Monthly Archives: October 2012

We’re back

Folks I’ve just returned from the AMSAT-NA Symposium, somewhat delayed I’m afraid. Shipping will resume tomorrow (Wednesday). I apologise for the slight delay, normal service is about to be resumed. Many thanks, Howard

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Ordering, Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8

Folks Although it doesn’t seem to affect everyone, I am aware of a problem with our eCommerce provider’s software and support (or lack of it) for IE8 which is the latest version of IE available for XP. It affects placing … Continue reading

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Full length feature episode

Folks, “The miracle of birth on Planet Dongle”, or how your FUNcube Dongle is cared for before being released into the world, is shown in an extended version of yesterday’s video, on youtube here. Many thanks, Howard

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AMSAT-NA Symposium

Folks I’ll be away at the AMSAT-NA Symposium from Thursday 25 October to Monday 29 October, so the last shipment this week will be on Wednesday 24 October, and they will resume on Tuesday 30 October. Many thanks, Howard

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Dongle Manufacturing Video

Folks It’s not all high-tech here you know, there are some more mundane but equally important tasks to do shown here. Many thanks, Howard    

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VAT pricing correction

Folks I am aware of a VAT pricing error that affected two orders in the EU where VAT was added by both the eCommerce site and by Paypal, so it was doubled up. I made the VAT refunds within minutes of this … Continue reading

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The FUNcube Dongle Pro+ waiting list

Folks As you may be aware, rather than annoucing the times of sales as we did with the original FCD, with everyone scrambling to their keyboards in the middle of the night, I spent a lot of time getting a pre-order … Continue reading

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FUNcube Dongle Pro+ now shipping

Folks On Thursday 18th October we invited those who were first in the waiting list to purchase the new FUNcube Dongle Pro+, and on Friday an additional batch was made available and more were invited to make their purchase. I hold … Continue reading

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News from the procurement department

Folks I have had some good news regarding the two parts we are a little short on to fully complete our current production run. The remaining tuner chips are scheduled to be shipping in the next ten days, and the … Continue reading

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Something to whet your appetite

The new FCD Pro+ units are starting to come through from the assembler with increasing volume. All we need now is are some positive conformance testing results, due this Thursday, 18 October. Many thanks, Howard

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