We’re still waiting on our house to be delivered. It’s out of our hands at this point, as the transporter says he needs a long stretch of dry days in order to safely deliver the house down our narrow and windy road. Given how stormy it’s been this late Winter (and now early Spring), there’s… Read More Progress Marches On!
Over on Substack, an introduction to backplane design, which will be the main mechanical element of Project Yamhill. Click on the image below to check it out: Thanks again for your patience as I post here to bring attention to my new endeavor.
Pardon the short posts, but I’m going to be working on bringing attention to the new content on Substack. Please click on over to see details on how I envision the architecture of this new radio learning platform!
Homestead Update I sit here in the very snowy Eola Hills of Yamhill County, Oregon watching the snow continuously pile up for the last 24 hours. I know that those of you who live in colder climes are probably laughing at me, but we’ve received about a foot of snow up here, which is a… Read More Putting Down Roots
I haven’t been able to actually just enjoy amateur radio much over the last several years. Between trying move Etherkit forward and dealing with the fallout of the disastrous COVID policy effects on my sons’ education, social, and emotional growth, there was very little time for it. Also, the process of selling our old house,… Read More 2022 ARRL 10 Meter Contest
Thanks to the efforts of Etienne Scott, K7ATN, we who live in the Pacific Northwest have a couple of nice SOTA summit-to-summit activity days each year. One that happens in early spring and if I remember correctly the other which occurs later in the summer. I participated in the spring S2S Party two years ago, but… Read More SOTA After Action Report – Sheridan Peak
Happy New Year 2015! 2014 was a bit of a mixed bag here. It’s been a transition year for Etherkit, as I reorganize and reorient the business for a renewed push to get the CC1 and other new products to market. I believe that good things are beginning to happen there. On a personal level,… Read More Wideband Transmission #6
A look into the intermod properties of a BF991 amplifier.… Read More Dual Gate MOSFET Investigations – Intermodulation
Latest CC1 Progress As you can see from the above photo, I have finished a significant portion of the digital side of the newest CC1 prototype and now I’m on to the receiver section. This weekend I finished my first pass of the audio chain and characterized the gain and frequency response of the chain.… Read More Wideband Transmission #5
I don’t have a ton of new updates for you from the NT7S bench, but I wanted to give you a heads up on an error on the Si5351A Breakout Board Rev B and let you know about some exciting stuff brewing on the Si5351 scene. When I created Rev B of the Si5351A Breakout… Read More Si5351A Update