Finishing Charleston Build with Voltage Regs

Tom Azlin N4ZPT tom at
Fri Sep 18 15:20:31 CDT 2009

Oh, I was thinking you got this running completely Corky.

Rob and I got our boards finished and tested with Frank's Nexys 2 board
but the three of us could not figure out why my and Rob's Nexys 2 board
did not run after we programmed them with the load that supports our
A/D. LED7 never came on.

73, Tom n4zpt

Craig wrote:
> I am really sorry that I missed last evening, but was dealing with a
> dead car.  Given all the other demands for tomorrow (including
> recovering the dead car), I am not sure I will be able to make it.  If
> things work out I will still try to stop by, but it may not work out
> before noon so is there a number I can call to see if anyone is at the lab?
> As my board is currently working, at least as far as I can tell, I plan
> to spend some time this weekend with the software to see if I can get
> that installed/working using either Winrad or Gnu Radio.  Do we have a
> next meeting date when we might have a programming party to get all of
> them configured and running and start exploring the software control
> aspects?
> Thanks and looking forward to continued experimentation,
> -Corky, AF4PM
> At 13:56 9/11/2009, fgentges at wrote:
>> We talked about the Charleston receiver and the attraction of having
>> an FPGA last night at the AMRAD meeting.
>> Bill Fenn brought in the voltage regulators and I now have them.  I
>> plan to come out to the lab tomorrow, Saturday at 10 AM and those
>> remaining with boards needing regulators can come out.
>> I have done the boards of George Lemaster and John Teller for practice
>> :-)  I have learned how to do it and what not to try.
>> We may be able to power up and test while here.
>> Hopefully, we can get it done and head over to tacos by leaving here
>> by 12 noon.
>> If you cannot make it let me know and we will work out something.
>> Frank
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