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== Open Radio Miniconf Call for Presentations at LCA2015 ==
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=== Submission Dates ===
  
You might also be able to use the info below to connect up with people who are on the same flight as you, arrange taxi shares, and so on, so '''leave some contact info''' in the entries that you create.
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Sunday 14th December 2014: Deadline for submissions
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Sunday 21st December 2014: Announcements of selected proposals
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Monday 12th January 2015: Open Radio Miniconf
  
===Arrivals===  
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=== 'No pressure' policy ===
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The Open Radio Miniconf is a low-pressure event, and we strongly encourage anyone who has an idea for an radio-related talk to submit a proposal even if you've never presented at a conference before. Please share this CfP with anyone you know who may otherwise not consider submitting a proposal.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of arrival''' in Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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=== Commitment to Diversity ===
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We are especially keen to present a diverse range of experiences and voices, and actively encourage women and people from other groups that are frequently under-represented at tech events to submit a proposal. Please share this CfP with anyone you know who may fit with this objective.
  
*'''Friday 9 Jan'''
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=== Suggested Presentation Topics ===
** 06:30 NZ 176 (from Perth)
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*** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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*** Delan Azabani
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*** Brock York
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*** Josh Batchelor
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*** Luke Mercuri
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*** Clayton Johnson
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*** Matthew Pen
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** 20:50 VA7445 (SYD to AKL)
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*** James 'Ender' Brown
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*'''Saturday 10 Jan'''
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** 20:50 VA7418 (PER to AKL)
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*** Byron Jones (glob)
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*'''Sunday 11 Jan'''
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** 00:45 VA160 (BNE to AKL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar] (from VA1393 departing ADL)
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*** Michael Wheeler (from VA1712 departing GLT)
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** 13:45 QF8762
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*** George Patterson
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** 14:15 NZ454 (WLG to AKL)
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*** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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** 14:35 EK434 (BNE to AKL)
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*** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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** 14:50 NZ102 (SYD to AKL)
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*** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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** 15:25 VA148 (MEL to AKL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith]
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*** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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** 17:30 JQ213 (MEL to AKL)
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*** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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*** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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** 18:20 VA7452/NZ972 (ADL to AKL)
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*** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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*** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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===Departures===
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Any topic which is related to both radio and open source technologies is considered on-topic for the Open Radio Miniconf.
  
Order the entries below by scheduled '''time of departure''' from Auckland. ''Please use 24 hour clock format (hh:mm)'' and ''Auckland time!''
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Some ideas include:
  
*'''Friday 16 Jan'''
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* Hardware for SDR
** 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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* Software for SDR
*** [https://twitter.com/fukawi2 Phillip Smith] (Changing to EK407 on Saturday)
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* Protocols over the air
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* Digital voice
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* Understandning data modes
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* Encoding and Decoding data
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* Logging data or voice
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* Positioning
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* Radio direction finding
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* Here's a cool thing I did with my SDR
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* Take a look at my new modem for digital modes
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* Simple data links with cheap radio chips
  
*'''Saturday 17 Jan'''
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=== Presentation Format ===
** 07:00 NZ101 (AKL to SYD)
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Presentations will be 'lightning talks' session with multiple 5-15 minute mini-presentations. Ideally we would like to see proposals for longer lightning talks, you can also just present on the day (this is a very low-pressure way to ease yourself into presenting, so please have a think in advance about what you'd like to present).
*** [mailto:himangi774@gmail.com Himangi Saraogi]
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** 10:00 NZ721 (AKL to MEL)
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=== Need some help? ===
*** Thomas Sprinkmeier
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If you have an idea (or the beginning of an idea) for a presentation for the Open Radio Miniconf, we'd be very happy to talk it through with you to help you develop it further. Email Kim VK5FJ at vk5fj@wia.org.au or ping him at @vk5fj on Twitter to start the conversation.
** 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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*** Byron Jones (glob)
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=== Code of Conduct ===
** 15:25 VA7425 (AKL to MEL)
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Anyone presenting at the Open Miniconf is bound by the same Code of Conduct as presenters and conference attendees of the main conference. The full LCA2015 Code of Conduct is at http://linux.conf.au/cor/code_of_conduct
*** [https://twitter.com/smarthall Daniel Hall]
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** 13:00 VA7419 (AKL to SYD)
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To help ensure that presentations comply with the Code of Conduct, we require presenters to submit a copy of their presentation/slide deck for review by Monday 5th January, 2015 (one week prior to the start of LCA).
*** [mailto:ubermonk@gmail.com Andrew Kirkpatrick]
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** 18:10 EK435 (AKL to BNE)
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=== Presenter Responsibilities ===
*** [http://www.humbug.org.au/RussellStuart Russell Stuart]
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Presenters at the Open Radio Miniconf must be registered attendees of the main LCA2015 conference. Presenters are responsible for their own conference registration, travel, and accommodation costs. The LCA2015 committee has made available a small number of miniconf-only passes that we will be using to enable Amateur Radio enthusiasts to present who would not otherwise be able to attend.
** 18:30 EK413 (AKL to SYD)
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*** [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]]
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=== How to Submit Proposals ===
** 18:50 EK0407 (AKL to MEL)
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*** Kathy Reid (@kathyreid) and Sue Reid
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Please submit your proposal(s) by email Kim VK5FJ at vk5fj@wia.org.au
** 20:30 JQ214 (AKL to MEL)
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We encourage you to submit multiple proposals if you have multiple ideas.
*** David Bell (@dtbell91)
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*** Matthew Cengia (@mattcen)
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*'''Sunday 18 Jan'''
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** 14:25 VA7445 (AKL to PER)
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Kim VK5FJ
*** James 'Ender' Brown
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Open Radio Miniconf Net Operator
*'''Monday 19 Jan'''
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** 14:25 NZ175 (AKL to PER)
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== Attendees ==
*** [mailto:me@kye.id.au Kye Russell]
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*** Delan Azabani
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Please add a page for yourself and link it here so we can get an idea of numbers and notify you of updates.
*** Brock York
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*** Josh Batchelor
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* Name - Callsign, if you have one
*** Luke Mercuri
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* Kim Hawtin, VK5FJ
*** Clayton Johnson
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* [[User:Peter Chubb|Peter Chubb]] VK2FPC (will be multiplexing with Kernel miniconf)
*** Matthew Pen
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* [[User:Paul Warren|Paul Warren]] VK1ATP
*'''Sunday 25 Jan'''
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* [[User:Peter Howard|Peter Howard]]
** 08:20 VA7453 (AKL to ADL)
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*** [https://twitter.com/gm_stack Geordie Millar]
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[http://lca2015.linux.org.au/images/Talks/OpenRadio.jpeg]
** 09:30 VA7435 (AKL to BNE)
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*** Michael Wheeler
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[file ../images/Talks/OpenRadio.jpeg]
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=== Aims ===
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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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There are three specific aims for this coming LCA, the three layers;
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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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2) Build an understanding of the software required to Rx and Tx
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3) Encourage software developers to study existing over the air protocols and start to design new ones.
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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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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 announcement here.

