Here you can see some of my projects and a few interesting pics and/or documentation of it!
HTC Vive VR is mad awesome, super fun and really immersive! I got myself a used HTC Vive from a local website where you can buy and sell used goods, it’s Willhaben.at. I really love how it feels, and i’ll document some of my problems and tweaks here! Problems and solutions: Cables are far too short! The included cables were far too short for my setup (which really is an awkward one needless to say!
I just got a spectrum analyzer! Since i drift more and more into radio stuff, i decided to go ahead and get a spectrum analyzer to build and calibrate radio equiptment. I found a used HP 8591A for 650 bucks, haggled the seller down to 550 and that was the deal! At the moment i’m waiting for it to arrive in the mail so i can finally play with it! I also saw it’s missing the calibration cable, which it just a ~30 cm long N to BNC cable, probably RG58 or the like.
Kenwood TS-515S This is an old tube rig i got for free from a german amateur radio operator, because they cleaned up a club’s basement, and this radio seemed too useless to keep. The good thing is, i have a free and totally awesome boatanchor tube radio! The bad thing is, it’s missing the essential PSU, which puts out some relatively high and unusual voltages like 900VDC for the anodes of the power amplifier stage.