Category Archives: Internet

September Update

Welcome to KF7LZE! I’m an amateur radio enthusiast and freelance electronics technician. I write this site with a goal to make it easy and enjoyable to put together electronics projects and perform your own repairs to save money, have fun, … Continue reading

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Partsim: Circuit Simulation Made Easy

I came across Partsim, a free and easy to use circuit simulator that runs in the web browser, and would definitely encourage you to check it out if you’re looking for a tool to design and simulate circuits.   It … Continue reading

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Listen to Ham Radio Online with the ETGD WebSDR

I just discovered the fascinating Wide-band WebSDR operated by the amateur radio club ETGD at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. PA3FWM built a fascinating wideband SDR using a Xilinx FPGA, high-speed ADC and gigabit Ethernet interface to receive … Continue reading

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Odd Web Site Behavior

I’m moving towards hosting the majority of my content on an on-premises server, versus the mix of hosted services I’m using currently. I’ve been running into some issues, though, that maybe one of you who is reading could help with… The … Continue reading

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I’ve finally added to my sidebar, all the other radio- and audio-related blogs I read. If you like what you see here, go check some of them out for more of the same! AC8JO Antique Radio Blog Arcane Radio Trivia … Continue reading

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Twitter failed. Hard.

So badly, in fact, it looks like their scripting mark-up isn’t even being processed.   Not what I expected to see from such a web giant. via Boing Boing

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Free Mapping and Tracking for Android [My Tracks]

Beautiful weather has finally arrived in the Pacific Northwest and I’ve been taking advantage of it as often as I have time. One thing about living where it’s grey and rainy for so much of the year, it really almost … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Congress Destroy the Internet

I tend to stay away from political commentary on my blog, but this is too important not to talk about. The PROTECT IP act currently the subject of hearings in Washington, D.C. is set up for a fast-track to pass. … Continue reading

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Google just killed Google Reader – and they don’t even understand why.

Yesterday, Google officially rolled out the “much anticipated” (by them, perhaps) revisions to Google Reader which removed most of its compelling functionality and added integration with their social network Google+. We hope you’ll like the new Reader (and Google+) as … Continue reading

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October Projects

September was a good month for projects. I accomplished all the things I set out to do and more: I’ve finished the Hornyphon radio for my customer Repaired and began using the Hallicrafters Got the broken ViewSonic monitor going again … Continue reading

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