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The Michigan Mighty Mite grows a user interface, and steps out.

Late breaking update 12/14/2014: With the help of some folks on the SKCC sked page, the Mighty Mite completed not one, but two QSOs this evening! Both with stations in Tennessee, KC9W and KT4TN, both operators coincidently having the first … Continue reading

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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

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Tanked.

This post is the last in a series about building a vintage tube transmitter. All ham radio, not a smidge of Linux. The most exciting, and anxiety provoking moment in a homebrew project is the “smoke test.” That moment when … Continue reading

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You can’t get there from here.

Still in an intense ham radio frame of mind, Linux is waiting… I have spent a surprisingly large amount of time trying to figure out the physical layout for point to point wiring of my tube transmitter. Deciding where the … Continue reading

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Holes.

This post is all ham radio, with the emphasis on home brewing. About as far from Linux as you can get. As I have mentioned earlier in the year, I am a bit obsessed with the idea of home-brewing a … Continue reading

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Above all else, do no harm.

Just ham radio in this post. 100% linux free this time. It is deep winter, and as always I am obsessed with building small radios in my warm, indoor workshop. This year there is a bit of a twist, as … Continue reading

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