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by rfpowerdude
Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Popular Electronics Magazine
Replies: 18
Views: 12303

Re: Popular Electronics Magazine

I used to have copies of Popular Electronics all the way back to the late 50s. Stacks and stacks, boxes and boxes. This is when I was in voc-tech high school in 1981. My electronics teacher gave them to me as the school wanted to get rid of them. Filled up my dad's truck with'em. They got lost over ...
by rfpowerdude
Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which decimal-to-seven segment decoder chip ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Re: Which decimal-to-seven segment decoder chip ?

What about a decimal to BCD converter? Is there anything like that available? I know there are BCD to decimal, but what about decimal to BCD?<p>Otherwise, yses, you would have to make your own using a PLD or <gads!> discrete gates.<p>--
joe
by rfpowerdude
Sat Nov 08, 2003 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antenna design for LIPD 433Mhz
Replies: 5
Views: 1393

Re: Antenna design for LIPD 433Mhz

I am using some RF Monolithics transceivers for this kind of app. I made a printed loop antenna that is pretty much omnidirectional. There is a nice app note on loop antenna design I have at work, but I can't remember where I got it. I'll get it on Monday.<p>Any kind of directivity enhancement on th...