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Icom IC-7300 USB for Radio Control + FSK Keying

There’s one thing that was annoying me about the new IC-7300, and that was that the USB connection to the computer did it all: radio control, soundcard codec, PTT/CW. That’s great, and I could run AFSK RTTY. But I really wanted to do FSK RTTY. You could do it, but …

N1MM Dark Skin Themes

Before embarking on yet another weekend of radio fun in various contests, I had a dilemma of which logging program I was going to use. I like N1MM especially for the simplicity of SO2R operation, but at times the drab blue default color scheme (and the few other choices) really …

New R package: datawrapper

Besides the dull, boring name, I have created a new open source R package that adds new sources to Quantmod’s getSymbols functions. Currently the package only overrides the quantmod getSymbols.MySQL function (named getSymbols.Fogbank), however I am planning to add new wrappers in the coming weeks (Quandl, Interactive Brokers and ____) …

Weekend Coding, Shiny Edition

I’ve been using R for over 5 years now, mostly generating reports and performing analysis on financial data from stocks, bonds, currencies to modelling portfolios and using various functions to determine statistics for risk, etc. I recently as of last year started taking some of the output that I would …