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Ham Operators' Paradise at Friedrichshafen's Flea Market
Blog  
7/10/2013   2 comments
Ham Radio show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is a must see for any ham enthusiast. Here's why.
Comment: re: "Arrgghh," said I… - 11/1/2012
Receiver protection: a game-changer
Blog  
4/24/2012   5 comments
Receiver protection is a pretty important issue in radio transceivers of all kinds. Think about it…the receiver front-end is built to amplify very small signals – fractions of a microvolt – and needs to be protected from the output of the transmitter.
Intel outside
Blog  
3/24/2012   23 comments
Why can’t the world’s biggest IC company get any market share in the cellular space?
The Battle of the Bands
Blog  
2/27/2012   7 comments
One thing the framers of regional frequency allocations did not anticipate was the evolution of global mobility.
RF, meet Analog; and his friend Digital.
Blog  
1/12/2012   6 comments
Techniques like digital predistortion and envelope-tracking draw from all three domains…digital, analog and RF, and allow fundamentally non-linear (but power-efficient) amplifiers to behave like linear amplifiers.
ZAP (EMP)! (hissssssssss)
Blog  
12/15/2011   18 comments
I live in New Hampshire. There are several things that happen regularly here.
Interference-cost tradeoffs and cheating
Blog  
11/13/2011   13 comments
I’ve been following the excellent series on EMC by the gurus at Kimmel-Gerke Associates. Every engineer should have their materials close to hand when designing any kind of electronic equipment.
Comment: re: Ham radio in the 21st century - 11/11/2011
Ham radio in the 21st century
Design How-To  
11/7/2011   17 comments
Ham radio today differs greatly from that of past years, but it still offers a fascinating way to explore electronics. Here’s a look at how it has changed and what it has to offer both old hands and newcomers alike.
What part of Part 15 didn’t you read?
Blog  
10/25/2011   20 comments
I saw the recent TI announcement of their 6LoWPAN series of products, and it got me thinking about Part 15 devices in general.
A Ham’s Eye View: Ham radio, Engineering, and Scouting
Blog  
10/3/2011   8 comments
A very unique opportunity to pay it forward is coming up on the weekend of October 15-16.
A Ham's Eye View
Blog  
9/29/2011   23 comments
Welcome to the first installment of a new blog in the EETimes empire. First, a few words of introduction…I’m Doug Grant, amateur radio callsign K1DG.


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Vetinari Clock: Additional Possibilities
Max Maxfield
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In my previous blog on the topic of my Vetinari Clock project, we pondered a number of possibilities for the positioning of switches on the front panel, and we ended up with a number of ...

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...