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Are Kids the Future of Ham Radio?

Bob┬áK0NR has an alternate take on how to keep ham radio alive as many of its practitioners age up: For whatever reason, it seems that most people find themselves in a situation as an adult that causes them to say … Continue reading

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Vintage Engineering is Beautiful

EL84 output tubes in an EICO HF-81 integrated stereo amplifier.

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Refurbishing a Capacitance Tester

Parts Express sent me an advertisement for a $45 capacitance meter today. This actually a pretty good deal, and it’s a useful thing to have around if you’re doing electronics work. I’d probably have bought one myself, if I didn’t … Continue reading

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Meter Clock Roundup

Meter clocks are interesting works of geeky art that display the time using analog panel meters driven by a microcontroller. They can be strikingly artistic – and are getting to be very popular. There are a lot of homebrew designs … Continue reading

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