Building the Raduino Pill

30 Jul

I got some time this weekend to start building the board. After a struggle with the power section because I laid out the board for a 3.3V regulator that I didn’t have on hand and a similar issue with the Si5351 crystal, I managed to kludge in other parts that seem to work. The Pill board is showing signs of life and the LCD display lights up. This week, I’ll start converting the stock uBitX-20a code to run on it.

View of voltage regulators, power management and Si5351

Raudio Pill with LCD


3 Responses to “Building the Raduino Pill”

  1. terry lynch August 10, 2018 at 9:14 am #

    I am following your raduino project with great interest, have got the stm32 and the encoder, will get the pcb when you release the details.Could you tell me what programmer you used.Best Wishes, terry ei3iz.

    • w3jdr August 10, 2018 at 8:03 pm #

      I get to work on this in fits and spurts. Right now, I’m very involved in work related to my day job, so progress has been slow. I hope to get back to it in a a week or so. The board seems to be alive, but I have to put some firmware into it to begin thorough testing and integration with my other mods. I’ll post progress both here and on the group as progress is made.

      Thanks for your interest


  2. terry lynch August 16, 2018 at 6:42 pm #

    Joe, thanks for your reply, I got the st programmer today and am all set to program the stm board when you release the software!. I am very pleased with your 1 hz/ “speed up” “tuning. It makes tuning much easier. Best Wishes, terry lynch ei3iz.

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