Tier2 status approved, VK7HSE-JS now T2TAS

Today I received confirmation that my request to become part of the Tier2 APRS-IS network was successful. So what does this mean for fellow Amateur Radio operators that use the packet mode refereed to as APRS? Well not much really! only that I’m now part of the Oceania rotation network, so should you be using aunz.aprs2.net for your connection within … Read more

As 2010 draws to an end…

With 2010 almost behind us, 2011 just around the corner, what’s going to be greeting you into the new year? Well for me nothing really exciting or new, just a continuation from the current way of things… The application for becoming a T2 APRS server is under way (just awaiting confirmation) so hopefully that will … Read more

Application for T2 APRS Server (VK7HSE-1)

Soon I will be applying to become a T2 APRS server as Australia currently has two active T2 servers I’m sure that by me adding to this network will provide some more redundancy and assist the APRS community. The process is quite straight forward, and for some time now the only requirement I was lacking … Read more

GingerBread AOSP now available!

A week or so back I mentioned that the SDK (Software Developer Kit) had been released and that the AOSP would follow ( see that blog post here ) Well the moment that all Android uses have awaited for… the official release of AOSP 2.3 GingerBread has now been made public for all to download, … Read more

OxygeN 1.0.3 for HTC Desire (Bravo)

I was going to do this last night but I got distracted and simply didn’t get around to writing, anyhow it is just as well because overnight there was another release of OxygeN. and I’ve had some really great Quadrant scores from this ROM that have simply left some other custom ROM’s lagging behind! Yes, I … Read more

Android GingerBread hits town!

In the early hours of this morning Google released the much anticipated update for Android, version 2.3 code named GingerBread. This release has had so many predicted release dates it was kind of like a game of cat & mouse as to when it was going to actually happen! Well it’s now out there for developers to start playing … Read more

Broken 1600 Barrier with Oxygen!

When I’m doing tests on a ROM I tend to run Quadrant (Advanced) 3 times to get an average rather than just a one off result. Well I’ve just broken the 1600 points barrier! no other ROM that I have used since getting my Android HTC Desire has come close to this score. So what … Read more

Oxygen ROM by AdamG (froyo 2.2.1)

On my quest to seek out new ROM’s for my HTC Desire I’ve recently stumbled across Oxygen, created by AdamG (creator of Opendesire) So on first impressions the download size is only 48mb! yes that’s right only 48mb. So if you’re aware most AOSP ROM’s are around the 70mb size so what’s missing? well I’m … Read more

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