In this episode of the OH8STN ham radio, we are discussing replacing the raspberry pi field computer build, with the Microsoft Surface as a portable ham radio computer for data modes. Top of my list was the Microsoft Surface Go 2 tablet for use with modes like WInlink, FT8 with JTDX, JS8Call, and other ham radio data modes which require capabilities, the Raspberry Pi can’t provide. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons to see if we will be saying goodbye to the ultimate raspberry pi once and for all.
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