Archive for tag: electronics

More Meter Madness

January 12, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, after having read WB8ICN’s postings on QRPedia, I decided to try to measure the impedence of both of my meters. I dug a 1.5M ohm resistor out of the pile, and hooked some jumper leads to it. I then did the following: Measure the resistance of the resistor, using the DVM as an ohm […]

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Steve Weber on SMT Soldering

January 12, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Steve Weber has a nice Youtube video on surface mount soldering: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah5HEjDTHUo

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The Tale of Two Meters

January 12, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I’ve been mucking around with my RF probe circuitry a bit tonight, and encountered something pretty strange. I have two digital multimeters lying around, and my newly rebuilt RF probe/dummy load that I described earlier. I hook one multimeter to it, and I get a reading of 14 volts. I get my other cheapie […]

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