Revision as of 11:50, 10 November 2014

Open Radio Miniconf Call for Presentations at LCA2015

Submission Dates

Sunday 14th December 2014: Deadline for submissions Sunday 21st December 2014: Announcements of selected proposals Monday 12th January 2015: Open Radio Miniconf

'No pressure' policy

The Open Radio Miniconf is a low-pressure event, and we strongly encourage anyone who has an idea for an radio-related talk to submit a proposal even if you've never presented at a conference before. Please share this CfP with anyone you know who may otherwise not consider submitting a proposal.

Commitment to Diversity

We are especially keen to present a diverse range of experiences and voices, and actively encourage women and people from other groups that are frequently under-represented at tech events to submit a proposal. Please share this CfP with anyone you know who may fit with this objective.

Suggested Presentation Topics

Any topic which is related to both radio and open source technologies is considered on-topic for the Open Radio Miniconf.

Some ideas include:

  • Hardware for SDR
  • Software for SDR
  • Protocols over the air
  • Digital voice
  • Understandning data modes
  • Encoding and Decoding data
  • Logging data or voice
  • Positioning
  • Radio direction finding
  • Here's a cool thing I did with my SDR
  • Take a look at my new modem for digital modes
  • Simple data links with cheap radio chips

Presentation Format

Presentations will be 'lightning talks' session with multiple 5-15 minute mini-presentations. Ideally we would like to see proposals for longer lightning talks, you can also just present on the day (this is a very low-pressure way to ease yourself into presenting, so please have a think in advance about what you'd like to present).

Need some help?

If you have an idea (or the beginning of an idea) for a presentation for the Open Radio Miniconf, we'd be very happy to talk it through with you to help you develop it further. Email Kim VK5FJ at vk5fj@wia.org.au or ping him at @vk5fj on Twitter to start the conversation.

Code of Conduct

Anyone presenting at the Open Miniconf is bound by the same Code of Conduct as presenters and conference attendees of the main conference. The full LCA2015 Code of Conduct is at http://linux.conf.au/cor/code_of_conduct

To help ensure that presentations comply with the Code of Conduct, we require presenters to submit a copy of their presentation/slide deck for review by Monday 5th January, 2015 (one week prior to the start of LCA).

Presenter Responsibilities

Presenters at the Open Radio Miniconf must be registered attendees of the main LCA2015 conference. Presenters are responsible for their own conference registration, travel, and accommodation costs. The LCA2015 committee has made available a small number of miniconf-only passes that we will be using to enable Amateur Radio enthusiasts to present who would not otherwise be able to attend.

How to Submit Proposals

Please submit your proposal(s) by email Kim VK5FJ at vk5fj@wia.org.au We encourage you to submit multiple proposals if you have multiple ideas.

72,

Kim VK5FJ Open Radio Miniconf Net Operator

Attendees

Please add a page for yourself and link it here so we can get an idea of numbers and notify you of updates.

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[file ../images/Talks/OpenRadio.jpeg]

Aims

This will be the second Open Radio Miniconf, this time part build-a-thon, part lightning talks.

There are three specific aims for this coming LCA, the three layers;

1) Build an understanding of radio and build an SDR transceiver to cover an ISM band and the HAM HF bands.

2) Build an understanding of the software required to Rx and Tx

3) Encourage software developers to study existing over the air protocols and start to design new ones.

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.

Mark VK5QI has decided that his experience with the Tayloe mixer with I&Q as used in the SoftRocks is firm ground on which to build. He has been inspired by some new SSB project by NT7S, using a newly available DDS, the multiple output SI5351. Completing the picture, the controller is the well known Arduino, designed by Massimo Banzi (check the recent soldersmoke podcast #165).

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 FLDIGI or building the GNU Radiostack.

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.

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 announcement here.