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  This page is for info, photos etc. as it/they come to hand.  
     
    Digital Voice over HF www.freeDV.org
    FreeDV is a Graphic User Interface application for Windows and Linux that allows any SSB radio to be used for low bit rate digital voice. Speech is compressed down to 1400 bit/s then modulated onto a 1100 Hz wide QPSK signal which is sent to the Mic input of a SSB radio.
   On receive, the signal is received by the SSB radio, then demodulated and decoded by FreeDV. The signal is unintelligible to those receivers that do not have the application. Compare this to D.A.B. (Digital Audio Broadcasting) but with a lower bitrate.
 
     
       Before/After Photo comparison. JavaScript using jQuery.   http://www.catchmyfame.com/jquery/demo/8/  
     
   
  Andy's QTH on Lihir Island Papua New Guinea    (Screenshot from Ustream.tv)  
 
 
   
  Long Path from northern Australia to Brazil  (screenshot from HFProp G4ILO)  
     
   
  Great Circle Map centred on London. Heading 78deg to Melbourne Australia  
     
  from the past ...  
Samples of life in our backyard! (own pics)
 
  Back yard Pic#1 Double Barred Finch  
   
  Back yard Pic#2 Orange Collared Lorikeet  
     
   
    Back yard Pic #3 Torres Strait Pigeon on nest  
     
   
    Back yard Pic #4 Green Tree Frog   
     
     
  Then and now ... Pics I have taken years ago!  
   
  #1 Renmark Ave Renmark South Australia early 1960's  
     
   
  Same avenue 2011 courtesy Google Maps  
     
  #2 Main St Kapunda South Australia early 1960's  
     
   
  Same street 2010 courtesy Google Maps  
     
   
  #3 Commercial Rd Port Augusta South Australia 1967  
     
   
  same road 2010 courtesy Google maps  
     
   
  drawn 1971?  
     
   
  drawn 1971?  
     
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