OLPC - One Lptop Per Child

Tom Azlin, N4ZPT n4zpt at cox.net
Sat Dec 22 22:08:03 CST 2007

Hi Terry,

My three XO-1s arrived (before the email saying they shipped) last 
couple days. I will probably pick up SD cards for each of them.  I've 
heard of half a dozen hams in the metro area picking up at least one.

73, Tom n4zpt

Terry Fox wrote:
> How many guys are getting these units?  It looks like they might be able to
> decode PSK31 at a minimum.
> On other forums, there is a discussion about whether they can do SDR work,
> as they only have a mono mic sound input, even though the sound chip itself
> can do stereo.  One can always use an exernal USB sound card.
> A bigger issue may be the low storage.  Only 1GB of RAM as storage , and no
> rotating memory.
> Back to bit-twiddling and assembly languge or C to tweak the last byte out.
> I'm on the fence whether to go for the two-for-one deal....
> Terry

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