If you have been maintaining a Python program that has been growing for some time with new features you may notice at some point it can get a bit lagging and slow. For example, the app that is powered by hearham.com repeaters listing has grown from thousands of repeaters to now over 10,000 repeaters in the listing shown in the app. This hung things up especially on devices like Raspberry Pi or Librem phone while starting up the app.Continue reading “Optimizing a Python program with profiling data”
If you have visited Utah any time recently with a ham radio you may have noted that not all of the repeaters coordinated in the area are on the repeater listing. As of this weekend this has been brought in with permission from the Utah VHFS!Continue reading “Utah VHF Society Repeater list now brought in to the repeater listing”
Tickets are $10.00 until Expo opens, then $13.50 until April 10th: Check out the topics, including a hearham.live demo!
- Registration is now open for QSO Today ham radio expo. Check out DMR and hearham live tutorials and many other presentations. Get your tickets for some interesting topics Mar. 12-13!
- Stats and end of year summary for the 2021 user survey, are up.
- Nominations recently opened for Amateur Radio Software Award for Free and open-source software. I’d nominate Pat.
As of last weekend, the Wireless Institute of Australia Database is included, with permission, into the database backing Repeater-START app. This improves the listing with hundreds of repeaters local to Australia brought in from their listing.Continue reading “Hearham.live repeater listing now includes Australian database”
Pi-start is a way to make a MMDVM (available from Newegg and other retailers) a DMR digital repeater node to talk with digital radio. If you have a Raspberry Pi, sd and reader, and a computer, you can set it up…Continue reading “Pi-Star MMDVM Setup and Setting Up Callsign listener with Hearham.live”
The Radioddity is a fairly popular affordable amateur radio, and a good entry level way to get into DMR radio. (You may use this referral code for a discount)Continue reading “Review: Radioddity GD77 DMR Radio”
Budgie Desktop is an interesting Linux distro which you can see is the base of Linux in the Ham Shack, downloadable here.Continue reading “Review: Linux in the Ham Shack Linux”
In the past weeks, I have noticed hearham.com repeater listing gets many requests from Android devices. Furthermore, many ham radio people already have an Android phone and are still waiting on their Librem Phone to ship. So I started an Android port of the Linux open-data repeater app, Repeater-START.Continue reading “Announcing Repeater-START Amateur radio app for Android”
What3words is an interesting alternative to sharing around long latitude/longitude numbers, instead share just a few words!
The first step to integrating the api is signing up for a free API key. Then require the library using composer – in the main project folder run:Continue reading “What3Words API in Laravel: Integrating geolocation finder in your web app”