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This will be the second Open Radio Miniconf, this time part build'a'thon, part lightning talks.
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== Miniconfs at lca2015 ==
  
There are three specific aims for this coming LCA, the three layers;
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=== Miniconfs scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015 ===
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* Clouds, Containers, and Orchestration Miniconf. ( [http://dissociatedpress.net/miniconf/#call-for-presentations CfP] open until 25 November 2014.)
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* Debian Miniconf
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* Kernel Miniconf Miniconf
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* [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2015_mmm/ Multimedia and Music Miniconf] ([http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2015_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers Call for Papers] now open)
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* [[Open Radio Miniconf]] - [http://vk5fj.net/?p=558 CfP] open until 14 December 2014.
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* Open Source for Humanitarian Tech Miniconf
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* Writing Openly; Open Source Documentation Miniconf
  
1) Build an understanding of radio and build an SDR transceiver to cover an ISM band and the HAM HF bands.
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=== Miniconfs scheduled for Tuesday 13 January 2015 ===
 
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* [[Astronomy Miniconf]]. (CfP open until 23 November 2014.)  
2) Build an understanding of the software required to Rx and Tx
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* Community Leadership Summit Miniconf
 
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* Deploying OpenStack Miniconf
3) Encourage software developers to study existing over the air protocols and start to design new ones.
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* Developer, Testing, Release and Continuous Integration Automation Miniconf. ([http://goo.gl/forms/KZI1YDDw8nhttp://goo.gl/forms/KZI1YDDw8n CfP] open until 21 November 2014.)
 
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* [http://www.openhardwareconf.org/index.php/Main_Page Open Hardware Miniconf]
That might not sound like a lot, but we still have a big challenge to complete the second goal. The third is obviously ongoing and we hope to be able to help facilitate new works on the ISM and HAM bands.
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* [http://sysadmin.miniconf.org Sysadmin Miniconf] ([http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/cfp15.html Call for Presentations] -- open until end of November 2014)
 
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Mark VK5QI has decided that his experience with the [http://www.norcalqrp.org/files/Tayloe_mixer_x3a.pdf Tayloe mixer] with [http://www.qsl.net/zl1wtt/I&Q.htm  I&Q] as used in the SoftRocks is firm ground on which to build. He has been inspired by [http://nt7s.com/2014/06/a-prototype-for-a-si5351-based-ssb-rig/ some new SSB project by NT7S], using a newly available DDS, the multiple output [https://www.adafruit.com/search?q=SI5351&b=1 SI5351]. Completing the picture, the controller is the well known [http://arduino.cc/en/Main/arduinoBoardNano Arduino], designed by Massimo Banzi (check the recent [http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com.au/2014/09/soldersmoke-podcast-165-arduinos.html soldersmoke podcast #165]).
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So moving forward the second prototype is currently on the workbend at Marks QTH. The software stack, while complex can be simplified to using existing applications like [http://w1hkj.com/Fldigi.html FLDIGI] or building the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Radio GNU Radio][http://gnuradio.squarespace.com/ stack].
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Following on the the how in the now, we need to look forward. Thinking about the existing protocols, the current ways of encoding data on the wire and over the air, we are aiming to approach the design of new over the air protocols.
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We are currently working through the materials for the build'a'thon. Once we are happy with them we will update this page and put an announe here.
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In the meain time the [http://vk5fj.net/?p=558 CfP is open]
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73 Kim VK5FJ
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Revision as of 15:26, 3 November 2014

Miniconfs at lca2015

Miniconfs scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015

Miniconfs scheduled for Tuesday 13 January 2015