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DDS Musings: Arithmetic with 32-bit Fixed Point Numbers

Spoiler alert: having spent a while trying to fit the DDS calculations into fixed-point numbers stuffed into a single 32 bit unsigned long value, it’s just a whole bunch of nope. 417 more words

Electronics Workbench

The Fence Fan Dipole

Came across this somewhat stealth multiband dipole antenna project.  Brought me back to when I was first licensed in the early ’80’s living in a condo residence I built one a bit more crudely designed then this one, but it did get me on the air with no complaints from my fellow neighbors at the time.   20 more words

Amateur Radio

GM6MEN-L operating schedule for week commencing 21st May 2017

Sunday 21st  – normal*.

Monday 22nd  – normal.

Tuesday 23rd – normal.

Wednesday 24th – normal.

Thursday 25th – normal.

Friday 26th – TBA.

Saturday 27th – TBA. 106 more words

Amateur Radio

Review of the Tecsun S-2000 Receiver for Ham Radio Listening

If you are starting out with the intention of listening in to Ham Radio users all around the world, this sturdy set is the business. Even for a beginner like me, it is simple and intuitive to use, as well as being very sensitive and able to pick up signals very clearly from all across Europe – and even (less clearly) from as far away as Southern Australia. 528 more words

Amateur Radio

Antenna Update

We are rapidly approaching June and grass cutting season is in earnest here in Wisconsin. We are over 3 inches ahead on rainfall this year and while we’ve had below average temperatures for the most part the grass hasn’t noticed. 344 more words

Amateur Radio

QB50 ISS CubeSat Deployments Phase 2

The second phase of QB50 CubeSats deployments from the International Space Station which was planned for May 23-25, 2017 has been postponed.

UPDATE May 21: 324 more words

Daily Updates


Waves are important to me. The waves of sound I interact with, the waves of data I surf and the waves of water I fish. Without waves my life would be much less interesting. 35 more words

Amateur Radio