Monthly Archives: January 2011

Panda at work

Second post in a few minutes. I wanted to say the Panda is in such a state that it’s now sitting in its permanent home. A few more blog posts about how I finished setting it up sometime soon.

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Panda House, part 2: construction.

This past Friday, I got to visit my friend and master craftsman, Tom AB9NZ. He helped me with the cuts necessary for the Panda House. Thanks to his care in construction, it came out beautifully. He’s the only guy I … Continue reading

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Setting up an off grid server, part 2. File Sharing

Today, we’re going to continue setting up the Panda for a perfect home server. The next thing to tackle is storage. Since the Panda doesn’t have anything in the way of mass storage connections, I used 1 TB Western Digital … Continue reading

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Panda House

So, my little panda needs a home. I’ve solicited the advise and expertise of my good friend AB9NZ (known as Tom to those of us who aren’t radio heads). More as an illustration to him than anything else, I sketched … Continue reading

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Setting up an off grid server, part 1. SSH support

This wasn’t going to be my first post on the panda, but I ran into some difficulty. I wanted to set up the panda as a wireless home access point, but it seems that the driver doesn’t support the wireless … Continue reading

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Unboxing the panda

  Another piece of my off grid ham shack / office came into my lap today. In the past, I spoke of the beagle board.  This is a beautiful little board, 3″ square, hosting a TI made Arm processor, a … Continue reading

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Check out my craigslist post

Howdy all, As part of my attempt to finance a new hobby, I’m starting to sell off the remnants of an old one. If you are at all interested in model aircraft, check out my ad! http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/tag/2168496852.html And another, this time for plans for … Continue reading

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