Archive for date: April 1, 2009

3000th Post! And Gratzel Cells…

April 1, 2009 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Wow…. this is the 3000th post that I’ve made to my blog since it’s inception. Huzzah. I really need to get a hobby. In any case, Bill Meara over at the Soldersmoke blog mentioned this video about constructing solar cells from donuts and tea. httpvh:// It sounds like a joke, but it’s not. It turns […]

Nice signals over to W1BW this evening…

April 1, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was getting some pretty good SNRs into the east coast this evening, so I set my MEPT beacon to SMT Hellschreiber mode. Here’s the clearest signal I’ve seen to date from W1BW: