Archives for June 2012

Community Improvement on Tuning wheels

FlexRadio Contest Knob alternative The community of Flex-Radio enthusiasts which select the DJ Console as their main user interface is steadily growing. Community members are sharing pictures how the use and improve their DJ Consoles to make it even better. After several labeling solutions, a recent discussion on the PowerSDR-UI Yahoogroup ended up in an haptic improvement for the DJ Console’s tuning wheels.

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My A73A presentation at the Contest Forum

Last weekend I was invited to speak in the Contest Forum at HamRadio convention in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The presentation was about our Contest Activity from northern tip of Qatar. We participated in the Multi/Multi category and used almost exclusively verticals antennas. For everyone who missed the event, here are the slides!

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DH1TW with new website design

After launching this website 5 years ago the time has come to move to modern design. It took me some time and I had a steep learning curve considering modern webdesign but it was actually also fun to dig deep into CSS3, Javascript and HTML5.

Here are the design criterias I tried to follow:

  • Optimized for mobile devices
  • First class accessibility for disabled and blind visitors
  • Integration of social services
  • Fast loading time
  • Responsive webdesign
  • Lean with good readability

What do you think? I would appreciate your thoughts!