Monthly Archives: August 2012

KF7LZE is on Vacation

Returning on Sept. 8th! Look for more projects then. Advertisements

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Big Antennas on Cars Photo Round-Up

I liked KC3RE’s VHF rover enough, I went looking for other interesting car radio installations. There’s quite a few! This Ford Escort has a pretty inconspicuous setup. This isn’t the same vehicle, but it might be similar: Car blog Jalopnik details … Continue reading

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Awesome VHF Rover

Amateur radio operator KC3RE has a pretty impressive VHF rig on top of his Land Rover Discovery. More photos at the Southeastern VHF Society Conference page.

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1991 Mazda Miata Air Bag Diagnostic Computer Repair & System Down Fuse Replacement [Cars!]

My friend recently purchased a 1991 Mazda Miata from its original owner, in immaculate condition and with incredibly low miles. Except for one issue: the Air Bag light on the instrument cluster was indicating a trouble code. The number of … Continue reading

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Moving Houses

Last week, SoundTransit started clearing the site of the upcoming Roosevelt Station for the Link Light Rail in Seattle. Rather than tearing down a set of four recent-construction townhomes, the owners of the development elected to purchase and bulldoze a dilapidated site a … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Reception with the RTL-SDR Dongle

Need your own upconverter? Click here! I bought and did a quick setup on my RTLSDR dongle using SDR# a few weeks ago, where I used it to listen to FM radio stations around my area and a few public … Continue reading

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New Project: Jamo MPA-101 Amplifier Repair

Project’s Conclusion Here My friend brought me this Jamp MPA-101 amplifier he picked up at a garage sale, complaining in only puts out some rumbling and humming. It looks like it’s suffered a failure in the power supply at some … Continue reading

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