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Re: Off Subject other uses for the SI570

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  • on8dc
    Mike what you need is K5BCQ s SI570 battery powered controller its great.. http://www.qsl.net/k5bcq/Kits/Kits.html I think it is also here in the file
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 18, 2009
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      Mike what you need is K5BCQ 's SI570 battery powered controller its great..
      http://www.qsl.net/k5bcq/Kits/Kits.html
      I think it is also here in the file section
      73's
      ON8DC
      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, MIke mustang <mikeymustang2000@...> wrote:
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      > Hey group,
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      > Just wanted to praise the SI570 (and the Xtal and usb interface) I have just used the Si570 as a BFO for my VX7R to listen to SSB on my handheld... all you need to do is find the IF frequency of your handy talkie and program the Si570. Another handy thing was using it as a remote VFO on my newely built Pixie tranceiver. Whith the price of crystals the Si570 worked well when I pluged it into the crystal socket.
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      > With doing all of the above I would like to use my Si570 with my xtal board WITHOUT the use of a laptop...In other words program the PIC with most of the QRP frequencys and maybe the IF of my handy talkie so I can use it backpacking(don't get me wrong I love my Softrock But don't want to lug my laptop around backpacking)...Is there any EASY way toprogram the Xtal PIC so I can change the 15 freqs to what ever I want whenever I want?
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      > Thanks
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      > Mike WA3O
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