If you’re like me, you like to save some money. One place that I like to save is by constructing my own antennas. When I was looking to set up my base station at home, I looked through all kinds of designs, and ended on this one, the Dual Band J-Pole. Inspiration actually came in […]
Great Value/3-in-1 Solder Station First, a Safety Caution!! The included cable with my unit was wired incorrectly for North America, and could result in the unit being powered despite being turned off, or the fuse being blown. This could result in exposure to electrical shock! Recommend checking your cable against the included images, and replacing […]
“Call the spouse in here, I need a third hand!” This is probably not the best idea when dealing with hot molten solder and funny smelling smoke, but it may be necessary to get those components soldered on for the newest ham radio kit you’ve acquired. May I suggest that you may have a steadier […]
Reviewed by: Cam – W4XXV Title: Solder Smoke – Global Adventures in Wireless Electronics Author: Bill Meara Publish Date: 2009 Non-Fiction “Solder Smoke – Global Adventures in Wireless Electronics” is a book about Bill Meara’s journey through the magic of ham radio electronics and it’s relation to his life.