Friday, 18 May 2012

A new blog for my radio interests

As I don't want to fill this blog to too much random stuff, I have created a new one for my amateur radio ramblings. If that sort of thing floats your boat, then check it out over here: M0ZQR

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Pi in action

Having now sourced all the additional bits to get my Raspberry Pi working, I finally got it powered up. I had a small issue as I didn't know what the username and password had been set to. After a quick look at the Raspberry Pi site I was able to access Debian in all its glory. Next I wrote the obligatory "hello Pi" app in Python which fortunately worked first time. Next is to buy a wireless USB dongle from eBay and to think about building a box to put all this in. Here is a screen shot of the rather "in-ya-face" background.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Friday, 4 May 2012

My Raspberry Pi is here

At long last my Pi has arrived. I've placed a Debian image on a new SD Card and will be powering her up as soon as I can find a spare keyboard and mouse. Here is a picture of her: