Archive for date: March 1, 2011

CMMR-6P-60 WWVB Clock Receiver…

March 1, 2011 | Amateur Radio, Links, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, I’ve been thinking (somewhat abstractly, since I have had relatively little free time lately) about what I eventually want my beacon transmitter to be. One of the issues with it is that I’d like it to be relatively autonomous and lower power: I’d like it to be able to run for weeks at a […]

A dual DAC…

March 1, 2011 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

My experimentation with oscilloscope displays made me wonder what the oscilloscope clock by Sparkfun/Dutchtronix used. It turns out to be a $5 dual parallel input DAC from Analog Devices, even available as a 20 pin PDIP. It can apparently do 833K samples per second, making it quite a bit faster than a conventional sound card […]