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Various tinkering, measuring, identifying, and testing

Yesterday was National Day here in Singapore (happy birthday Singapore) so instead of working, Charlene and I headed over to the boat to accomplish some stuff.  I’m still on light duty so mostly I spent the day measuring, identifying, and … Continue reading

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Compression of weather imagery

Something I was pondering and  tinkering with briefly just before leaving for Tioman was how to gather weather imagery (e.g., weather radar, surface wind predictions, etc) while underway, in a way that’s reasonably bandwidth friendly since bandwidth is almost always … Continue reading

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Boatlogger; dinghy painting

Early this week I got a BeagleBoard-xM and some other parts in the mail, to use as the main logging/display computer in the boatlogger project Lee and I are working on.  It’s a pretty cool little machine: 1GHz ARM CPU … Continue reading

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Dinghy; speaker; MMSI; electrical; autopilot

Last week was my first week on my new three-day part time work schedule.  I was hoping to spend Thursday on some work for the boatlogger project but instead ended up organizing and dealing with tax issues all day.  Friday … Continue reading

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Electrical; logging project

I spoke with the electrician yesterday.  He ordered a variety of parts, but the AC/DC panels won’t ship from the factory until October 8, so he won’t be able to do much work on the electrical system until then.  Another … Continue reading

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