Cap Exploded in an ATU

I got called from a small AM station to help them out with their power problem. Their “first-gen” solid state Nautel transmitter was outputting a wimpy 400w output as it had backed itself off on on high SWR. A quick look at the transmitter showed some gross neglect as everything caked in dirt the problem…

Raspberry Pi Give-Away

Fish Fry announced that they are giving away a Raspberry Pi B through Element 14. If you have the time there is a short interview about the Gertboard add-on or whatever you want to call it with Gert van Loo  — More information can be found on google or my favourite place https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11773 Not an…

Stacking Pi plates MacGyver style

Using the stacking SIP connectors for Arduino’s works enough to get me by stacking these boards. One thing to note, this isn’t soldered in place, it actually needs a temporary spacer while soldering it so that the depth of the connector to the raspberry pi matched the original connector. (put the connector in place without soldering…