Archive for date: April 18, 2011

The (too simple) Micro FM transmitter on a breadboard

April 18, 2011 | Amateur Radio, electronics | By: Mark VandeWettering

A couple of days ago, I mentioned Tetsuo Kogawa’s MicroFM transmitter, a simple one transistor FM radio transmitter. Tonight, I decided to put it together on an experimenter’s breadboard. I didn’t have the 2SC2001 transistor that Tetsuo Kogawa used, so I just dusted off one of my $.10 2N3904 transistors, and dug the rest of […]

Jesse Jackson Jr.: The iPad Is Killing American Jobs

April 18, 2011 | Quack of the Day, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m going to divert myself from my normally safe topics of conversations, and briefly wander into a matter of politics, because Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. has been getting a lot of press lately for his astonishingly stupid remarks about the iPad costing American jobs. Jesse Jackson Jr.: The iPad Is Killing American Jobs. Sigh. First […]