Tag Archives: Radio

Rosetta Stone.

Lately I’ve been scouring the Internet for web pages and circuits about tube regens. The more circuits I find, the more fascinated I become by these simple yet demonstrably effective receivers. There are definitely several “families” that these circuits fall … Continue reading

Posted in Ham Radio, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can I hear you now?

Almost immediately after finishing the two-tube transmitter last spring, I began to think “Gee, wouldn’t it be great to build a receiver from scratch, so I could have an entirely homebrew station?” Apparently this kind of self-destructive thinking is a … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Ham Radio, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

But wait, there’s more!

About that regen… At the beginning of November 2014 I’d started collecting parts and begun the build of a WBR Regenerative Receiver. After building two (now three counting the Mighty Mite) transmitters, I was feeling a powerful urge to put … Continue reading

Posted in Ham Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Michigan Mighty Mite – oscillating, not liberated.

I have been in the throes of some serious building recently. The DFR (see previous post), a nearly completed WBR regen receiver, and now, suddenly, without warning, in two evenings, a Michigan Mighty Mite QRP transmitter. Soldersmoke is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Ham Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chasing a bug.

This post is once again 100% ham-centric, despite the fact that the title could just as easily apply to Linux, but I am working on some Linux stuff right now, and will do a Linux post soon. After eight or … Continue reading

Posted in Ham Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You probably already know this.

I expect that most people looking at this blog have some familiarity with amateur (ham) radio, and will therefore be familiar with the term QRP. You will see QRP mentioned a lot in my blog. On the other hand, you … Continue reading

Posted in Ham Radio | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment