Venture outside the Amigo retro computer and Color BASIC to interface with a couple of simple hardware circuits.
Capacitor and resistor substitution boxes are very simple, yet handy pieces of test equipment. Here’s how they work and what’s available.
Test your electronic components knowledge with this photo quiz.
This beautifully designed timepiece showcases cold war era components (Numitrons) along with modern LEDs.
The Ham’s Wireless Workbench
by H. Ward Silver
Common Antennas You Need to Know About
Everything acts like an antenna — sometimes, the antenna is you! Knowing about common antennas is a good step toward effective data link and other wireless system design.
by Jeff Eckert
Events, Advances, and News (09.2016)
Planar lens for smartphones; optical clock accurate in the attosecond range; the new Asus’ ZenBook 3 laptop; how to run a quantum computer; what to do if you really need a lot of storage; a supply for your Pi; never losing anything again; and what happened to Bell Labs.