?
What I use as a base camp antenna:
- inverted V dipole tuned for 40 meters, has a max range of about 400 miles depending on conditions (this is an NVIS antenna)
- a dual band vhf/uhf antenna attached to the top of the top pole when in range of repeaters (not attached in the picture)
Very nicely done!
Am looking forward to checking out the various features you have included. Especially interested in the option to incorporate the clickable photo thumbnails on a map.
Additionally, I think your help file is very well written and easy to understand with great examples.
The short rubber whip antenna that came with your HT typically has a negative gain, probably somewhere in the vicinity of -5dB when compared to a full size 1/4 wave whip. The X30 has a published gain figure of 3.0dB(144MHz) and 5.5dB(430MHz). So to answer your question, the X30 offers a...
Thanks for the info on working with the headliner. I have been concerned with messing up the fabric and you seem to have the correct tool for the job. Also good to know what is behind the headliner fabric. Did you have any issues running the cable from the face plate to the radio body? Your...
Some really nice work on your part! You must be getting pretty good at removal/installation of the dash panels.
Was wondering how you mounted the front panel of the Kenwood above the overhead consul? The installation looks very clean.
Looks like a very interesting project.
I have used fanless Cappuccinopc machines in 12 volt systems with excellent results. Was running a windows system but your flavor of OS should work just fine. http://www.cappuccinopc.com/default.asp