[aprssig] Embedded pcs as KPC3 replacement

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Mon Dec 10 03:53:08 EST 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Conrad
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 10:25 AM
> another option could be some wireless router devices 
> supported by OpenWrt (www.openwrt.org). An embedded Linux is 
> running on this devices, a lot of software is already 
> available (usb soundcard driver).
> Some units provide 8 MB flash and 32 MB main memory, 2 usb 
> ports and up to 4-5 ethernet ports. Power consuption is about 
> 5-10 watt (depending on number and load of USB devices).

That's much lower power consumption than many small industrial PC's.
Looking at the openwrt site, much usefull info there, very interesing
Indeed, for all sorts of stuff.  APRS included.


Dave G0WBX.
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